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

  1. Anthony H. Barnett2,3,4 and
  2. Sudhesh Kumar5
  1. Jayadave Shakher1 and
  2. Anthony H. Barnett2,3,4

Published Online: 24 APR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9780470741474.ch9

Obesity and Diabetes, Second Edition

Obesity and Diabetes, Second Edition

How to Cite

Shakher, J. and Barnett, A. H. (2009) Diabetes, Obesity and Cardiovascular Disease – Therapeutic Implications, in Obesity and Diabetes, Second Edition (eds A. H. Barnett and S. Kumar), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470741474.ch9

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Department of Medicine, University of Birmingham, UK

  2. 3

    Birmingham Heartlands and Solihull NHS Trust, UK

  3. 4

    Birmingham Heartlands Hospital, Undergraduate Centre, Bordesley Green East, Birmingham, B9 5SS, UK

  4. 5

    Warwick Medical School, University of Warwick, Coventry, CV4 7AL, UK

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Medicine, Diabetes and Endocrinology, Birmingham Heartlands Hospital, Bordesley Green East, Birmingham, B9 5SS, UK

  2. 2

    Department of Medicine, University of Birmingham, UK

  3. 3

    Birmingham Heartlands and Solihull NHS Trust, UK

  4. 4

    Birmingham Heartlands Hospital, Undergraduate Centre, Bordesley Green East, Birmingham, B9 5SS, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 24 APR 2009
  2. Published Print: 20 MAR 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470519813

Online ISBN: 9780470741474

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Keywords:

  • diabetes, obesity and cardiovascular disease – therapeutic implications;
  • association between excess body weight and death;
  • obesity and cardiovascular disease;
  • obesity and dyslipidaemia;
  • Third National Health and Nutrition Survey (NHANES III) data;
  • insulin resistance and cardiovascular disease;
  • type 2 diabetes and hypertension;
  • benefits of weight loss;
  • obesity and type 2 diabetes - major risk factors for cardiovascular disease

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Obesity and mortality

  • Obesity and cardiovascular disease

  • Obesity and hypertension

  • Obesity and dyslipidaemia

  • Metabolic syndrome, 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

  • Management of hypertension

  • Management of dyslipidaemia

  • Conclusions

  • References