Glucolipotoxicity and the Heart, An Issue of Heart Failure ClinicsBy
- 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.
Hardbound, 240 Pages
Published: October 2012