Drugs, Diet, and Disease: Mechanistic approaches to diabetes

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Costas Ioannides, Peter R. Flatt, D. F. V. Lewis
Ellis Horwood, 1995 - Cancer - 380 pages
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Diabetes mellitus is a chronic disorder affecting one hundred million people worldwide. This volume comprehensively reviews new developments to provide a clear picture of the role played by drugs and diet in the aetiology, pathogenesis and management of the disease. KEY TOPICS: The book deals with all aspects of the interactions between drugs and diabetes, highlighting recent advances and mechanistic input. It has a unique approach to the subject. And all authors are actively involved in diabetes research, their ongoing commitment to research in the area ensures that all contributions arfe up-to-date. For clinicians in research industries, hospitals and medical schools. Degree course lecturers and students in pharmacy, medical sciences and biological sciences. The pharmaceutical industry and the food/nutrition/biotechnology industries where information on the aetiology and management of diabetes is geatly needed in the research and development of drugs to combat the disease.

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Classification of diabetes
The genetics of insulindependent diabetes mellitus

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