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Title Metabolic syndrome and cardiovascular disease : epidemiology, assessment, and management / edited by Andrew J. Krentz, Nathan D. Wong
Published New York : Informa Healthcare, ©2007


Description 1 online resource (xxi, 313 pages) : illustrations
Contents 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 [and others] -- 10. Management of patients with the metabolic syndrome : compliance with or adherence to treatment? / C. Tissa Kappagoda and Ezra A. Amsterdam
Summary 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 patie
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Metabolic syndrome.
Cardiovascular system -- Diseases -- Risk factors
Metabolic Syndrome -- complications
Cardiovascular Diseases -- metabolism
Metabolic Syndrome -- physiopathology
Metabolic Syndrome
MEDICAL -- Cardiology.
Cardiovascular system -- Diseases -- Risk factors
Metabolic syndrome
Form Electronic book
Author Krentz, Andrew J.
Wong, Nathan D.
LC no. 2006049731
ISBN 9781420020601