By Henning Beck-Nielsen (auth.), Henning Beck-Nielsen (eds.)
The metabolic syndrome is a standard syndrome affecting approximately 20 % of the grownup inhabitants in Europe, and doubtless the superiority is of an analogous importance in different industrialised international locations around the globe. it's normally brought on by western way of life leading to belly weight problems, but additionally a genetic predisposition performs a task. This syndrome, that is associated with relaxation way of life and overeating/obesity, can become variety 2 diabetes, heart problems and melanoma. hence, right remedy and prevention are seriously wanted. This ebook discusses way of life intervention and remedy, particularly with pharmacological compounds, with a view to formulate a method for treating the metabolic syndrome within the day-by-day clinic.