Femme Vitale

Femme Vitale

Femme Vitale illustrates the complexity of Metabolic Syndrome. At the core of the syndrome is a metabolic process called insulin resistance which is linked to increasing obesity. The consequences of this vary from person to person and may include high blood pressure, diabetes, high cholesterol and heart disease.

On permanent display at the Copenhagen Medical Museion, Denmark. 


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Photo by Tom Lee

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