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Examination of controversies on both clinical and research sides
Includes examination of both established and emerging therapies and treatments
Diabetes Mellitus is an extremely common disorder and the number of patients is increasing every year. Controversies in Treating Diabetes: Clinical and Research Aspects addresses diabetes controversies, specifically in the etiology and management of the disease. With a thorough examination of the complications associated with diabetes, the volume covers commonly accepted forms of therapies and complications, as well as new and emerging advances, therapies and inadequacies in several standard treatments. Topics of emphasis include the metabolic syndrome, using insulin to treat Type 2, retinopathy, neuropathy, environmental stress, the diabetic foot, incretins, and the ADA and NCEP criteria for treating hyperlipidemia of diabetes.
Comprehensive and timely, Controversies in Treating Diabetes: Clinical and Research Aspects is an essential reference for those treating and researching diabetes.
Controversies in Treating Diabetes: Clinical and Research Aspects
Derek LeRoith and Arthur Vinik
Titles & Authors
1. Pancreatic transplant; should they reserved for simultaneous renal
2. Islet cell transplants; how effect?
3. Metabolic Syndrome; Is there treatment that works?
4. Treatment of Obesity; the big and the small of it
5. Treatment of Type 2; Does it prevent all complications?
6. Treatment of Type2 using insulin; When to introduce?
7. Retinopathy; Can it be prevented?
9. Intensive insulin therapy for critically ill patients
Greet Van den Berghe
10. Childhood diabetes explosion
11. Environmental stress and dietary excess
12. Unifying hypothesis of Diabetic Complications
13. Diabetic Foot
14. Coming of age for the Incretins
15. Managing the ADA and NCEP criteria for treating hyperlipidemia of
16. The polypill for Type 2 diabetes; Is the concept correct?
17. Quality of life for Diabetics