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CHD patients with at least three signs of metabolic syndrome are twice as likely to die from a cardiovascular event.

The EUROPA trial found 23.4 per cent of 8,397 CHD patients had at least three signs of the syndrome. After 4.2 years 11.1 per cent had had a serious cardiovascular event, compared with 7.3 per cent of those without the syndrome.

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