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Coronary Heart Disease EpidemiologyFrom aetiology to public health$
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Michael Marmot and Paul Elliott

Print publication date: 2005

Print ISBN-13: 9780198525738

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2009

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198525738.001.0001

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Metabolic syndrome, diabetes, and coronary heart disease

Metabolic syndrome, diabetes, and coronary heart disease

(p.311) Chapter 21 Metabolic syndrome, diabetes, and coronary heart disease
Coronary Heart Disease Epidemiology

G. Hu

Q. Qiao

J. Tuomilehto

Oxford University Press

This chapter discusses the association of metabolic syndrome, diabetes, and coronary heart disease (CHD). Topics covered include incidence of CHD and CVD in patients with diabetes, possible mechanisms linking metabolic factors to CHD, and prevention of CHD in people with abnormal glucose regulation.

Keywords:   diabetes mellitus, cardiovascular disease, CHD, hyperglycaemia, insulin resistance

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