1. Introduction

  1. Undurti N. Das MD, PhD, FAMS President CEO Editor-in-Chief1,2

Published Online: 15 JAN 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780813820637.ch1

Metabolic Syndrome Pathophysiology: The Role of Essential Fatty Acids

Metabolic Syndrome Pathophysiology: The Role of Essential Fatty Acids

How to Cite

Das, U. N. (2010) Introduction, in Metabolic Syndrome Pathophysiology: The Role of Essential Fatty Acids, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780813820637.ch1

Author Information

  1. 1

    UND Life Sciences, Ohio, USA

  2. 2

    Lipids in Health and Disease, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 JAN 2010
  2. Published Print: 19 FEB 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780813815534

Online ISBN: 9780813820637

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Keywords:

  • metabolic syndrome - multiplex risk factors for cardiovascular disease (CVD) and atherosclerosis;
  • dyslipidemia, hypertension, and hyperglycemia - clustering, as clustering Syndrome X;
  • clustering Syndrome X - multiplex risk factor for CVD (2);
  • metabolic syndrome or metabolic syndrome X or insulin resistance syndrome;
  • metabolic syndrome and polycystic ovary syndrome, fatty liver, cholesterol gallstones, and cancer;
  • National Cholesterol Education Program's Adult Treatment Panel III report (ATP III) - six components to CVD;
  • metabolic syndrome and hyperfibrinogenemia, PAI-1, low tissue plasminogen activator, nephropathy, microalbuminuria, and hyperuricemia;
  • World Health Organization (WHO) - defining metabolic syndrome as constellation of features;
  • National Cholesterol Education Program (NCEP) - metabolic syndrome based on clinical and biological measures;
  • International Diabetes Federation (IDF) Epidemiology Task Force group - metabolic syndrome and central obesity

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