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Pathophysiology and Complications of Diabetes Mellitus

Diabetes mellitus is a complex, progressive disease, which is accompanied by multiple complications. It is a metabolic disorder of the endocrine system and listed among the most common disorders in both developed and developing countries. It has a global metabolic epidemic and it is estimated that the number of people affected by the disease will rise from the current 150 to 230 million by 2025. Hyperglycaemia is a characteristic feature of diabetes mellitus and chronic hyperglycaemia could lead to long-term complications in the eyes, kidneys, nerves, heart and blood vessels. Interestingly, this book examines the pathophysiology and selected complications in diabetes mellitus.

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Pathophysiology and Complications of Diabetes MellitusEdited by Oluwafemi Oguntibeju

Published: November 14th 2012

DOI: 10.5772/3460

ISBN: 978-953-51-0833-7

Copyright year: 2012

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11570 Total Chapter Downloads

3 Crossref Citations

7 Web of Science Citations

8 Dimensions Citations

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1. CNS Complications of Diabetes Mellitus Type 1 (Type 1 Diabetic Encephalopathy)

By Shahriar Ahmadpour

1976

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2. Bio-Chemical Aspects, Pathophysiology of Microalbuminuria and Glycated Hemoglobin in Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus

By Manjunatha B. K. Goud, Sarsina O. Devi, Bhavna Nayal and Saidunnisa Begum

1997

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3. Type 2 Diabetes, Immunity and Cardiovascular Risk: A Complex Relationship

By Daniela Pedicino, Ada Francesca Giglio, Vincenzo Alessandro Galiffa, Francesco Trotta and Giovanna Liuzzo

1740

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4. Diabetic Nephropathy

By Božidar Vujičić, Tamara Turk, Željka Crnčević-Orlić, Gordana Đorđević and Sanjin Rački

3219

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5. Wavelet Image Fusion Approach for Classification of Ultrasound Placenta Complicated by Gestational Diabetes Mellitus

By G. Malathi and V. Shanthi

1489

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6. Periodontitis and Diabetes Mellitus

By Michal Straka and Michaela Straka-Trapezanlidis

1149

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