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Diabetes

A Comprehensive Treatise for Patients and Care Givers, 1st Edition

By Shamim I. Ahmad

CRC Press

140 pages

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Description

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

Introduction

Epidemiology

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

Miscellaneous Complications

Management of Diabetes

Pharmacological Treatment of Diabetes Mellitus

An Overview on Gestational Diabetes Mellitus

Food and Diabetes

Epilogue

Special Guidance for Diabetic Patients

Appendices

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MED027000
MEDICAL / Endocrinology & Metabolism