Anca Pantea Stoian

Carol Davila University of Medicine and Pharmacy

Dr Pantea Stoian is a diabetes, nutrition and metabolic diseases specialist, a senior specialist in health food hygiene, a resident in nephrology, and is competent in medical aesthetics and general ultrasonography. She has held an Associate Professor in the Diabetes, Nutrition, and Metabolic Diseases Department since 2019 at “Carol Davila” University of Medicine, Bucharest, Romania. Her field of activity is closely related to the micro- and macro-vascular complications in diabetes as well as their new therapies. Its main directions of activity are nutritional intervention in chronic pathology, as well as cardio-renal-metabolic risk assessment, and diabetes in cancer. In diabetes, she is currently engaged in new therapy and technology tools that screen and prevent diabetes and educate patients. She is a member of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes, Cardiometabolic Academy, Romanian Society of Diabetes, Nutrition and Metabolic Diseases, Romanian Diabetes Federation and Association for Renal Metabolic and Nutrition Studies. She has authored or co-authored 110 papers in national and international peer-reviewed journals.

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Latest work with IntechOpen by Anca Pantea Stoian

The book “Metformin” aims to bring to light new concepts and trends related to the many metformin therapeutic features. After a history of over 60 years, with moments of decline and spectacular returns, metformin can now be regarded as a universal panacea, the valences of its therapeutics being increasingly appreciated, both in the background treatment of diabetes and pre-diabetes, but also in reproductive pathology, cancer, cardiovascular disease, and antiageing. In this respect, the mechanisms of action and the pharmacodynamics of metformin seem to be incompletely known, a number of current studies have revealed new action valences.

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