The Metabolic Syndrome:: Epidemiology, Clinical Treatment, and Underlying Mechanisms by Barbara C. HansenThe Metabolic Syndrome:: Epidemiology, Clinical Treatment, and Underlying Mechanisms by Barbara C. Hansen

The Metabolic Syndrome:: Epidemiology, Clinical Treatment, and Underlying Mechanisms

EditorBarbara C. Hansen, George A. Bray

Paperback | November 9, 2010

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This book covers the most important clinical and bench science aspects of metabolic syndrome. It will be of value to all of those seeking a comprehensive update on the metabolic syndrome. Furthermore, it will provide a broad basis for advancing research in the multiple intersecting disciplines encompassed by the metabolic syndrome.
Title:The Metabolic Syndrome:: Epidemiology, Clinical Treatment, and Underlying MechanismsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:414 pagesPublished:November 9, 2010Publisher:Humana PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1617377503

ISBN - 13:9781617377501

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Table of Contents

Part I: Epidemiology and Clinical Treatment: Issues in defining and treating the metabolic syndromeChapter 1 Metabolic Syndrome: to be or not to be?Gerald M. ReavenChapter 2 The Role of Obesity in Insulin Resistance: Epidemiological and metabolic aspectsJames B. Meigs Chapter 3 Treatment of the Metabolic Syndrome with Weight Loss, Exercise, Hormones, and SurgeryGeorge A. BrayChapter 4 Insulin Resistance, Metabolic Syndrome, and Cardiovascular Disease: anepidemiological perspectiveEarl Ford and Simin Liu Chapter 5 The Sympatho-Adrenal System in Metabolic SyndromeLewis LandsbergPart II: Endothelial Function, Inflammation, and Dyslipidemia Chapter 6 Insulin Action and Endothelial FunctionKieren J. Mather, Alain Baron, and Michael J. QuonChapter 7 Macro and Micro Vascular Disease in an Insulin Resistant - Pre-diabetic AnimalModel (the JCR:LA-cp Rat)James C. Russell and Spencer D. Proctor: Chapter 8 High Sensitivity C-reactive protein (Hs-CRP) in Metabolic SyndromeYiqing Song, Simin Liu, and JoAnn MansonChapter 9 Insulin Signaling in Adipocytes and the Role of InflammationChristian X. Andersson, Ann Hammarstedt, Per-Anders Jansson and Ulf SmithChapter 10 Insulin Resistance and Dyslipidemia Tina J. Cahil, Gissette Reyes, and Henry N. Ginsberg Part III: Insulin - Secretion and Action: Underlying mechanisms of the metabolic syndromeChapter 11 Pancreatic Islet Pathophysiology and Pathology in ObesityAnne Clark, Jenni Moffitt, Leanne van de Laar, Katherine Pinnick, Farhina Sayyed Chapter 12 Glucagon Peptides and Insulin SensitivityJens Juul Holst and Filip Krag Knop Chapter 13 The Relationship between the Insulin Receptor Substrates and Metabolic Disease Morris F. White Chapter 14 Insulin Resistance and Inhibitors of the Insulin Receptor Tyrosine KinaseJack F. Youngren Chapter 15 Fat Feeding and Muscle Fat Deposition Eliciting Insulin Resistance: an updateE.W. Kraegen, G.J. Cooney, J.M. Ye, and S.M. Furler: Chapter 16 Alternations in Atypical Protein Kinase-C (APK-C) Activation in Insulin Resistance SyndromeRobert V. Faresse Chapter 17 The Liver's Role in Insulin Action and Resistance

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From the reviews:"This book presents a balanced view of the controversies surrounding the metabolic syndrome and supplies the reader with a detailed account of the key issues that divide the various camps. . is an admirable collection of scientifically focused and up-to-date views of the current thinking on the metabolic syndrome. It can be recommended for scientists working in this field as well as for clinicians who wish to gain a deeper understanding of this complex syndrome." (Arne Astrup, The New England Journal of Medicine, July, 2008)"This book covers three major perspective of the metabolic syndrome . . this book is written for an endocrinology audience and anyone who has a strong interest in the link between the basic science of insulin resistance and the clinical manifestations of the metabolic syndrome. Practitioners will find useful information about the underlying mechanisms of the disease as well as an overview of treatment approaches. . This is a high quality review of insulin resistance targeted at endocrinologists and basic scientists." (Matthew J. Sorrentino, Doody's Review Service, November, 2008)