Textbook of Diabetes
Classic textbook providing diabetologists and endocrinologists with illustrated and clinically focused content on diabetes
Now in its sixth edition, the Textbook of Diabetes has established itself as the modern, international guide to diabetes. Sensibly organized and easy to navigate, with exceptional illustrations, the textbook hosts an unrivalled blend of clinical and scientific content. Written by highly experienced editors and international contributors all of whom have provided insight on new developments in diabetes care. These include the most recent guidelines from the European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD), the American Diabetes Association (ADA), Diabetes UK, and the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) and information on the latest treatment modalities used around the world.
Sample topics covered in Textbook of Diabetes include:
- Diabetes in its historical and social context, covering the history of diabetes, past classification and diagnosis of diabetes and the global burden of diabetes
- Normal physiology, covering glucose homeostasis, islet function and insulin secretion, and glucagon in islet and metabolic regulation
- Pathogenesis of diabetes, covering genetics of diabetes and obesity, autoimmune type 1 diabetes and other disorders with type 1 diabetes phenotype
- Other types of diabetes, covering endocrine disorders that cause diabetes, pancreatic diseases and diabetes and drug-induced diabetes
Beautifully illustrated with a clinical focus, Textbook of Diabetes provides endocrinologists and diabetologists, both consultants/specialists and those in training, with a fresh and comprehensive clinical resource to consult time and time again. The text is also of value to specialist diabetes nurses and researchers in the field.
This is a demo of the first 100 pages of a 1231-page e-book. It is a sample of the book that you can read before you buy the full version.