Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume

Treatment of Type 2 Diabetes

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Colleen Croniger

Case Western Reserve University, United States of America

PublishedApril 1st, 2015

Doi10.5772/58508

ISBN978-953-51-2032-2

eBook (PDF) ISBN978-953-51-7236-9

Copyright year2015

Number of pages322

Obesity and type 2 diabetes are increasing worldwide problems. In this book we reviewed factors that contribute to glucose homeostasis and the pathogenesis of Type 2 diabetes. In addition the book addresses current strategies for treatment of Type 2 Diabetes.

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1. The Role of the Kidney in Glucose Homeostasis

By Maria Mota, Eugen Mota and Ilie-Robert Dinu

3,462
4. Can Adiponectin be a biomarker for Ethnic heterogeneity in Diabetes Mellitus?

By Fatum Elshaari, F.A. Elshaari, D.S. Sheriff, A.A. Alshaari and S. Omer Sheriff

1,715
5. Clinical Trials on Diabetes Mellitus

By Blas Gil Extremera, Pilar Jiménez López, Alberto Jesús Guarnido Ramírez, Elizabet García Peñalver, Maria Luz Abarca Martínez and Isabel Mérida Fernández

2,065
6. Pharmacological Treatments for Type 2 Diabetes

By Roberto Pontarolo, Andréia Cristina Conegero Sanches, Astrid Wiens, Cássio Marques Perlin, Fernanda Stumpf Tonin, Helena Hiemisch Lobo Borba, Luana Lenzi and Suelem Tavares da Silva Penteado

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8. Current Recommendations for Surgical Treatment of Diabetes

By Anca Elena Sirbu, Aura Reghina, Carmen Barbu and Simona Fica

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12. Anti-Obesity Effects of Androgens, Dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA) and Testosterone

By Kazuo Kajita, Ichiro Mori, Masahiro , Takahide Ikeda, Hiroyuki Morita and Tatsuo Ishizuka

2,030

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