Metabolic and neurologic dynamics are presented to provide a linkage between the presence of omega-3 and omega-6 and protection against diseases and conditions such as diabetes mellitus, autoimmune diseases and hypertension. Specific interactions of essential fatty acids and polyunsaturated fatty acids in brain development and several disease groups are described. The role of inflammation in disease and how fatty acids regulate low-systemic inflammation are examined and explained..Metabolic Syndrome Pathophysiology: The Role of Essential Fatty Acids provides current research exploring the links among insulin, obesity, insulin receptors, polyunsaturated fatty acids, brain growth and disease
Clinical Genetics Tianjian Chen, Tulane University School of Medicine, UNITED STATES Vishal Lamba, University of Florida, UNITED STATES Definition, diagnosis and classification of diabetes mellitus and its complications. Part 1: diagnosis and classification of diabetes mellitus.