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1st Edition

Atlas of Cardiometabolic Risk

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ISBN 9780849370533
Published April 11, 2007 by CRC Press
176 Pages 158 Color & 7 B/W Illustrations

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Book Description

The first atlas devoted specifically to cardiometabolic risk, this book will provide a concise visual primer on the pathophysiology, epidemiology, diagnosis, treatment, and clinical and radiologic features of this disorder.  Describing recent care strategies and current practices in patient assessment, this source will allow clinicians to accurately identify and treat those patients at increased risk for metabolic syndrome, cardiovascular disease, and diabetes.

Table of Contents

Classification and Evolution of Metabolic Syndrome. Role of Insulin resistance in the Etiology of Metabolic Syndrome. Body composition and Ectopic “Fat” in development of Metabolic syndrome. Clinical considerations of Metabolic syndrome. Non traditional risk factors. General Principles of Treatment.

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