2. Metabolic Syndrome: Insulin Resistance, Obesity, Diabetes Mellitus, Hypertension, Physical Activity and Genetic Factors

  1. Keith Frayn and
  2. Sara Stanner

Published Online: 11 FEB 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470774663.ch2

Cardiovascular Disease: Nutrition and Emerging Risk Factors: The Report of a British Nutrition Foundation Task Force

Cardiovascular Disease: Nutrition and Emerging Risk Factors: The Report of a British Nutrition Foundation Task Force

How to Cite

Frayn, K. and Stanner, S. (eds) (2008) Metabolic Syndrome: Insulin Resistance, Obesity, Diabetes Mellitus, Hypertension, Physical Activity and Genetic Factors, in Cardiovascular Disease: Nutrition and Emerging Risk Factors: The Report of a British Nutrition Foundation Task Force, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470774663.ch2

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 11 FEB 2008
  2. Published Print: 6 APR 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405101660

Online ISBN: 9780470774663

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Keywords:

  • insulin resistance;
  • hypertension;
  • diabetes mellitus;
  • obesity;
  • metabolic syndrome

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Aim of This Chapter

  • Overlap of Insulin Resistance, Obesity and Physical Inactivity

  • Insulin Resistance

  • Obesity

  • Hypertension

  • Dietary Effects on Obesity, Insulin Resistance, Diabetes and Hypertension

  • Physical Activity

  • Genetics

  • Summary

  • Key Points

  • Key References