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Metabolic Syndrome

From Risk Factors to Management

Michael J. Blaha, Rajesh Tota-Maharaj

Data di pubblicazione: 05/2012

ISBN: 978-88-9741-920-4

In inglese


Increased caloric intake, increased refined carbohydrate consumption, and physical inactivity have led to an explosion in the worldwide incidence of abdominal obesity and the emerging epidemic of insulin resistance, resulting in an increase of metabolic syndrome. The comprehensive “ABCDE” approach presented in this book provides a memory tool for use in everyday clinical practice. In this unique, easy-to-read text, the 17 most important clinical trials in the field of the metabolic syndrome are presented, that every clinician should know.

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Diabetologists, general practitioners, cardiologists, internists

€ 10,99

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Autori

Michael J. Blaha
Cardiologia preventiva, Centro per la prevenzione delle malattie cardiache, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Ciccarone Center, Baltimora, Maryland, USA

Rajesh Tota-Maharaj
Centro per la prevenzione delle malattie cardiache, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Ciccarone Center, Baltimora, Maryland, USA

Sommario
  • Metabolic syndrome. A global problem
    • Definition
    • Causes and components
    • Consequences
  • The comprehensive “ABCDE” approach to management
    • A = Assessment of cardiovascular risk / Aspirine
    • B = Blood pressure
    • C = Cholesterol
    • D = Diet / Diabetes prevention
    • E = Exercise therapy
  • Metabolic syndrome in the pediatric population
  • Clinical trials
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