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  • Global Perspective on Diabetic Foot Ulcerations
    Global Perspective on Diabetic Foot Ulcerations
    Editor Thanh Dinh
    ISBN 978-953-307-727-7
    288 pages, December, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 37679 times.
    Over the last decade, it is becoming increasingly clear that diabetes mellitus is a global epidemic. The influence of diabetes is most readily apparent in its manifestation in foot complications across cultures and continents. In this unique collab ...
  • Contemporary Aspects of Endocrinology
    Contemporary Aspects of Endocrinology
    Editor Evanthia Diamanti-Kandarakis
    ISBN 978-953-307-357-6
    478 pages, November, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 34049 times.
    This book aims to provide readers with a general as well as an advanced overview of the key trends in endocrine disorders. While covering a variety of topics ranging from thyroid carcinogenesis and pituitary adenomas to adrenal tumors and metabolic b ...
  • Type 1 Diabetes Complications
    Type 1 Diabetes Complications
    Editor David Wagner
    ISBN 978-953-307-788-8
    492 pages, November, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 40965 times.
    This book is a compilation of reviews about the complication of Type 1 Diabetes. T1D is a classic autoimmune disease. Genetic factors are clearly determinant but cannot explain the rapid, even overwhelming expanse of this disease. Understanding etiol ...
  • Type 1 Diabetes - Pathogenesis, Genetics and Immunotherapy
    Type 1 Diabetes - Pathogenesis, Genetics and Immunotherapy
    Editor David Wagner
    ISBN 978-953-307-362-0
    670 pages, November, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 46104 times.
    This book is a compilation of reviews about the pathogenesis of Type 1 Diabetes. T1D is a classic autoimmune disease. Genetic factors are clearly determinant but cannot explain the rapid, even overwhelming expanse of this disease. Understanding etiol ...
  • Type 1 Diabetes - Complications, Pathogenesis, and Alternative Treatments
    Type 1 Diabetes - Complications, Pathogenesis, and Alternative Treatments
    Editor Chih-Pin Liu
    ISBN 978-953-307-756-7
    482 pages, November, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 39398 times.
    This book is intended as an overview of recent progress in type 1 diabetes research worldwide, with a focus on different research areas relevant to this disease. These include: diabetes mellitus and complications, psychological aspects of diabetes, p ...
  • Amyloidosis - An Insight to Disease of Systems and Novel Therapies
    Amyloidosis - An Insight to Disease of Systems and Novel Therapies
    Editor Işil Adadan Güvenç
    ISBN 978-953-307-795-6
    204 pages, November, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 30118 times.
    Amyloidosis is a benign, slowly progressive condition characterized by the presence of extracellular fibrillar proteins in various organs and tissues. It has systemic or localized forms. Both systemic and localized amyloidosis have been a point of i ...
  • Diabetes Insipidus
    Diabetes Insipidus
    Editor Kyuzi Kamoi
    ISBN 978-953-307-367-5
    148 pages, November, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 18303 times.
    The first chapter of the book reports on the management of Langerhans cell histiocytosis (LCH)-induced central diabetes insipidus and its associated endocrinological/neurological sequelae in the national survey. The next chapter addresses DI and head ...
  • Topics in the Prevention, Treatment and Complications of Type 2 Diabetes
    Topics in the Prevention, Treatment and Complications of Type 2 Diabetes
    Editor Mark B. Zimering
    ISBN 978-953-307-590-7
    352 pages, November, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 28113 times.
    Type 2 diabetes is estimated to affect 120 million people worldwide- and according to projections from the World Health Organization this number is expected to double over the next two decades. Novel, cost-effective strategies are needed to reverse t ...