Metabolic Syndrome and Cardiovascular Disease: Epidemiology, Assessment, and Management

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2006-11-08
  • Publisher: CRC Press

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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 v
Acknowledgments vii
Contributors xi
Introduction xiii
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? 279(28)
C. Tissa Kappagoda and Ezra A. Amsterdam
Index 307

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