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Metabolic syndrome pathophysiology : the role of essential fatty acids /

by Das, Undurti N.
Published by : Wiley-Blackwell, (Ames, Iowa :) Physical details: xiv, 268 p. : ill. ; 26 cm. ISBN: 0813815533 Subject(s): Metabolic syndrome %Pathophysiology. | Essential fatty acids %Pathophysiology. | Unsaturated fatty acids %Pathophysiology. | Insulin resistance %Pathophysiology. | Non-insulin-dependent diabetes %Pathophysiology. | Brain %Metabolism. | Metabolic Syndrome X %physiopathology. | Brain %physiopathology. | Fatty Acids, Essential %pharmacology. | Fatty Acids, Essential %physiology. | Fatty Acids, Unsaturated %pharmacology. | Fatty Acids, Unsaturated %physiology. Year: 2010
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

History, definition, and diagnosis of the metabolic syndrome -- Insulin resistance in the metabolic syndrome -- Is it necessary to redefine the metabolic syndrome? -- Is insulin resistance a disorder of the brain? -- Obesity -- Perinatal nutrition and obesity -- Essential hypertension -- Dietary factors and hypertension -- Is hypertension a disorder of the brain? -- Type 2 diabetes mellitus -- Pathophysiology of type 2 diabetes mellitus with particular reference to hypothalamus -- Insulin and insulin receptors in the brain and their role in the pathogenesis of obesity and type 2 diabetes mellitus -- Insulin, endothelial nitric oxide, and the metabolic syndrome -- Obesity, type 2 diabetes mellitus, the metabolic syndrome, and the gut microbiota -- Is it possible that the metabolic syndrome originates in the perinatal period? -- Essential fatty acids : biochemistry and physiology -- Role of EFAs/PUFAs in brain growth and development and pathophysiology of the metabolic syndrome -- EFAs/PUFAs and their metabolites in insulin resistance -- EFAs/PUFAs and atherosclerosis.

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