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Metabolic Syndrome and Cardiovascular Disease: Epidemiology, Assessment and Management

Yale Medicine Magazine, 2007 - Spring


edited by Nathan D. Wong, M.P.H. ’87, and Andrew J. Krentz, M.D. (Informa Healthcare) This text addresses the epidemiology, diagnosis, assessment and management of patients with metabolic syndrome—focusing on implications for cardiovascular disease risk. With tables, flowcharts and practice guidelines, this resource analyzes recent clinical trials, compares and assesses new and emerging therapies and provides recommendations for improving the assessment and treatment of patients.