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By R. F. Dods

A transparent clarification of the reason, analysis, and therapy of diabetes

Written for a extensive variety of readers, together with scholars, researchers, policymakers, health and wellbeing care services, and diabetes sufferers and caregivers, this publication explains the underlying biochemistry and body structure of diabetes mellitus. each one bankruptcy incorporates a word list that defines keywords, a precis that highlights crucial recommendations mentioned in each one component to the bankruptcy, in addition to a collection of straightforward difficulties to assist readers achieve a richer and deeper realizing of diabetes, from its background to therapy options.

Understanding Diabetes starts off with an summary of the ailment, its around the world occurrence and value, and its connection to the worldwide weight problems epidemic. the writer then explores the background of diabetes, together with the 1st documented description of the ailment relationship again to 3400 BCE in historical Egypt. the subsequent bankruptcy, A Glucose Metabolism Primer, units forth the pathways for the metabolism of glucose. subsequent, the booklet covers:

  • Regulation of glucose metabolism and glucose metabolism long past wrong
  • Diabetes type system
  • Diagnosis, together with present laboratory tests
  • Complications, corresponding to retinopathy, neuropathy, and cardiovascular disease
  • Hereditary transmission
  • Prevention and remedy, together with rising research

Although a healing has nonetheless no longer been came upon, this booklet demonstrates that researchers are carrying on with to make significant breakthroughs on all fronts within the struggle opposed to diabetes, together with a greater knowing of its reasons and a much better skill to diagnose and deal with the disease.

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