Aaron I Vinik md PhD

Diabetes Research Institute, Department of Medicine, Eastern Virginia Medical School, The Leonard Strelitz Diabetes Institutes, Norfolk, VA Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Bone Disease Department of Medicine Mount Sinai School of Medicine New York, NY Oregon Health amp Science University Beaverton, OR The Leonard Strelitz Diabetes Institutes ISBN 978-1-58829-708-2 e-ISBN 978-1-59745-572-5 Library of Congress Control Number 2007933146 2008 Humana Press, a part of Springer Science...

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Undoubtedly, there is a worldwide epidemic of obesity, the metabolic syndrome and type 2 diabetes, and with these changes comes controversy What is the cause of the obesity epidemic Is the increase in type 2 diabetes caused by obesity alone or are there other factors involved, such as genetics Is the metabolic syndrome truly a syndrome or merely a grouping of risk factors for cardiovascular disease How do we effectively prevent and treat the epidemics of obesity, diabetes, and their devastating...