Chapter 9. Diabetes, Obesity and Cardiovascular Disease — Therapeutic Implications

  1. Anthony H. Barnett Professor of Medicine and Consultant Physician2 and
  2. Sudhesh Kumar Professor of Medicine3
  1. Jayadave Shakher Associate Specialist1 and
  2. Anthony H. Barnett Professor of Medicine and Consultant Physician2

Published Online: 7 FEB 2006

DOI: 10.1002/0470011106.ch9

Obesity and Diabetes

Obesity and Diabetes

How to Cite

Shakher, J. and Barnett, A. H. (2004) Diabetes, Obesity and Cardiovascular Disease — Therapeutic Implications, in Obesity and Diabetes (eds A. H. Barnett and S. Kumar), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/0470011106.ch9

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Dept of Medicine/Diabetes/Endocrinology, Birmingham Heartlands Hospital, Birmingham, UK

  2. 3

    Diabetes & Metabolism, Warwick Medical School, University of Warwick, Coventry CV4 7AL, UK

Author Information

  1. 1

    Diabetes and Endocrinology, Birmingham Heartlands and Solihull NHS Trust (Teaching), Birmingham, UK

  2. 2

    Dept of Medicine/Diabetes/Endocrinology, Birmingham Heartlands Hospital, Birmingham, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 7 FEB 2006
  2. Published Print: 17 APR 2004

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470848982

Online ISBN: 9780470011102

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Summary

  • Introduction

  • Obesity and Mortality

  • Obesity and Cardiovascular Disease

  • Obesity and Hypertension

  • Obesity and Dyslipidaemia

  • Obesity, Type 2 Diabetes and Insulin Resistance

  • Obesity and Type 2 Diabetes

  • Insulin Resistance and Cardiovascular Disease

  • Type 2 Diabetes and Dyslipidaemia

  • Type 2 Diabetes and Hypertension

  • Type 2 Diabetes and CHD

  • Benefits of Weight Loss

  • Exercise

  • Pharmacotherapy

  • Management of Hypertension

  • Management of Dyslipidaemia

  • Antiplatelet Therapy

  • Conclusion

  • References