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Diabetes Mellitus Research Advances
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Editors: Maximilian N. Huber
Book Description:
Diabetes mellitus is a chronic disease of absolute or relative insulin deficiency or resistance characterized by disturbances in carbohydrate, protein and fat metabolism. It is estimated that between 5-10% of the population suffer from this disease. This syndrome is a contributing factor in a large percentage of deaths from heart attacks and strokes as well as renal failure and vascular disease. About 90% of the cases of diabetes mellitus fall into Type 2 where obesity plays a major role. Research in the field is wide-spread ranging from causes to treatment. This new book presents the lastest research in the field.

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Table of Contents:

Genetic Endocrinology of the Metabolic Syndrome: Networks of Genotype-Determined Feedback Loop Setpoints pp. 1-62
(Santiago Rodriguez, Tom R. Gaunt, Human Genetics Division, University of Southampton, School of Medicine, UK)

Reactive Oxygen Species and K Channel Function in Diabetes and Insulin Resistance pp. 63-97
(Yanping Liu, Cardiovascular Center, VA Medical Center, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Jefferson C. Frisbee, Center for Interdisciplinary Research in Cardiovascular Sciences, West Virginia University, Virginia, David D. Gutterman, Cardiovascular Center, VA Medical Center, Medical College of Wisconsin, Wisconsin)

The Etiology of Obesity-Induced Insulin Resistance pp. 99-131
(Kyle L. Hoehn, The Garvan Institute of Medical Research, Australia, William L. Holland, University of Utah School of Medicine, Trina A. Knotts, University of Colorado, Health Sciences Center)

Racial/Ethnic Disparities in Hypertension and Diabetes Ascribed to Differences in Obesity Rate pp. 133-152
(Ike S. Okosun, Institute of Public Health, Georgia State University, Georgia, John M. Boltri, Mercer University School of Medicine, Georgia)

Chosen Life Aspects of Diabetic Patients pp. 153-168
(Ewa Otto-Buczkowska, Silesian Center of Child and Mothers' Health, Katowice, Poland, Tomasz Dworzecki, Silesian University of Medicine, Poland)

CNS Amyloidosis and Diabetes Mellitus: Vicious Circles of Misfolding pp.169-178
(Sergey V. Verevka, Palladin Institute of Biochemistry, Ukrainian National Academy of Sciences, Ukraine)

Erythrocyte Membrane Electron Transfer, Oxidative Stress, Body Mass and Lifestyle in Healthy and in Type 1 Diabetic Families pp. 179-195
(E. Matteucci, O. Giampietro, University of Pisa, Italy)

*Impact of Oxidative Stress on Diabetes Mellitus and Inflammatory Bowel Diseases pp. 197-264
(Jana Varvaovsk, Rudolf ttina, Josef Skora, Silva Lacig Charles University Prague, University Hospital Plzen, Czech Republic)

Stem Cell Therapy for Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus pp. 265-285
(Christopher J. Burns, Monica L. Courtney, Shanta J. Persaud and Peter M. Jones, National Institute for Biological Standardisation and Control, Kings College UK)

*Explaining Type 2 Diabetes: Comparing Patients' and Physicians' Models in Mexico pp. 287-300
(Raminta Daniulaityte, Center for Interventions, Treatment and Addictions Research, Wright State University, School of Medicine, Dayton, Javier E. Garca de Alba Garca and Ana L. Salcedo Rocha, Social, Epidemiological and Health Services Research Unit(UISESS), Guadalajara, Mexico)


   Binding: Hardcover
   Pub. Date: 2009, 2nd Quarter
   Pages: 331 pp.
   ISBN: 978-1-60021-711-1
   Status: AV
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