Table of Contents

The Metabolic Syndrome.
Epidemiology of the Metabolic Syndrome and Risk for Cardiovascular Disease and Diabetes.
The Metabolic Syndrome and Atherogenesis.
Triglyceride-Rich Lipoproteins.
High-Density Lipoprotein Metabolism.
Newer Coronary Risk Factors.
Dietary Effects on Cardiovascular Risk Factors.
Strategies for Treating Abnormal Lipid Profiles with Drugs.
Ethnic Differences in the Metabolic Syndrome.
Obesity Management.
Diabetes Mellitus and Cardiovascular Disease.
Gender Differences in Coronary Risk Factors and Risk Interventions.