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Topics in the Prevention, Treatment and Complications of Type 2 Diabetes

Edited by Mark Zimering

Department of Veterans Affairs, Australia

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 the global epidemic of obesity which is driving the increased occurrence of type 2 diabetes and to less the burden of diabetic vascular complications. In the current volume, Topics in the Prevention, Treatment and Complications of Type 2 Diabetes, experts in biology and medicine from four different continents contribute important information and cutting-edge scientific knowledge on a variety of topics relevant to the management and prevention of diabetes and related illnesses.

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Topics in the Prevention, Treatment and Complications of Type 2 DiabetesEdited by Mark Zimering

Published: November 4th 2011

DOI: 10.5772/1542

ISBN: 978-953-307-590-7

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-6552-1

Copyright year: 2011

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38888 Total Chapter Downloads

9 Crossref Citations

24 Web of Science Citations

27 Dimensions Citations


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1. Burden of Diabetes Type 2 Through Modelling and Simulation

By Maja Atanasijević-Kunc and Jože Drinovec


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2. Alzheimer’s Disease and Type 2 Diabetes: Different Pathologies and Same Features

By Marta Di Carlo, Pasquale Picone, Rita Carrotta, Daniela Giacomazza and P.L. San Biagio


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3. Insulin Resistance and Alzheimer’s Disease

By Sung Min Son, Hong Joon Shin and Inhee Mook-Jung


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4. Incretin-Based Treatment Strategy - GLP-1 Receptor Agonists (GLP-1R) or So-Called Incretin Mimetics

By Jindra Perusicova and Klara Owen


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5. Carbohydrate Derivatives and Glycomimetic Compounds in Established and Investigational Therapies of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus

By László Somsák, Éva Bokor, Katalin Czifrák, László Juhász and Marietta Tóth


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6. Effect of Dehydroepiandrosterone on Insulin Sensitivity and Adipocyte Growth in Otsuka Long-Evans Tokushima-Fatty Rats

By Tatsuo Ishizuka, Kazuo Kajita, Kei Fujioka, Takayuki Hanamoto, Takahide Ikeda, Ichiro Mori, Masahiro Yamauchi, Hideyuki Okada, Taro Usui, Noriko Takahashi, Hiroyuki Morita, Yoshihiro Uno and Atsushi Miura


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7. A Review of Clinical Trials in Emerging Botanical Interventions for Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus

By Cheow Peng Ooi, Seng Cheong Loke and Tengku-Aizan Hamid


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8. Prevention of Diabetes: Effects of a Lifestyle Intervention

By Kátia Cristina Portero McLellan, Antonio Carlos Lerário and Roberto Carlos Burini


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9. Fiber and Insulin Sensitivity

By Kevin C. Maki and Tia M. Rains


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10. Characteristics of Vitamin B12 Deficiency in Adult Chinese Patients with Type 2 Diabetes and the Implication of Metformin

By Chan Chee Wun Joyce, Chan Hoi Yan Florence, Wong Ho Nam Howard and Yeung Chun Yip


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11. Assessment of Microcirculation and the Prediction of Healing in Diabetic Foot Ulcers

By Jarrod Shapiro and Aksone Nouvong


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12. Association Between the Hypertriglyceridemic-Waist Phenotype in Mothers and in Their Offspring

By Valeria Hirschler


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13. The Bidirectional Relationship Between Psychiatry and Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus

By Menan Rabie


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14. Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus in Family Practice: Prevention and Screening

By Philip Evans, Christine Wright, Denis Pereira Gray and Peter Langley


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15. Community Participation Model for Prevention and Control of Diabetes Mellitus

By Víctor Manuel Mendoza-Núñez, María de la Luz Martínez-Maldonado and Elsa Correa-Muñoz


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16. A Novel Approach to Adolescent Obesity in Rural Appalachia of West Virginia: Educating Adolescents as Family Health Coaches and Research Investigators

By Robert A. Branch, Ann Chester, Cathy Morton-McSwain, Soleh Udin Al Ayubi, Kavitha Bhat Schelbert, Philip Brimson, Shama Buch, Yvonne Cannon, Steve Groark, Sara Hanks, Tomoko Nukui, Petr Pancoska, Bambang Parmanto, Stephanie Paulsen and Elaine Wahl


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