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Diabetes : an old disease, a new insight

Author: Shamim I Ahmad
Publisher: New York : Springer Science+Business Media ; Austin, Tex. : Landes Bioscience, ©2012.
Series: Advances in experimental medicine and biology, v. 771.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Diabetes is a complex disease and is also one of the most common. This book serves as a guide for diabetic patients to take care of their health.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Shamim I Ahmad
ISBN: 9781461454403 1461454409
OCLC Number: 801810276
Description: xxxiii, 485 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm.
Contents: Prologue.- Introduction to Diabetes Mellitus.- Classification of Diabetes.- Fulminant Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus: A New Class of Type 1 Diabetes.- Gestational Diabetes Mellitus.- Global Prevalence and Future of Diabetes Mellitus.- Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus, Pandemic in 21st Century.- Emerging Type 2 Diabetes in Young Adults.- Impairment of Immune Systems in Diabetes.- Periodontal Disease and Diabetes.- Retinopathy in Diabetes.- Nephropathy in Diabetes.- Diabetic Foot: A Continuing Challenge.- Glycemic Variability in Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus: Oxidative Stress and Macrovascular Complications.- Diabetic Somatic Neuropathy.- Diabetic Autonomic Neuropathy.- Immunobiology of beta-Cell Destruction.- Cardiovascular Disease and Diabetes.- Pancreatic Cancer and Diabetes.- Molecular Mechanisms of Insulin Resistance in Diabetes.- Viral Infections and Diabetes.- Oxidative Stress in Diabetes.- The Pancreatic beta Cells in Human Type 2 Diabetes.- beta-Cell Regeneration in Human Pancreas: The Lessons of Pancreatic Pathology.- Glucose-Induced Insulin Secretion: Nutritional Prevention and Novel Avenues for Therapy.- Clinical Features, Diagnostic Criteria and Pathogenesis of Diabetes Mellitus.- Management and Treatment of Diabetes Mellitus.- Nutritional Supplements and their Effect on Glucose Control.- Herbal Medicines for the Management of Diabetes.- Continuous Subcutaneous Insulin Infusion (CSII) Pumps.- Pancreatic Transplant in Diabetes.- Weight Reduction in Diabetes.- Treatment of Obese Diabetics.- Neurocognitive Dysfunction in Old Diabetes: Management and Treatment.- Epilogue: An Appeal to the Heads of the Health Services and World Health Organization (WHO).
Series Title: Advances in experimental medicine and biology, v. 771.
Responsibility: edited by Shamim I. Ahmad.
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