Diabetes: A Comprehensive Treatise for Patients and Care Givers is written with the intention of keeping readers abreast of the latest advancements, understanding, emerging trends, and technology in the field of diabetes. Several tables help to facilitate understanding of the concepts presented. Gestational diabetes, a topic commonly ignored, is also discussed in detail in a separate chapter.
This book reviews recent findings of the most popular herbal medicines to treat diabetes through their relevant mechanism of actions. The book is unique in the sense that it is written for both care providers and patients. Chapter 18, Food and Diabetes; the Epilogue; and Appendices 1-4 are the sections especially designed and written for patients and care givers.
An overview of above subjects will provide readers with a solid background to understand the exciting future developments in this rapidly moving science.
Table of Contents
Risk Factors for Diabetes
Classification of Diabetes
Glucose Production and its Control in Body
Pancreas, Its Structure and Function
Pathophysiology of Diabetes
Biochemical Factors Playing Roles in Diabetes
Environmental Factors Inducing Type 1 and Type II Diabetes
Signs and Symptoms of Diabetes
Diagnostic Criteria and Tests for Diabetes
Complications of Diabetes Mellitus
Management of Diabetes
Pharmacological Treatment of Diabetes Mellitus
An Overview on Gestational Diabetes Mellitus
Food and Diabetes
Special Guidance for Diabetic Patients