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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….

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…

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…

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…

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 …

Lipoproteins in Diabetes Mellitus (Contemporary Diabetes)Diabetes mellitus has become epidemic on a global scale, and millions of new cases are diagnosed every year. The epidemic of diabetes mellitus is expected to result in one of the steepest rises in human morbidity and mortality ever observed outside of wartime. Insulin resistance is a hallmark of pre-diabetes and type 2 diabetes mellitus, and is characterized by impaired insulin-signaling transduction. Authoritative and comprehensive, Lipoproteins in Diabetes Mellitus details the many changes w…

Diabetes and Hypertension: Evaluation and Management (Contemporary Diabetes)Diabetes and hypertension have evolved as two of the modern day epidemics affecting millions of people around the world. These two common co-morbidities lead to substantial increase in cardiovascular disease, the major cause of morbidity and mortality of adults around the world.  In Diabetes and Hypertension: Evaluation and Management, a panel of renowned experts address a range of critical topics — from basic concepts in evaluation and management of diabetes and hypertension, such as dietary …