Impact of Lifestyle Medicine on Dysglycemia-Based Chronic Disease

Authored by: A. Michael , Jeffrey I. Mechanick

Lifestyle Medicine

Print publication date:  May  2019
Online publication date:  April  2019

Print ISBN: 9781138708846
eBook ISBN: 9781315201108
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Dysglycemia-based chronic disease describes a spectrum of metabolic risk, to biochemical risk (prediabetes), to early asymptomatic type 2 diabetes, to late type 2 diabetes with complications, particularly cardiovascular events, reflecting varying degrees of pancreatic ß-cell dysfunction, insulin resistance, inflammation, and organ dysfunction. Metabolic syndrome, insulin resistance syndrome, and polycystic ovary syndrome also fall within this dysglycemia spectrum.

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