Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume

Treatment of Type 2 Diabetes

Edited by Colleen Croniger

Case Western Reserve University, United States of America

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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Treatment of Type 2 DiabetesEdited by Colleen Croniger

Published: April 1st 2015

DOI: 10.5772/58508

ISBN: 978-953-51-2032-2

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-7236-9

Copyright year: 2015

Books open for chapter submissions

22051 Total Chapter Downloads

3 Crossref Citations

4 Web of Science Citations

10 Dimensions Citations


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1. The Role of the Kidney in Glucose Homeostasis

By Maria Mota, Eugen Mota and Ilie-Robert Dinu


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2. Thiamine and the Cellular Energy Cycles — A Novel Perspective on Type 2 Diabetes Treatment

By Saadia Shahzad Alam and Samreen Riaz


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3. Pathogenesis of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus

By Fuad AlSaraj


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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


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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


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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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7. The Preventive and Therapeutic Effect of Caloric Restriction Therapy on Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus

By Shuhang Xu, Guofang Chen, Li Chunrui and Chao Liu


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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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9. The Involvement of Environmental Endocrine-Disrupting Chemicals in Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus Development

By Carmen Purdel, Mihaela Ilie and Denisa Margina


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10. Statins in Type 2 Diabetes

By Kazuko Masuo


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11. Incretin System in the Pathogenesis of Type 2 Diabetes and the Role of Incretin Based Therapies in the Management of Type 2 Diabetes

By Ayse Nur Torun and Derun Taner Ertugrul


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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


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