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Description - Metabolic Syndrome Pathophysiology by Undurti N. Das

Metabolic Syndrome Pathophysiology: The Role of Essential Fatty Acids provides current research exploring the links among insulin, insulin receptors, polyunsaturated fatty acids, brain growth and disease. Specific interactions of essential fatty acids and polyunsaturated fatty acids in brain development and several disease groups are described. The role of inflammation in disease and how fatty acids regulate low-systemic inflammation are examined and explained. Metabolic and neurologic dynamics are presented to provide a linkage between the presence of omega-3 and omega-6 and protection against diseases and conditions such as diabetes mellitus, obesity, autoimmune diseases and hypertension.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780813815534
ISBN-10: 0813815533
Format: Hardback
(250mm x 172mm x 18mm)
Pages: 284
Imprint: Iowa State University Press
Publisher: Iowa State University Press
Publish Date: 23-Feb-2010
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Undurti N. Das

Undurti N. Das, M.D. is the Chairman and Research Director of UND Life Sciences, USA and Ramalingaswami Fellow of the Department of Biotechnology, India. Dr Das is also the Editor-in-Chief of the journal Lipids in Health and Disease. He has published more than 400 international publications and has been awarded four USA patents.