Glucolipotoxicity and the Heart, An Issue of Heart Failure Clinics


  • Peter Toth, MD, PhD, Sterling Rock Falls Clinic, Sterling, IL
  • Vasudevan Raghavan, MBBS, MD, Scott & White / Texas A&M Health Sciences Center, Temple, TX

Chronic overconsumption of sugar and fat elevates plasma levels of insulin and free fatty acids, a process referred to as glucolipotoxicity. This phenomenon may lead to heart failure. This issue explores in depth the relationship between glucolipotoxicity and heart failure.
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Book information

  • Published: October 2012
  • Imprint: SAUNDERS
  • ISBN: 978-1-4557-4892-1