3. Insulin Resistance in the Metabolic Syndrome

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

Published Online: 15 JAN 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780813820637.ch3

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) Insulin Resistance in the Metabolic Syndrome, in Metabolic Syndrome Pathophysiology: The Role of Essential Fatty Acids, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780813820637.ch3

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:

  • insulin resistance in metabolic syndrome;
  • genetic role in higher metabolic syndrome prevalence;
  • genetic factors interacting with environmental and dietary factors and increased incidence;
  • metabolic syndrome - insulin resistance in muscle tissue;
  • insulin resistance and hyperinsulinemia - resulting in metabolic risk factors;
  • exercise and insulin resistance;
  • exercise training - reducing azotemia-induced and acute exercise-stimulated increase in protein degradation;
  • exercise and inflammation and low-grade systemic inflammation in CHD;
  • homeostasis model insulin resistance index (HOMA-R);
  • exercise-induced structural and functional changes

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Is Insulin Resistance Responsible for the Metabolic Syndrome?

  • Exercise and Insulin Resistance

  • Anti-inflammatory Nature of Exercise

  • References