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Diabetes Mellitus and Human Health Care
A Holistic Approach to Diagnosis and Treatment

ISBN 9781926895765
Published February 6, 2014 by Apple Academic Press
520 Pages 98 B/W Illustrations

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Book Description

This book will enlighten on some of the recent progress in diabetic care and therapy. Diabetes mellitus is a group of metabolic diseases in which a person has high blood sugar, either because the body does not produce enough insulin, or because of the inability of cells to respond to the insulin that is produced. According to the recent report of World Health Organization, 346 million people worldwide are suffering from diabetes, and in 2004, approximately 3.4 million people died as a result of high blood sugar.

This book explores applying both classical and modern approaches to the management of diabetes by focusing on a holistic approach. Great attention has been focused on global trends in diabetes, epidemiology of diabetes, inhibitors in diabetes and diabetes therapy, vitamins and diabetes, and the role of dietary fats in diabetes in this book.

Topics include:

  • • diabetic foot ulcers and therapeutic footwear

  • Withania coagulans. Dunal as an antidiabetic herb

  • • the pharmacological interventions for diabetic cardiomyopathy

  • • the use of saliva as a noninvasive tool to monitor glycemic control in diabetic patients

  • • a cutting-edge biomedical device for continuous in vivo glucose monitoring

  • • the temporal effect of repeated stress in the pathophysiology of T2DM

  • • nanosensor technology for glucose detection

The editors and authors emphasize a holistic approach toward the diagnosis, treatment, and management of diabetes by joining hands with experts from various disciplines

Medical students and doctors of modern medicine, Ayurveda, homeopathy, etc., medical reserachers, researchers in the area of diabetes, pharma professionals.

Table of Contents

Diabetes and Healthcare: An Overview, M. Abhilash and Robin Augustine
Withania Coagulans Dunal: An Overview on Its Up to Date Antidiabetic Investigations, S. Hemalatha, Satyendra K. Prasad, Manish Kumar, and S. D. Dubey
Evaluation of Total Phenolics and Free Radical Quenching Activity of Glycosmis Pentaphylla (Retz.) A. Dc., Rahul Chandran and Thangaraj Parimelazhagan
Antioxidant, Antidiabetic and Chemical Composition of Syzygium Aqueum Leaf Extracts, Uma D. Palanisamy and Thamilvaani Manaharan
Review on Novel 2,4-Thiazolidinedione Derivatives as Potential Therapeutic Agents for Type Ii Diabetes, Gangadhara Angajala and Radhakrishnan Subashini
Molecular Mechanism of S-Oxidation of Anti-Diabetic Thiazolidinedione Class of Drugs: Computational Approaches to Drug Metabolism, Nikhil Taxak and P. V. Bharatam
Role of Wound Dressings in the Management of Chronic and Acute Diabetic Wounds, Robin Augustine, Nandakumar Kalarikkal and Sabu Thomas
Recent Advances in Diabetic Foot Care: The Role of Footwear and Orthosis, Saraswathy G, Gautham Gopalakrishna, Das B. N, and Vijay Viswanathan
Temporal Effect of Repeated Stress on Type-2 Experimental Diabetes, Debapriya Garabadu and Sairam Krishnamurthy
Sugar Rich Diet Induced Insulin Resistance and Alteration in Gut Microflora, Prasant Kumar Jena, Shilpa Singh, and Sriram Seshadri
Prevalence of Diabetes Mellitus in Patients Presenting With Acute Myocardial Infarction, Meeakshi Narkhede, Satyanarayan Durgam, Harshal Bhitkar, Swapnil Yadav, and Dilip Mhaisekar
Development of Therapeutic Strategy to Restore Coronary Microcirculation and Vegf Signaling Cascade in Diabetes: A Novel Approach to Prevent Cardiac Complication in Diabetes, Subrina Jesmin, Arifur Rahman, Abdullah Al Mamun, Farzana Sohael, Shamima Akter, Yoshio Iwashima, Nobutake Shimojo, Naoto Yamaguchi, Michiaki Hiroe, Taro Mizutani, and Masao Moroi


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