Volume 8-4. Glucolipotoxicity and the Heart, An Issue of Heart Failure Clinics

1st Edition

Authors:

Description

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.

Details

No. of pages:
240
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2012
Published:
Imprint:
Saunders
eBook ISBN:
9781455747115
Print ISBN:
9781455748921

About the authors

Peter Toth

Affiliations and Expertise

Sterling Rock Falls Clinic, Sterling, IL

Vasudevan Raghavan

Affiliations and Expertise

Scott & White / Texas A&M Health Sciences Center, Temple, TX