Fundamentals of Diabetes

by Sarita Bajaj, Kamlakar Tripathi, Anuj Maheshwari, Brij Mohan, Narsingh Verma, Amit N Dwivedi, Richik Tripathi

Diabetes, a non-communicable disease, has acquired a status of epidemic since last two decades surpassing all the barriers of race, ethnicity, poverty and affluency. Though type I diabetes has remained a well understood endocrine disorder, type II diabetes still remains a conglomeration of heterogeneous disorders evolving in different forms of metabolic syndrome in different clinical presentation and genetic polymorphism. Diabetes is responsible for more than 50% of chronic kidney disease and patients on maintenance hemodialysis program. In the past ten years, diabetic population has grown fast throughout the world. India is also not remained untouched of this growth impacting adversely health of the nation. It is the need of the hour that every doctor should know the basics of diabetes. This book “Fundamentals of Diabetes” serves the purpose. The book deals with fundamental principles of diabetes practice and it will be an asset to physicians in day-to-day practice and prevention of diabetes as a national goal. Comprising of 28 chapters, the book covers topics like type 1 diabetes, type 2 diabetes, diagnosis of diabetes, classification of diabetes, etiology and pathogenesis of type 1 diabetes, oral complications of diabetes mellitus as well as future research and newer advancement in diabetes.

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Editor Editor's Affiliation
1. Bajaj Sarita
Moti Lal Nehru Medical College, Allahabad, UP, India
2. Tripathi Kamlakar
Institute of Medical Sciences, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi (UP), India
3. Maheshwari Anuj
BBDCODS, BBD University, Faizabad Road, Lucknow (UP), India
4. Mohan Brij
BMC Hospital, Kanpur (UP), Brij Medical Centre Pvt Ltd, Kanpur (UP), India
5. Verma Narsingh
King George’s Medical University, Lucknow (UP), India
6. Dwivedi Amit N
Institute of Medical Sciences, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi (UP), India
7. Tripathi Richik Institute of Medical Sciences, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi (UP), India
ISBN 9789352501519
Speciality Endocrinology and Metabolism
DOI 10.5005/jp/books/12733
Edition 1/e
Publishing Year 2016
Pages 370
Book Type Professional

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