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Recent Advances in the Pathogenesis, Prevention and Management of Type 2 Diabetes and its Complications

Edited by Mark Zimering

Department of Veterans Affairs, Australia

Type 2 diabetes "mellitus" affects nearly 120 million persons worldwide- and according to the World Health Organization this number is expected to double by the year 2030. Owing to a rapidly increasing disease prevalence, the medical, social and economic burdens associated with the microvascular and macrovascular complications of type 2 diabetes are likely to increase dramatically in the coming decades. In this volume, leading contributors to the field review the pathogenesis, treatment and management of type 2 diabetes and its complications. They provide invaluable insight and share their discoveries about potentially important new techniques for the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of diabetic complications.

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Recent Advances in the Pathogenesis, Prevention and Management of Type 2 Diabetes and its ...Edited by Mark Zimering

Published: August 29th 2011

DOI: 10.5772/1541

ISBN: 978-953-307-597-6

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-6459-3

Copyright year: 2011

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60196 Total Chapter Downloads

4 Crossref Citations

18 Web of Science Citations

20 Dimensions Citations


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1. New Treatment Strategies in Diabetic Neuropathy

By Anders Björkman, Niels Thomsen and Lars Dahlin


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2. Sonographic Imaging of the Peripheral Nerves in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus

By Tsuneo Watanabe, Shin-ichi Kawachi and Toshio Matsuoka


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3. Diabetic Neuropathy – Nerve Morphology in the Upper Extremity

By Niels Thomsen, Anders Bjorkman and Lars B. Dahlin


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4. Residual Vascular Risk in T2DM: The Next Frontier

By Michel P. Hermans, Sylvie A. Ahn and Michel F. Rousseau


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5. Type 2 Diabetes and Fibrinolysis

By Ján Staško, Peter Chudý, Daniela Kotuličová, Peter Galajda, Marián Mokáň and Peter Kubisz


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6. Diabetes and Aspirin Resistance

By Subhashini Yaturu and Shaker Mousa


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7. Diabetic Cardiomyopathy

By Dike Bevis Ojji


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8. AF and Diabetes Prognosis and Predictors

By Carlo Pappone, Francesca Zuffada and Vincenzo Santinelli


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9. Detection of Silent Ischemia in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes

By Babes Elena Emilia and Babes Victor Vlad


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10. Effects of Type 2 Diabetes on Arterial Endothelium

By Arturo A. Arce-Esquivel, Aaron K. Bunker and M. Harold Laughlin


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11. Antihypertensive Treatment in Type 2 Diabetic Patients

By Angelo Michele Carella


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12. Managing Hypertension in Patients with Diabetes

By Arthur L.M. Swislocki and David Siegel


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13. Treatments for Hypertension in Type 2 Diabetes-Non-Pharmacological and Pharmacological Measurements

By Kazuko Masuo and Gavin W. Lambert


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14. Diabetic Nephropathy; Clinical Characteristics and Treatment Approaches

By Derun Taner Ertugrul, Emre Tutal and Siren Sezer


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15. Anemia of Chronic Kidney Disease in Diabetic Patients: Pathophysiologic Insights and Implications of Recent Clinical Trials

By Victoria Forte, Miriam Kim, George Steuber, Salma Asad and Samy I. McFarlane


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16. A Diachronic Study of Diabetic Nephropathy in Two Autochthonous Lines of Rats to Understand Diabetic Chronic Complications

By Juan Carlos Picena, Silvana Marisa Montenegro, Alberto Enrique D ́Ottavio, María Cristina Tarrés and Stella Maris Martínez


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17. Pathogenic Features of Insulin Resistance and Critical Organ Damage in the Liver, Muscle and Lung

By Kei Nakajima, Toshitaka Muneyuki, Masafumi Siato and Masafumi Kakei


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18. Implications of Type II Diabetes Mellitus on Gastrointestinal Cancers

By Diana H. Yu and M. Mazen Jamal


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19. Prevention for Micro- and Macro-Vascular Complications in Diabetic Patients

By Kyuzi Kamoi


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20. Emerging Challenge of Type 2 Diabetes: Prospects of Medicinal Plants

By Rokeya Begum, Mosihuzzaman M, Azad Khan AK, Nilufar Nahar and Ali Liaquat


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21. Nutritional Therapy in Diabetes: Mediterranean Diet

By Pablo Pérez-Martínez, Antonio García-Ríos, Javier Delgado-Lista, Francisco Pérez-Jiménez and José López-Miranda


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22. Pharmacogenetics for T2DM and Anti-Diabetic Drugs

By Qiong Huang and Zhao-qian Liu


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