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Diabetes and Cardiovascular Disease (Contemporary Cardiology (Hardcover))Michael T. Johnstone, MD, and Aristidis Veves, MD, DSc, have assembled a panel of seasoned clinicians and expert scientists to comprehensively review both the clinical and scientific aspects of diabetic cardiovascular disease. The contributors thoroughly discuss the mechanisms and risk factors of diabetes in relation to hypertension, dyslipidemia, thrombosis, atherosclerosis, coronary artery disease, and congestive heart failure. Their review includes a full examination of the epidemiology, mech…

Therapeutic Lipidology (Contemporary Cardiology)This book is an up-to-date and comprehensive reference on lipidology. It will serve as a stimulus to the reader to continue to learn about the ever changing and fascinating field of therapeutic lipidology. It will also empower readers to improve and extend the lives of the patients they so conscientiously serve….

Hypertension and Hormone Mechanisms (Contemporary Endocrinology)This book reviews novel developments in the endocrinology of hypertension with emphasis on new discovery during the past five years and perspectives on the future. It is written by authors who have spearheaded recent advances. With a focus on new developments in hormones and autacoids related to hypertension, the book provides a resource that will lead to new, active research in the fundamental mechanisms of hypertension….

Immunoendocrinology: Scientific and Clinical Aspects (Contemporary Endocrinology)Immunoendocrinology is a rapidly developing field of research that seeks to understand the intersection of the immune and endocrine systems. Immunoendocrinology: Scientific and Clinical Aspects explores in detail the current knowledge of immunoendocrinology, namely endocrine disorders produced by disorders of immune function. Chapters cover both basic pathophysiology informed by studies of animal models as well as current understanding of multiple related clinical diseases―their pathophysio…

Dyslipidemias: Pathophysiology, Evaluation and Management (Contemporary Endocrinology)Dyslipidemias: Pathophysiology, Evaluation and Management provides a wealth of general and detailed guidelines for the clinical evaluation and management of lipid disorders in adults and children. Covering the full range of common through rare lipid disorders, this timely resource offers targeted, practical information for all clinicians who care for patients with dyslipidemias, including general internists, pediatric and adult endocrinologists, pediatricians, lipidologists, cardiologists, inter…

Diabetes and Peripheral Vascular Disease: Diagnosis and Management (Contemporary Diabetes)In Diabetes and Peripheral Vascular Disease, a panel of distinguished leaders in the field of medicine, podiatry, and vascular and endovascular therapy assimilate the latest literature on these issues and others for an in-depth review of the management of peripheral vascular disease. Providing an overview of the management of diabetes and diabetic foot changes as well as providing a view of cutting-edge and emerging topics in optimization of arterial status, this important title addresses pathop…

Diabetes and Exercise (Contemporary Diabetes)Diabetes is a major public health problem in the United States. This collection, Diabetes and Exercise, discusses the extent of the problem of diabetes and sedentary lifestyle and presents a compelling rationale for the importance of increased physical activity and exercise in persons with diabetes. The concept of exercise as medicine has a strong but underappreciated scientific basis for the prevention and treatment of diabetes. Diabetes and Exercise, compiled by a team of experts in the fiel…

Insulin Resistance: Childhood Precursors and Adult Disease (Contemporary Endocrinology)In the mid 1990s, Drs. Gerald Reaven identified a constellation of clinical findings, known variously as the metabolic syndrome, syndrome X, insulin resistance s- drome or insulin resistance-related disorders, that are associated with an increased risk of heart disease and diabetes. Interest in this topic grew rapidly, culminating in the publication by this series of the book, Insulin Resistance and the Metabolic Syndrome X, edited by Drs. Reaven and Laws in 1999. Since the original publication …

Diabetes and the Brain (Contemporary Diabetes)Diabetes, particularly type 2, has become increasingly more common around the world. Consequently, the effect of diabetes on the brain has achieved enormous public health importance. A surge in pre-clinical and clinical research on topics ranging from management of hyperglycemia in acute stroke to disturbances in insulin signaling in Alzheimer’s disease has led to substantial progress in the field. Written by a panel of international experts, Diabetes and the Brain provides in depth reviews on…