Glucolipotoxicity and the Heart, An Issue of Heart Failure Clinics, 1st Edition

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By Peter P. Toth, MD, PhD and Vasudevan A. Raghavan, MBBS, MD
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 glucolipotox ...view more
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.
ISBN :
9781455748921
Publication Date :
08-10-2012
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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.

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By Peter P. Toth, MD, PhD, Sterling Rock Falls Clinic, Sterling, IL and Vasudevan A. Raghavan, MBBS, MD, Scott & White / Texas A&M Health Sciences Center, Temple, TX