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Lipids and Women’s Health

  • Geoffrey P. Redmond

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Geoffrey P. Redmond
    Pages 1-5
  3. David A. Chappell, Arthur A. Spector
    Pages 21-38
  4. Valery T. Miller, John C. La Rosa
    Pages 48-65
  5. Lian G. Ulrich
    Pages 66-80
  6. Byron J. Hoogwerf
    Pages 106-118
  7. Geoffrey P. Redmond
    Pages 119-131
  8. David W. Bilheimer
    Pages 175-226
  9. Erica Frank
    Pages 228-238
  10. Richard E. Garcia, Douglas Moodie
    Pages 239-246
  11. Back Matter
    Pages 251-260

About this book

Introduction

Lipids and Women's Health is an up-to-date critical review of pertinent scientific and clinical issues connected with lipid disorders in women. Topics discussed include the public health significance of cardiovascular disease in women, lipoprotein and lipid metabolism, effects of estrogens and progestins on lipid metabolism, metabolic changes of menopause, and the paradox of obesity, a curable disease that is rarely cured, as well as those conceptual advances in our understanding of diabetes mellitus that have clarified diagnosis and may have improved treatment. The relationship of diet and lipid intake to the development of breast and uterine cancer; dietary and drug treatment of lipid disorders; effects of exercise, smoking, and stress; and repercussions of lipid disorders on the family are explored. The volume should prove of use to gynecologists, internists, family practitioners, and pediatricians, as well as to all other professionals with a major concern for the health of female patients.

Keywords

Diabetes Diabetes mellitus Endokrinologie Internist Lipidstoffwechsel endocrinology gynäkologische Endokrinologie menopause metabolism obesity protein sex steroid steroids

Editors and affiliations

  • Geoffrey P. Redmond
    • 1
  1. 1.Foundation for Developmental Endocrinology, IncClevelandUSA

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