Metabolic Syndrome Essentials 2011 is a concise, practical, and authoritative guide to the diagnosis, evaluation, treatment, and prevention of Metabolic Syndrome (MetSyn). MetSyn is a complex disorder combining obesity, dyslipidemia, hypertension and insulin resistance. This quick reference is an ideal resource for primary care physicians, cardiologists, endocrinologists and residents.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1 Introduction to the Metabolic Syndrome
Chapter 2 Etiology of Metabolic Syndrome
Chapter 3 Cardiac risk factors associated with the Metabolic Syndrome
Chapter 4 Cardiovascular outcomes of treating the Metabolic Syndrome
Chapter 5 Diabetes and the Metabolic Syndrome
Chapter 6 Metabolic Outcomes Resulting from the Treatment of the Metabolic Syndrome
Chapter 7 Metabolic Syndrome and the Liver
Chapter 8 Genito-urinary Manifestations of with the Metabolic Syndrome
Chapter 9 Central Nervous System Manifestations of Metabolic Syndrome
Chapter 10 Respiratory Manifestations of Metabolic Syndrome
Chapter 11 Cancer and Metabolic Syndrome
Chapter 12 Factors that Worsen Metabolic Syndrome
Chapter 13 Factors that Improve the Manifestations of Metabolic Syndrome
Chapter 14 The Metabolic Syndrome: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow
This is an interesting book on various aspects of the metabolic syndrome. It is a focused, well-written discussion of an important metabolic disorder. - Ronald N. Cohen, MD, University of Chicago Medical Center
About the Author(s)
David S.H. Bell, MD, FACP-Clinical Professor of Medicine, University of Birmingham School of Medicine, Birmingham, Alabama
David S. H. Bell, MB, is Clinical Professor of Medicine at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, School of Medicine, and a leading authority on the prevention and treatment of type 2 diabetes. During his distinguished career, he has contributed more than 230 articles to the medical literature. He is an active researcher and has served as Director of the Endocrine Clinical Research Program at the University of Alabama Birmingham. Dr. Bell speaks nationally and internationally on the treatment of type 2 diabetes and its complications, and he is currently a member of the editorial boards of Endocrine Practice, Treatments in Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Obesity and Metabolism. He is a recipient of the Distinguished Clinician Award from the American College of Endocrinology for outstanding contribution as a master educator and clinician and the Seale Harris Award from the Southern Medical Association for outstanding contributions to diabetes research.
James H. O'Keefe Jr., MD-Professor of Medicine, University of Missouri at Kansas City, Mid-America Heart Institute, St. Lukes Hospital
James H. O'Keefe, Jr., M.D., is Director of Preventive Cardiology at the Mid America Heart Institute and Professor of Medicine at the University of Missouri in Kansas City. His postgraduate training included a cardiology fellowship at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. He has written 135 articles and 6 books on cardiovascular medicine, and he lectures extensively on the role of therapeutic lifestyle changes and drug therapy in cardiovascular risk reduction. He is actively involved in patient care.