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Author Mittal, Satish

Title The metabolic syndrome in clinical practice / Satish Mittal
Published London : Springer, ©2008


Description 1 online resource (x, 259 pages) : illustrations
Series Studies in fuzziness and soft computing ; v. 221.
Contents Front Matter; Introduction; Components of Metabolic Syndrome; Pathogenesis of the Metabolic Syndrome; Clinical Diagnosis of the Metabolic Syndrome; Consequences of the Metabolic Syndrome; Clinical Management of the Metabolic Syndrome; The Metabolic Syndrome and Obesity in Children and Adolescents; Back Matter
Summary "Metabolic Syndrome in Clinical Practice addresses current issues and interactions surrounding metabolic syndrome, obesity, diabetes and cardiovascular disease. It provides an approach to the understanding of insulin resistance and obesity/hypertriglyceridemic waist as underlying factors causing metabolic syndrome and is written as a series of questions and answers. The questions have been selected to address those issues relevant to clinical practice. Crucial to the understanding of this syndrome, the components of metabolic syndrome are dealt with in depth." "This book is a reference resource on the topic for residents in internal medicine, family medicine/primary care physicians, medical students, nurse practitioners and related health professionals."--Jacket
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
In Springer e-books
Subject Metabolic syndrome.
Metabolic Syndrome
MEDICAL -- Endocrinology & Metabolism.
MEDICAL -- Nutrition.
Metabolic Syndrome X.
Syndrome métabolique.
Metabolic syndrome.
Metabolic syndrome
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9781846289118