Metabolic Syndrome and Cardiovascular Disease: Epidemiology, Assessment, and Management

1st Edition

Andrew J. Krentz, Nathan D. Wong

CRC Press
Published November 8, 2006
Reference - 344 Pages
ISBN 9780849393730 - CAT# DK9373

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Summary

Addressing a topic of utmost importance in the field, this text addresses the epidemiology, diagnosis, assessment, and management of patients with metabolic syndrome-focusing on implications for cardiovascular disease risk. With an abundance of clearly organized tables, flowcharts, and practice guidelines, this blue-ribbon source succinctly analyzes recent clinical trials, compares and assesses recent and emerging therapies, and provides recommendations for the improved assessment and treatment of patients, while supplying a state-of-the-art overview of approaches to optimize and enhance patient care.