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Title Cardiovascular diabetology : clinical, metabolic and inflammatory facets / volume editors, Enrique Z. Fisman, Alexander Tenenbaum
Published Basel ; New York : Karger, ©2008

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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 174 pages) : illustrations
Series Advances in cardiology, 0065-2326 ; v. 45
Advances in cardiology ; v. 45. 0065-2326
Contents Hyperglycemia and the pathobiology of diabetic complications / Aronson, D. -- Endothelial dysfunction in normal and abnormal glucose metabolism / Esper, R.J. [and others] -- Biomarkers in cardiovascular diabetology: interleukins and matrixins / Fisman, E.Z. ; Adler, Y.; Tenenbaum, A. -- Arterial elasticity in cardiovascular disease: focus on hypertension, metabolic syndrome and diabetes / Cernes, R.; Zimlichman, R.; Shargorodsky, M. -- Hypertension and diabetes / Grossman, E.; Messerli, F.H. -- Impaired glucose metabolism and cerebrovascular diseases / Tanne, D. -- Impact of metabolic syndrome in patients with acute coronary syndrome / Feinberg, M.S.; Schwartz, R.; Behar, S. -- Optimal management of combined dyslipidemia: what have we behind statins monotherapy? / Tenenbaum, A. [and others] -- Non-insulin antidiabetic therapy in cardiac patients: current problems and future prospects / Fisman, E.Z.; Motro, M.; Tenenbaum, A
Summary The prevalence of obesity, metabolic syndrome and diabetes - three links of the same 'atherothrombotic chain' - has reached pandemic proportions worldwide. As a result, our civilization is at war against a threatening enemy: cardio-diabetes. Several independent physiological processes underlie the clustering of cardio-diabetes, including central obesity, insulin resistance, dyslipidemia, inflammation, impaired glucose tolerance, and hypertension. Early detection is of overwhelming importance for public health. The complex and intimate relationship between cardiovascular disease and diabetes from basic science to clinical and therapeutic concerns is discussed in this outstanding book. Beginning with molecular, biochemical, inflammatory and cellular aspects, this publication continues with histological and pathophysiological issues, details particular problems in specific metabolic and clinical settings, and finally analyzes several aspects of clinical pharmacology focusing on the optimal management of combined dyslipidemia and non-insulin antidiabetic therapy in cardiac diabetic patients. This book will be a gain in knowledge for every cardiologist, diabetologist, specialist in internal medicine, nutritionalist, general physician and medical student
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Diabetes -- Complications.
Cardiovascular system -- Diseases -- Complications
Diabetes.
Cardiovascular Diseases -- complications
Diabetes Complications
Diabetes Mellitus
Diabetes.
Cardiovascular system -- Diseases -- Complications.
Diabetes -- Complications.
Diabetes mellitus -- Kardiovaskuläre Krankheit -- Aufsatzsammlung.
Kardiovaskuläre Krankheit -- Diabetes mellitus -- Aufsatzsammlung.
Form Electronic book
Author Fisman, Enrique Z.
Tenenbaum, Alexander.
S. Karger (Firm)
ISBN 9783805584289
3805584288