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Diabetes in Women

Pathophysiology and Therapy

Tsatsoulis, Agathocles, Wyckoff, Jennifer, Brown, Florence (Eds.)

2010

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  • Provides up to date information on diabetes and cardiometabolic risk in women throughout the lifecycle
  • Explores the impact of poverty and globalization on the emerging epidemic of obesity in developing countries
  • Reviews the differences between the sexes in energy balance and body composition
  • Examines the impact of menopause and the clinical expression and burden of cardiovascular disease in women with diabetes

Gender differences impact the pathophysiology and clinical burden of diabetes in women. Exploring the complex interplay between gender and diabetes, Diabetes in Women provides a state-of-the-art update from conception to menopause and beyond. Written by experts in the field, Diabetes in Women covers sex differences in cardiometabolic risk, the impact of diabetes on women’s health, diabetes and pregnancy, offspring of the diabetic mother and the disease management of women with diabetes. Chapters include up to date information on cardiometabolic risk in women throughout the lifecycle and the differences between sexes in energy balance and body composition. Prominent authors also explore the impact of poverty and globalization on the emerging epidemic of obesity in developing countries. Designed for primary care and internal medicine physicians, endocrinologists, obstetricians and gynecologists, and trainees and basic scientists in these areas, Diabetes in Women is an invaluable resource and important contribution to the field.

Content Level » Professional/practitioner

Keywords » Diabetes - Diabetes mellitus - Internal medicine - endothelium - insulin - pathophysiology - physiology - steroids

Related subjects » Gynecology - Internal Medicine - Medicine

Table of contents 

Chapter 1 Sex Differences in Energy Balance, Body Composition and Body Fat Distribution André Tchernof, PhD Chapter 2 Menopause and Diabetes Mellitus Emily D. Szmuilowicz, MD Ellen W. Seely, MD Chapter 3 Cardiovascular Disease in Women With Diabetes Sonia Gajula, MD, Ashwini Reddy, MD Romayne Kurukulasuriya, MD Camila Manrique, MD Guido Lastra,MD James R. Sowers, MD Chapter 4 Insulin Resistance, Diabetes and Cardiovascular Risk in Women and the Paradigm of the Polycystic Ovary Syndrome Renato Pasquali,MD Alessandra Gambineri,MD Chapter 5 Developmental Programming of Polycystic Ovary Syndrome role of Prenatal Androgen Excess AgathoclesTsatsoulis, MD, PhD, FRCP Chapter 6 An Anthropological View of the Impact of Poverty and Globalization on the Emerging Epidemic of Obesity Patricia Aguirre, PhD Chapter 7 Eating Disorders and Depression in Women with Diabetes Patricia A. Colton, MD Gary Rodin, MD Chapter 8 Sexual Health in Women with Diabetes Andrea Salonia, MD Roberto Lanzi, MD Emanuele Bosi, MD Patrizio Rigatti, MD Francesco Montorsi, MD Chapter 9 Contraception for Women with Diabetes Siri L. Kjos, MD Chapter 10 The Effect of PCOS on Fertility and Pregnancy Kelsey E.S. Salley, MD John E. Nestler, MD Chapter 11 The Effect of Pregnancy on Energy Metabolism, Body Composition and Endothelial Function Dilys J. Freeman, PhD Naveed Sattar, MBChB, PhD, FRCPath, FRCP Chapter 12 The Epidemiology of diabetes in Women and the Looming Epidemic of GDM in the 3rd World S. M. Sadikot, MD Chapter 13 Gestational Diabetes Mellitus: Diagnosis, Maternal and Fetal Outcomes, and Management Assiamira Ferrara, MD, PhD Catherine Kim, MD, MPH Chapter 14 Nutrition and Pregnancy Jo-Anne M. Rizzotto, MEd, RD, LDN, CDE Judy Giusti, MD, RD, LDN, CDE Laurie Higgins, MS, RD, LDN, CDE Chapter 15 Pre-Conception Care for Women with Diabetes Mellitus Howard Blank, MD Jennifer Wyckoff, MD Chapter 16 Obstetric Care for the Woman with Diabetes Tamara C. Takoudes, MD Chapter 17 Medical Management of Preexisting diabetes in Pregnancy Angelina L. Trujillo, MD Lorena Wright, MD Lois Jovanovic, MD Chapter 18 Use of ultrasound in the metabolic management of gestational diabetes and pre-existing diabetes mellitus in pregnancy Ute Schaefer-Graf, MD Chapter 19 Preeclampsia Allison L. Cohen, MD S. Ananth Karumanchi, MD Chapter 20 The Infant of the Diabetic Mother: metabolic Imprinting Janet K. Snell-Bergeron, PhD Dana Dabelea, MD, PhD Chapter 21 The Genetic Basis of Diabetes Hui-Qi Qu, PhD Constantin Polychronakos, MD Chapter 22 Breastfeeding and Diabetes Julie Scott Taylor, MD, MSc, IBCLC Melissa Nothnagle, MD Susanna R. Magee, MD, MPH, FAAFP, CLC Chapter 23 Management of Disease in Women with Diabetes Catherine Kim, MD, MPH

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