Diabetes mellitus is a group of metabolic diseases in which a person has high blood sugar, either because the body does not produce enough insulin, or because cells do not respond to the insulin that is produced.
The third edition of Textbook of Diabetes Mellitus has been fully revised to provide clinicians with the latest developments in the field. Divided into 15 sections, the book begins with an introduction to the physiology and metabolism of the disease, its diagnosis and classification, and epidemiology.
The following sections examine management, co-morbid conditions, complications, living with diabetes and prevention.
This comprehensive new edition includes many additional topics including stem cell therapy in diabetes, continuous glucose monitoring system, vitamin D and diabetes, HIV and cancer in diabetes, the influence of sleep disturbance in type 2 diabetes, neonatal diabetes, and much more.
Fully revised new edition presenting latest advances in diabetes mellitus
Includes numerous new topics
Features more than 800 images, illustrations and tables
Previous edition published in 2012
Hemraj B Chandalia MD FACP Director, Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, Jaslok Hospital and Research Centre, Mumbai; Director, Dr Chandalia's Diabetes Endocrine Nutrition Management and Research Centre, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Section 1 History of Diabetes Section 2 Physiology and Metabolism Section 3 Diagnosis and Classification Section 4 Epidemiology Section 5 Etiopathogenesis of Diabetes Mellitus Section 6 Genetics and Immunology Section 7 Clinical Profile Section 8 Management Section 9 Comorbid Conditions Section 10 Complications Section 11 Diabetes Through Life and Events Section 12 Living with Diabetes Section 13 Healthcare Delivery Section 14 Prevention Section 15 Glimpse into Future