Chapter 4. Therapeutic Lifestyle Changes in the Management of Lipid Disorders and the Metabolic Syndrome

  1. Peter P. Toth M.D., PH.D. Director of Preventive Cardiology Chief of Medicine Clinical Associate Professor1,2,3,4 and
  2. Kevin C. Maki PH.D. President Chief Science Officer5

Published Online: 1 OCT 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470696873.ch4

Practical Lipid Management: Concepts and Controversies

Practical Lipid Management: Concepts and Controversies

How to Cite

Toth, P. P. and Maki, K. C. (2008) Therapeutic Lifestyle Changes in the Management of Lipid Disorders and the Metabolic Syndrome , in Practical Lipid Management: Concepts and Controversies, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470696873.ch4

Author Information

  1. 1

    Sterling Rock Falls Clinic, Ltd., USA

  2. 2

    CGH Medical Center Sterling, Illinois, USA

  3. 3

    Departments of Family and Community Medicine, University of Illinois College of Medicine Peoria, Illinois, USA

  4. 4

    Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, Springfield, Illinois, USA

  5. 5

    Provident Clinical Research & Consulting, Inc., Glen Ellyn, Illinois and Bloomington, Indiana, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 1 OCT 2008
  2. Published Print: 17 OCT 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470056905

Online ISBN: 9780470696873

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Keywords:

  • metabolic syndrome (MetS) – CHD cluster risk factors;
  • national cholesterol education program adult treatment panel (NCEP ATP);
  • lifestyle factors and CHD risk determinants;
  • therapeutic lifestyle changes;
  • metabolic syndrome;
  • TLC diet and nutrient composition;
  • NCEP ATP III for viscous fiber dietary source;
  • allied health professionals significance;
  • TLC recommendations assisting patients

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Nature and Nurture in the Development of CHD Risk Factors

  • Lifestyle Factors as Determinants of CHD Risk in Populations

  • Within Country Variations in Lifestyle and CHD Risk

  • The Metabolic Syndrome

  • Therapeutic Lifestyle Changes

  • The TLC Diet

  • Dietary Adjuncts: Viscous Fibers and Plant Sterol/Stanol Products

  • Physical Activity and Weight Reduction

  • Smoking Cessation

  • Importance of Allied Health Professionals