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Epidemic of cardiovascular disease and diabetes : explaining the phenomenon in South Asians worldwide

Author: Raj S Bhopal
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2019.
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In South Asian's, the cardiovascular diseases of stroke and coronary heart disease (CVD) are epidemic, and diabetes mellitus (type 2) is pandemic. This book presents a synthesis that can help guide prevention, clinical care and research.
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Bhopal, Raj S.
Epidemic of cardiovascular disease and diabetes.
Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2019
(OCoLC)1054836097
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Raj S Bhopal
ISBN: 9780192569943 0192569945 9780191871917 0191871915 9780192569950 0192569953
OCLC Number: 1084756794
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Contents: Cover; Epidemic of Cardiovascular Disease and Diabetes; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Abbreviations; Glossary; 1 Introduction to the causes of cardiovascular disease and type 2 diabetes mellitus, South Asians, and the structure and approach of this book; 1.1 Chapter objectives; 1.2 Chapter summary; 1.3 Introduction to the puzzle of South Asians' high susceptibility to CVD and DM2 using an example from Scotland and the aims of this book; 1.4 South Asians and South Asia: definitions and the issue of heterogeneity; 1.5 Origins of South Asians and Europeans: implications for genetics 1.6 The immensity of the CVD and DM2 epidemic in South Asia: the case of India1.7 Inferring high susceptibility and the emergence of epidemics-​the role of reference populations for comparison; 1.8 A brief introduction to CHD, stroke, and DM2 and especially their known causes; 1.9 Explanations for the susceptibility of South Asians to CVD and DM2: outline; 1.10 Data artefact: an improbable explanation; 1.11 Competing causes: potentially important in examining patterns of death but not usually of morbidity 1.12 Health care access: critically important to progression of CVD and DM2 but not to their occurrence1.13 The book's approach to the acquisition and synthesis of evidence: literature review and discussions; 1.14 The scientific perspective of the book and its author: introducing epidemiology as a clinical, social, environmental, and public health science; 1.15 Structure of the book; 2 Genetic explanations 1: the thrifty genotype and its variants; 2.1 Chapter objectives; 2.2 Chapter summary; 2.3 Introduction to genetic hypotheses and to their appeal 2.4 A brief introduction to some elements of genetics relating to evolutionary hypotheses for chronic disease in individuals and populations2.5 The thrifty genotype hypothesis; 2.6 The predation release and drifty genotype hypotheses; 2.7 The mitochondrial efficiency hypothesis; 2.8 Conclusions; 3 Genetic explanations 2: adaptations in body size, shape, and composition; 3.1 Chapter objectives; 3.2 Chapter summary; 3.3 Introduction; 3.4 The distribution of body fat and why it matters 3.5 Explaining South Asians' tendency to high levels of adiposity in general and abdominal obesity in particular3.6 The adipose tissue (compartment) overflow hypothesis; 3.7 The variable disease selection hypothesis; 3.8 Fat-free mass and the role of muscle; 3.9 Other anatomical measures in relation to CVD and DM2; 3.10 Conclusions; 4 Genetic explanations 3: neurobehavioural explanations; 4.1 Chapter objectives; 4.2 Chapter summary; 4.3 Introduction to neurobehavioural explanations; 4.4 Some reflections on the behavioural switch hypothesis
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