About the book
Type 2 diabetes is a chronic metabolic disorder with a major impact worldwide. The incidence and prevalence of it in the world is constantly increasing and can be considered at this time, a real public health problem worldwide. The present book aims to achieve a comprehensive overview of the genetic, pathophysiological aspects as well as the methods of diagnosis, screening but also the management of diabetes and its complications. All the optimization of the lifestyle, nutritional intervention, and new therapies addressed to patients with Type 2 diabetes are important elements in the book.
Addressing pathologies related to diabetes is an important topic of the book, the relationship between cardiovascular, oncological, gastroenterological, oral and neuropsychological disorders and type 2 diabetes being continually explored. The patient with type 2 diabetes is complex, he must be managed from the basic affection but especially from the comorbidities and complications that can develop them.
Prevention in type 2 diabetes plays a major role and the education of the patient in this regard should play an important role. Another important aspect is the adherence of the diabetic patient to the treatment as well as the management of the complications, knowing that most of the patients need continuous education.