Beyond Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus

by Vishal Gupta

The rising prevalence of type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) is of worldwide concern. Type 2 diabetes mellitus is a complex metabolic disorder with significant vascular consequences. The major causes of morbidity and mortality are often due to microvascular and macrovascular complications. This book is a comprehensive guide to the management of type 2 diabetes mellitus, with a focus on associated disorders and comorbidities. This book consists of 12 chapters that mainly focus on hyperglycemia, beyond the diabetic dyslipidemia, diabetes in young a separate entity, reality behind assessing renal function, diabetes associated with risk of developing cancer, autoimmune associations with type 2 diabetes mellitus, type 2 diabetes mellitus, immunity, and infection, role of diet, individualized approach-based hba1c management, and optimizing risk factors in type 2 diabetes mellitus. The book concludes with discussion on management of type 2 diabetes in special situations such as during Ramadan and in patients with liver disease, and optimisation of risk factors. It starts with a case-based approach, proceeds to discuss management, and summarizes the extensive and widespread studies in each area. The chapters deal with the many uncertainties facing the physician. This is the ideal guide to this common, menacing but ultimately treatable problem.


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