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Diabetes
Clinical Science in Practice

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K. Docherty, A. R. Clark, H. S. Tager, S. L. Howell, J. F. Bak, O. Pedersen, D. E. Misek, A. R. Saltiel, M. N. Rosholt, P. A. King, P. C. Butler, A. Green, A. Lucassen, J. Bell, R. D. G. Leslie, E. A. M. Gale, W. H. Herman, L. S. Geiss, K. Osei, P. Westermark, E. Ferrannini, M. P. Stern, A. I. Vinik, B. D. Mitchell, S. B. Leichter, A. L. Wagner, J. T. O'Brian, L.-P. George, T. J. Lyons, B. Gonen, D. Dvornik, T. Deckert, A. Kofoed-Enevoldsen, P. M. Hansen, B. Myrup, R. C. Eastman, R. H. Jones, P. Pozzilli, C. E. Mogensen, D. M. Kendall, A. U. Teuscher, R. P. Robertson, R. E. Ratner, H. E. Lebovitz, M. Peyrot, Richard R. Rubin.
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  • Date Published: March 1995
  • availability: Available
  • format: Hardback
  • isbn: 9780521450294

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  • This significant new publication provides a summary and overview of the most recent scientific advances in diabetes research, and highlights the role of these developments in advancing clinical practice. Diabetes is one of the major causes of morbidity and mortality in the developed world, and its prevalence elsewhere is on the increase. It affects in excess of 100 million people worldwide. Recent scientific advances have clarified our understanding of the causes and consequences of this devastating disease. These scientific developments are playing an increasingly important role in clinical practice and could well lead the way to the prevention of complications and even a cure for the disease. An international and authoritative team of authors draws together this knowledge and the most recent developments to provide an up-to-date account which will benefit researchers and clinicians.

    • International and authoritative
    • Comprehesive and up to date coverage
    • Important and relevant to clinical practice
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    Reviews & endorsements

    'The editors, together with the eminent contributors, combine to make this an outstandingly informative book … each specialist topic can stand alone as a review of the most recent research … For anybody interested in diabetes it is an essential read.' D. M. Gasparro, British Journal of Biomedical Science

    'In Diabetes: Clinical Science in Practice distinguished scientists provide an authoritative analysis of their subjects and assess the implications of recent advances.' Michael Edmonds, British Medical Journal

    'The book is as up to date as a multiauthor textbook can hope to be … It should fulfil the editors' intentions of increasing the scientific understanding of diabetes in their readers, in the hope of improving the care of diabetic patients.' Michael Edmonds, British Medical Journal

    ' … as up to date as a multiauthor textbook can hope to be, containing many references to studies published in 1993 and 1994.' Michael Edmonds, British Medical Journal

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    • Date Published: March 1995
    • format: Hardback
    • isbn: 9780521450294
    • length: 508 pages
    • dimensions: 257 x 195 x 28 mm
    • weight: 1.191kg
    • contains: 102 b/w illus. 38 tables
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    1. The regulation of insulin gene transcription
    2. Molecular structure of insulin
    3. Regulation of insulin secretion
    4. Insulin receptors
    5. The role of protein phosphorylation in insulin action
    6. Glucose transport mechanisms
    7. Glucose homeostasis
    8. Epidemiology of insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus (IDDM)
    9. Genetics of IDDM
    10. Aetiology of Type 1 (insulin-dependent) diabetes
    11. Epidemiology of NIDDM
    12. Genetic basis of the aetiology of non-insulin-dependent diabetes (NIDD)
    13. Islet amyloid polypeptide and amyloid in the islets of Langerhans
    14. Primary insulin resistance
    15. Epidemiology of the complications of diabetes
    16. Macrovascular disease in diabetes
    17. Diabetic neuropathy
    18. Diabetic foot infections
    19. Ocular complications of diabetes
    20. Diabetic nephropathy
    21. The personal, social and economic burden of diabetic complications
    22. Mortality among persons with diabetes
    23. Glycation and diabetic complications
    24. The sorbitol pathway and diabetic complications
    25. Proteinuria and diabetic complications
    26. Pharmacologic approaches to NIDDM
    27. Insulin and insulin analogues
    28. Hypoglycaemia
    29. Strategies for prevention of Type 1 (insulin-dependent) diabetes
    30. Treatment of early diabetic renal disease
    31. Pancreatic transplantation in humans with diabetes mellitus
    32. Rational insulin management of IDDM
    33. Rationale in the management of non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus (NIDDM)
    34. Psychosocial aspects of diabetes care
    Index.

  • Editors

    R. D. G. Leslie, St Bartholomew's Hospital, London

    David C. Robbins

    Contributors

    K. Docherty, A. R. Clark, H. S. Tager, S. L. Howell, J. F. Bak, O. Pedersen, D. E. Misek, A. R. Saltiel, M. N. Rosholt, P. A. King, P. C. Butler, A. Green, A. Lucassen, J. Bell, R. D. G. Leslie, E. A. M. Gale, W. H. Herman, L. S. Geiss, K. Osei, P. Westermark, E. Ferrannini, M. P. Stern, A. I. Vinik, B. D. Mitchell, S. B. Leichter, A. L. Wagner, J. T. O'Brian, L.-P. George, T. J. Lyons, B. Gonen, D. Dvornik, T. Deckert, A. Kofoed-Enevoldsen, P. M. Hansen, B. Myrup, R. C. Eastman, R. H. Jones, P. Pozzilli, C. E. Mogensen, D. M. Kendall, A. U. Teuscher, R. P. Robertson, R. E. Ratner, H. E. Lebovitz, M. Peyrot, Richard R. Rubin.

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