Metabolic Syndrome and Cardiovascular Disease

Metabolic Syndrome and Cardiovascular Disease

by Andrew J. Krentz
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Taylor & Francis
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Metabolic Syndrome and Cardiovascular Disease

Addressing a topic of utmost importance in the field, this text addresses the epidemiology, diagnosis, assessment, and management of patients with metabolic syndrome-focusing on implications for cardiovascular disease risk. With an abundance of clearly organized tables, flowcharts, and practice guidelines, this blue-ribbon source succinctly analyzes recent clinical trials, compares and assesses recent and emerging therapies, and provides recommendations for the improved assessment and treatment of patients, while supplying a state-of-the-art overview of approaches to optimize and enhance patient care.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780849393730
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 11/06/2006
Pages: 344
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Preface     v
Acknowledgments     vii
Contributors     xi
Introduction   Scott M. Grundy     xiii
Metabolic Syndrome: Nomenclature, Definition, and Diagnosis   K. George M. Alberti   Paul Z. Zimmet     1
Epidemiology and Cardiovascular Disease Risk Assessment in the Metabolic Syndrome   Nathan D. Wong     17
Metabolic Syndrome and Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus   Ali Jawa   Vivian Fonseca     41
Vascular Biology of the Metabolic Syndrome   Justin M. S. Lee   Robin P. Choudhury     79
Vascular Disease in the Metabolic Syndrome: Mechanisms and Consequences   Andrew J. Krentz   Sarah Wild   Christopher D. Byrne     109
Glycemic Control and the Metabolic Syndrome   John E. Gerich   Regina Dodis     145
Dyslipidemia in the Metabolic Syndrome   Natalia B. Volkova   Prakash C. Deedwania     191
Hypertension in the Metabolic Syndrome   Stanley S. Franklin     219
Obesity, Physical Activity, and Nutrition in the Metabolic Syndrome   Gang Hu   Timo A. Lakka   Hanna-Maaria Lakka   Jaakko Tuomilehto     241
Management of Patients with the MetabolicSyndrome: Compliance with or Adherence to Treatment?   C. Tissa Kappagoda   Ezra A. Amsterdam     279
Index     307

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