Obesity and Diabetes

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Christos S. Mantzoros
Springer Science & Business Media, Jan 25, 2006 - Medical - 555 pages
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International experts from world-renowned medical schools comprehensively review for practicing clinicians and scientists alike the latest understanding of the epidemiology, causation, and consequences of diabetes and obesity. The authors discuss in detail their diagnosis, clinical manifestations, complications, and best practices for diagnosis and treatment. They also review the history and epidemiology of these conditions, explain their genetics and pathophysiology, and illuminate their known mechanisms and interactions. State-of-the-art survey-chapters critique current approaches (lifestyle and pharmacological) to the treatment of these conditions.
 

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Contents

Genetics of Obesity and Diabetes
39
Nutrients and Peripherally Secreted Molecules
69
Role of Energy Expenditure in Regulation
99
Pathophysiology of Diabetes in Obesity
117
DIAGNOSIS CLINICAL MANIFESTATIONS AND COMPLICATIONS
126
Metabolic Syndrome
155
Obesity Diabetes and Hypertension
169
Polycystic Ovary Syndrome
255
Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy
333
The Diabetic Foot
351
Erectile Dysfunction
363
Infections in Diabetes Mellitus
377
The HAARTInduced Metabolic Syndrome
403
Diet Exercise and Behavioral Treatment of Obesity
445
Medical Approaches to Treatment of the Obese Patient
457
Surgical Treatment of Obesity and Diabetes
487

Obesity and Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
277
Diabetic Retinopathy
291
Obesity and Renal Disease
319
Resources 5
513
Index
525
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