Special Issue "Bioactive Compounds for Metabolic Syndrome and Type 2 Diabetes"
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (31 March 2018)
Dr. Natalie C. Ward
School of Biomedical Sciences and Curtin Health Innovation Research Institute, Curtin University Western Australia, Perth 6102, Australia
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Interests: cardiovascular disease; metabolic syndrome and type 2 diabetes; vascular function; atherosclerosis; nutrition and dietary components; dietary polyphenols; dietary nitrate; gut microbiome
Metabolic syndrome is defined as a series of risk factors that commonly cluster together, increasing the risk of both type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease. Several factors contribute to the development of metabolic syndrome, including poor diet, physical inactivity, age, and genetics. Despite the range of pharmacotherapies that exist to treat the various risk factors associated with metabolic syndrome, there remains a strong need to identify other bioactive compounds that may contribute towards reducing overall risk. These may be individual dietary components, marine-based compounds or newly identified products. This Special Issue aims to identify and review the latest bioactive compounds that have been demonstrated to have a beneficial effect on metabolic syndrome and its risk factors.
Dr. Natalie Ward
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- Bioactive Compounds
- Metabolic syndrome
- Type 2 diabetes
- Diet & dietary components
- Gut microbiome