Metabolic Syndrome: From Risk Factors To Management by Michael BlahaMetabolic Syndrome: From Risk Factors To Management by Michael Blaha

Metabolic Syndrome: From Risk Factors To Management

byMichael Blaha, Rajesh Tota-maharaj

Paperback | May 31, 2012

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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. Physicians can use the metabolic syndrome concept to guide focused lifestyle changes, lower blood pressure goals, and earlier intervention with aspirin, LDL-lowering drugs, and perhaps insulin-sensitizing medications. 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.

Dr. Michael J. Blaha is a preventive cardiologist at The Johns Hopkins Hospital Ciccarone Center for the Prevention of Heart Disease in Baltimore, Maryland, USA. Dr. Blaha's interests include population health, the metabolic syndrome, prediction of future cardiovascular risk, and early detection of subclinical atherosclerosis. Dr. Blah...
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Title:Metabolic Syndrome: From Risk Factors To ManagementFormat:PaperbackDimensions:192 pages, 8.75 × 6.35 × 0.68 inPublished:May 31, 2012Publisher:Seed Medical PublishersLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

1. The metabolic syndrome. a global problem2. Defining the metabolic syndrome3. Causes and components of the metabolic syndrome4. Consequences of the metabolic syndrome5. The comprehensive "abcde" approach to management6. Assessment of cardiovascular risk7. Aspirin and antithrombotics8. Blood pressure9. Cholesterol10. Diet and weight management11. Diabetes prevention12. Exercise therapy13. Metabolic syndrome in the pediatric population14. Summary of treatment approaches15. Appendix. clinical trials