List of Contributors.
1 The Epidemiology of the Metabolic Syndrome and its Association with Diabetes, Cardiovascular Disease and Other Conditions (Sarah H. Wild and Christopher D. Byrne).
2 Metabolic Syndrome and Ethnicity (Thérèse Tillin and Nita G. Forouhi).
3 Developmental Origins of Endothelial Dysfunction: A Key Step in Cardiometabolic Disease (Christopher Torrens, Geraldine F. Clough and Mark A Hanson).
4 Developmental Origins of Insulin Resistance and Type 2 Diabetes (Susan E. Ozanne and Kenneth Siddle).
5 The Metabolic Syndrome in Children (Ram Weiss and Sonia Caprio).
6 Assessment of Insulin Sensitivity (Julia Szendroedi, Esther Phielix and Michael Roden).
7 Recent Progress in Identifying Genes Contributing to Type 2 Diabetes (Weijia Xie, Timothy M Frayling and Michael N Weedon).
8 Endocrine Aspects of the Metabolic Syndrome (Richard I.G. Holt and Peter Sönksen).
9 Brain Insulin Resistance (Katharine F Hunt, Yee Seun Cheah and Stephanie A Amiel).
10 Cardiorespiratory Fitness and the Metabolic Syndrome (Paul A. McAuley and Steven N. Blair).
11 Metabolic Syndrome and Mental Illness (Richard I.G. Holt and Robert C Peveler).
12 Atherothrombosis and the Metabolic Syndrome (Kristina F Standeven and Peter J Grant).
13 Inflammation and Metabolic Syndrome (Sridevi Devaraj, David Siegel and Ishwarlal Jialal).
14 Adipocytokine Dysregulation, Obesity and the Metabolic Syndrome (Ulf Smith and Xiaolin Yang).
15 Non Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (Mohammed H. Ahmed and Christopher D. Byrne).
16 Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (Naveed Sattar).
17 Nutrition: Its Relevance in Development and Treatment of the Metabolic Syndrome (Jim Mann and Lisa Te Morenga).
18 Non-Surgical Treatments for the Metabolic Syndrome (Markolf Hanefeld U Schatz, and Frank Schaper).
19 Metabolic/Bariatric Surgery Therapy for the Metabolic Syndrome (Henry Buchwald).