The Metabolic Syndrome

Epidemiology Clinical Treatment and Underlying Mechanisms

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ISBN: 978-1-58829-738-9 (Print) 978-1-60327-116-5 (Online)

Table of contents (19 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xii

  2. Metabolic Syndrome—Past and Future

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      Pages 1-7

      Metabolic Syndrome—Past and Future

  3. Epidemilogy And Clinical Treatment: Issues In Defining And Treating The Metabolic Syndrome

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 9-9

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      Pages 11-36

      Metabolic Syndrome

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      Pages 37-55

      The Role of Obesity in Insulin Resistance

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      Pages 57-73

      Treatment of the Metabolic Syndrome with Weight Loss, Exercise, Hormones, and Surgery

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      Pages 75-84

      Insulin Resistance, Metabolic Syndrome, and Cardiovascular Disease

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      Pages 85-104

      The Sympatho-Adrenal System in the Metabolic Syndrome

  4. Endothelial Function, Inflammation, and Dyslipidemia

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 105-105

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      Pages 107-135

      Insulin Action and Endothelial Function

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      Pages 137-166

      Macro- and Microvascular Disease in an Insulin-Resistant Pre-Diabetic Animal Model

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      Pages 167-188

      High-Sensitivity C-Reactive Protein and the Metabolic Syndrome

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      Pages 189-204

      Insulin Signaling in Adipocytes and the Role of Inflammation

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      Pages 205-218

      Insulin Resistance and Dyslipidemia

  5. Insulin—Secretion and Action: Underlying Mechanisms of the Metabolic Syndrome

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 219-219

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      Pages 221-232

      Pancreatic Islet Pathophysiology and Pathology in Obesity

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      Pages 233-254

      Glucagon-like Peptides and Insulin Sensitivity

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      Pages 255-278

      The Relationship Between the Insulin Receptor Substrates and Metabolic Disease

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      Pages 279-305

      Insulin Resistance and Inhibitors of the Insulin Receptor Tyrosine Kinase

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      Pages 307-328

      Fat Feeding and Muscle Fat Deposition Eliciting Insulin Resistance

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      Pages 329-342

      Alterations in Atypical Protein Kinase C Activation in Insulin Resistance Syndromes

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      Pages 343-372

      The Liver, Glucose Homeostasis, and Insulin Action in Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus

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      Pages 373-386

      Chronomics of the Metabolic Syndrome

  6. Back Matter

    Pages 387-401