Joslin's Diabetes Mellitus (14th Revised edition)

Joslin's Diabetes Mellitus (14th Revised edition)

By: C. Ronald Kahn (editor), Robert J. Smith (editor), Alan C. Moses (editor), Alan M. Jacobson (editor), Gordon C. Weir (editor), George L. King (editor)Hardback

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The "bible" on diabetes mellitus is now in its Fourteenth Edition--thoroughly revised and updated by more than 80 noted experts from the Joslin Diabetes Center and other leading institutions worldwide. This edition includes a new eleven-chapter section on hormone action and the regulation of metabolism. The section on definition and pathogenesis now includes chapters on genetics, diabetes in Asia and Africa, and diabetes in U.S. minority groups. Other new chapters cover retinopathy, cardiovascular disease, wound healing, and treatment of women with diabetes. All of the Fourteenth Edition's figures have been completely updated.

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Contents

SECTION I: BASIC MECHANISMS OF ISLET DEVELOPMENT AND FUNCTION 19 SECTION II: HORMONE ACTION AND THE REGULATION OF METABOLISM 125 SECTION III: DIABETES: DEFINITION, GENETICS, AND PATHOGENESIS 329 SECTION IV: OBESITY AND LIPOPROTEIN DISORDERS 531 SECTION V: TREATMENT OF DIABETES MELLITUS 585 SECTION VI: BIOLOGY OF THE COMPLICATIONS OF DIABETES 793 SECTION VII: DIABETIC COMPLICATIONS: CLINICAL ASPECTS 885 SECTION VIII: HYPOGLYCEMIA AND ISLET CELL TUMORS 1145 Index 1189

Product Details

  • publication date: 01/12/2004
  • ISBN13: 9780781727969
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 1224
  • ID: 9780781727969
  • weight: 3041
  • ISBN10: 0781727960
  • edition: 14th Revised edition

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