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Metabolic Syndrome: Physician's Reference

Metabolic Syndrome: Physician's Reference (CD(s) or DVD-Rom(s))

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There is a link between insulin resistance and hypertension, type 2 diabetes, dyslipidemia and other metabolic abnormalities that increase an individual's risk of developing atherosclerotic cardiovascular diseases. Metabolic syndrome defines a clustering of major cardiovascular risk factors, in association with central obesity or overweight. This Animation describes this syndrome and the pharmaco therapeutic focus on multiple risk factor intervention using combinations of antihypertensives, low dose aspirin, statins and antihyperglycaemic agents for diabetes as also targeting the underlying insulin resistance.

Health & WellbeingHealth & PsychologyCoping with personal problemsCoping with illnessHealth & WellbeingHealth & PsychologyPopular medicine & healthMedical & VeterinaryBrances of medicineEndocrinologyMedical & VeterinaryPre-clinical medicine: basic sciencesPhysiologyMetabolism Publisher: Focus Medica Pte Ltd Publication Date: 01/06/2008 ISBN-13: 9789814206617  Details: Type: CD(s) or DVD-Rom(s) Format: Digital or Media
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Anthony H. Barnett, MD, FRCP, is a Professor of Medicine at the University of Birmingham, running one of the biggest Diabetes Units in the United Kingdom. He is the Consultant Physician and Clinical Director of Diabetes and Endocrinology at Birmingham Heartlands Hospital. His research activities focus on genetics of diabetes and other "complex" diseases, causes leading to complications during diabetes as well as development of new therapies to treat diabetes and associated vascular complications. Prof. Barnett is the editor of journals like Modern Diabetes Management, Modern Hypertension Management and Obesity in Practice, in addition to publishing more than 300 original scientific papers.

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