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Metabolic Syndrome and Cardiovascular Disease
Epidemiology, Assessment, and Management

ISBN 9780849393730
Published November 8, 2006 by CRC Press
344 Pages

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Book Description

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.

Table of Contents

Preface -- Acknowledgments -- Contributors -- Introduction /Scott M. Grundy -- 1. Metabolic Syndrome: Nomenclature, Definition, and Diagnosis /K. George M. Alberti and Paul Z. Zimmet -- 2. Epidemiology and Cardiovascular Disease Risk Assessment in the Metabolic Syndrome /Nathan D. Wong -- 3. Metabolic Syndrome and Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus /Ali Jawa and Vivian Fonseca -- 4. Vascular Biology of the Metabolic Syndrome /Justin M. S. Lee and Robin P. Choudhury -- 5. Vascular Disease in the Metabolic Syndrome: Mechanisms and Consequences /Andrew J. Krentz, Sarah Wild, and Christopher D. Byrne -- 6. Glycemic Control and the Metabolic Syndrome /John E. Gerich and Regina Dodis -- 7. Dyslipidemia in the Metabolic Syndrome /Natalia B. Volkova and Prakash C. Deedwania -- 8. Hypertension in the Metabolic Syndrome /Stanley S. Franklin -- 9. Obesity, Physical Activity, and Nutrition in the Metabolic Syndrome /Gang Hu, Timo A. Lakka, Hanna-Maaria Lakka, and Jaakko Tuomilehto -- 10. Management of Patients with the Metabolic Syndrome: Compliance with or Adherence to Treatment? /C. Tissa Kappagoda and Ezra A. Amsterdam -- Index.

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