- diabetes mellitus;
In advanced situations, ischemia, stroke, infarction, and other complications can develop in association with metabolic disorders.
Lipid metabolism: concept, types, causes of disorders
- very low density lipoproteins (VLDL);
- low density lipoproteins (LDL);
- high density lipoproteins;
- intermediate density lipoproteins (IDL);
- simple lipoprotein (a).
Prevention of development and treatment of disorders
Treatment of impaired fat metabolism involves elimination of the physiological causes of an established disorder. It is necessary to eliminate the factors that led to development of the problem, and restore normal metabolism. It is important to follow a diet — to restrict consumption of fat, sweets; in case of cachexy, the content of carbohydrates and fats has to be increased, but gradually. It is desirable for a doctor to prescribe a diet after examination and with consideration of all individual characteristics of a patient’s body. For obesity, adequate physical activity is necessary. If no improvement is observed, consult an endocrinologist.
The main measures to prevent problems with fat metabolism include a healthy lifestyle, sufficient physical activity. Be attentive to your health — yes, people do not die of lipid metabolism disorders, but pathology has a negative effect on wellbeing, general health, and can cause the development of serious systemic pathologies.