Principles of Diabetes Mellitus by Leonid Poretsky

Principles of Diabetes Mellitus

EditorLeonid Poretsky

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"Principles of Diabetes Mellitus, Second Edition" is an important update to the comprehensive textbook first published in 2002 and reissued in 2004. It is written for physicians of all specialties who, on a daily basis, deal with an illness which has reached epidemic proportions. The book is also intended for medical students and investigators of all aspects of diabetes.The last five years have witnessed major developments in our understanding of diabetes and in therapeutic approaches to this disease. Thus, in addition to updating all chapters, the authors added eight new chapters to the second edition. "Principles of Diabetes Mellitus, Second Edition" covers diabetes in all of its aspects - genetics, epidemiology, pathophysiology, clinical manifestations, therapy and prevention.

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Leonid Poretsky, Chief, Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Beth Israel Medical Center, New York. NY. His experience and excellent cadre of chapter authors will offer an authoritative review of diabetes.
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Title:Principles of Diabetes MellitusFormat:HardcoverDimensions:635 pages, 10.24 × 7.6 × 0 inPublished:February 17, 2010Publisher:Springer USLanguage:English

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PRINCIPLES OF DIABETES MELLITUS BOOKSecond Edition, 2009LIST OF CONTRIBUTORSPrefaceLeonid PoretskyPreface to the first editionLeonid PoretskyPART IChapter 1. The main events in the history of diabetes mellitusJacek Zajac, Anil Shrestha, Parini Patel and Leonid Poretsky PART II. Physiology of glucose metabolismChapter 2. Normal glucose homeostasisMuhammad Z. Shrayyef and John E. GerichChapter 3. Endocrine pancreas.Barry J. Brass, Zinoviy Abelev, Emilia P. Liao, and Leonid PoretskyChapter 4. The role of incretins in insulin secretionBrock E. Schroeder and Orville KoltermanChapter 5. Cellular mechanisms of insulin actionTheodore P. CiaraldiChapter 6. The role of brain in glucose metabolismSilvana Obici and Paulo José Forcina Martins PART III. Diagnosis and epidemiology of diabetesChapter 7. Diagnostic criteria and classification of diabetesJames P. Leu and Joel ZonszeinChapter 8. Epidemiology Shadi Chamany and Bahman P. TabaeiChapter 9. Diabetes in culturally diverse populations: from biology to cultureA. Enrique CaballeroPART IV. Genes and diabetesChapter 10. Genetics of type 2 diabetes: from candidate genes to genome-wide association analysisKevin Brown and Alan R. Shuldiner  Chapter 11. Rodent models of diabetesRonald J. Christopher, Koji Takeuchi and Bumsup LeePART V - Diabetes SyndromesChapter 12. Type 1 diabetes mellitus: epidemiology, genetics, pathogenesis and clinical manifestationsOmar AliChapter 13. Type 2 diabetes mellitus: epidemiology, genetics, pathogenesis and clinical manifestationsVivian Fonseca and Jennifer John-Kalarickal Chapter 14. Maturity onset diabetes of the young (MODY): genetics, clinical manifestations and therapyMarkus StoffelChapter 15. Diabetes in pregnancyAdina E. Schneider, Elliot J.Rayfield, Agustin Busta and Yuriy GurevichChapter 16. Secondary causes of diabetes mellitusYana B. Garger, Prajesh M. Joshi, Ashutosh Pareek, Carla M. Romero, Amit K. Seth and Adrienne M. FleckmanChapter 17. Syndromes of extreme insulin resistanceGeorge Grunberger and Bianca AlfonsoPART VI. Complications of diabetesChapter 18. Acute hyperglycemic syndromes: diabetic ketoacidosis and the hyperosmolar stateYun Feng and Adrienne M. FleckmanChapter 19. Hypoglycemia in diabetes mellitusMazen Alsahli and John E. GerichChapter 20. Intake of advanced glycation endproducts; role in the development of diabetic complicationsHelen Vlassara, and Gary E. StrikerChapter 21. Diabetic retinopathyKetan Laud and Uri ShabtoChapter 22. Diabetic nephropathyJames F. Winchester, Donald A. Feinfeld, Nikolas B. Harbord and Alan DubrowChapter 23. Diabetic neuropathyRussell L. Chin and Michael RubinChapter 24. Peripheral vascular disease in diabetesJennifer K. Svahn, Jeffrey S. Kirk, Omar H. Llaguna and Nancy Habib  Chapter 25. The diabetic footDennis Shavelson, John S. Steinberg and Bradley W. BakoticChapter 26. Male sexual dysfunction in diabetesBarry M. Mason, Albert C. Leung, Michael E. DiSanto and Arnold MelmanChapter 27. Gastrointestinal manifestations of diabetesDonald P. Kotler and Stanley HsuChapter 28 Dyslipidemia: pathogenesis and managementOm P. GandaChapter 29 Dermatological complications of diabetes mellitus, allergy to insulin and oral agentsGeorge I. Varghese, Ellen S. Marmur and Mathew C. VarghesePART VII. Related disordersChapter 30. Obesity - genetics, pathogenesis, therapyWilliam C. Hsu, Kalliopi M. Arampatzi and Christos S. MantzorosChapter 31. HypertensionSamy I. McFarlane, Ho Won Lee, Sara Choundhry and Nathaniel WinerChapter 32. Coronary artery disease and cardiomyopathyRichard B. DevereuxChapter 33. Polycystic ovary syndromeSusan B. Zweig, Marsha C. Tolentino, Marina Strizhevsky and Leonid PoretskyChapter 34. Insulin resistance and the metabolic syndromeMary Ann Banerji and Rochelle L. ChaikenChapter 35. Diabetes and liver diseaseDouglas Meyer and Henry C. Bodenheimer, Jr.Chapter 36. The increased risk of cancer in obesity and type 2 diabetes: potential mechanismsEmily Jane Gallagher, Ruslan Novosyadlyy, Shoshana Yakar and Derek LeRoithChapter 37. Diabetes and sleep disordersAbhijith Hegde and Steve H. SalzmanChapter 38. HIV infection and diabetesMadhu N. Rao, Kathleen Mulligan and Morris Schambelan     PART VIII. Therapy of diabetes mellitus-general principlesChapter 39. Glycemic goalsDavid J. BrillonChapter 40. Behavioral and educational approaches to diabetes self-managementMaria A. Mendoza, Monique Welbeck and Grishma ParikhChapter 41. Dietary therapy of diabetes mellitusGladys Witt Strain, Rosalia Doyle and Faith EbelChapter 42. Exercise in the therapy of diabetes mellitusSefton Vergano, Rajiv Bhambri and Stephen H. SchneiderChapter 43. Therapy of type 1 diabetes mellitusPejman Cohan and Anne L. PetersChapter 44. Treating type 2 diabetes mellitusSusan Herzlinger and Martin J. AbrahamsonChapter 45. Prevention of microvascular complications of diabetes - general overview Vincent YenChapter 46. Psychiatric care of the patient with diabetesJennifer L. Kraker and Stephen J. FerrandoChapter 47. Management of diabetes and hyperglycemia in the hospital settingSamantha DeMauro-Jablonski and Silvio E. InzucchiChapter 10. Future of diabetes therapyGraham T. McMahonPART IX - Diabetes preventionChapter 49. Prevention of type 1 diabetes mellitusPaolo Pozzilli and Chiara GuglielmiChapter 50. Prevention of type 2 diabetes mellitusEdward S. HortonPART X Chapter 51. Resources for patients with diabetesMarina KrymskayaINDEX

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From the reviews of the second edition:"This is an update of a comprehensive overview of the pathogenesis, epidemiology, and genetics of diabetes and its complications originally published about seven years ago. All major topics are covered and each chapter lists Internet resources for additional information in addition to standard references. . written for both endocrinologists and others, including nonendocrine specialists, primary care physicians, housestaff, and medical students. . it also would be appropriate for endocrine trainees. . This is an excellent general textbook of diabetes." (Ronald N. Cohen, Doody's Review Service, August, 2010)"This textbook on diabetes mellitus edited by Leonid Poretsky is explicitly designed for medical students and nonendocrinologist physicians . . The inclusion of Internet resources in addition to traditional references to books and journal articles is appealing, particularly for medical students. . a number of more detailed chapters are dedicated to the clinical picture of diabetes-its complications, associated diseases, and treatment. . exceptionally good, and the declared aim of providing a text for medical students and physicians of different specialties has been achieved." (Edoardo Mannucci, Journal of the American Medical Association, Vol. 304 (14), October, 2010)"Doctors in every specialty see patients with diabetes mellitus, and medical students need to understand the disease and how to manage it. Hence this text, now in its second edition (seven years after initial publication), with chapters written to stand on their own . and plenty of features to help students rapidly integrate the material. . for this new edition every chapter has been updated and new chapters have been added . ." (SciTech Book News, December, 2010)"It contains about all that anyone might want to know about diabetes and has been produced by contributors at the avant-garde of current development. . Although suitable for specialists in endocrinology and other disciplines and subspecialties, its content should be available for every comprehensive therapist for reference. . The individual 40 chapters can stand alone in covering the main aspects of diabetes so the reader can gather full details quickly discussing the history of the disease . and resources for patients with diabetes." (William H. Wehrmacher and Harry Messmore, Comprehensive Therapy, Fall, 2010)"The purpose of this valuable monograph is to provide up-to-date information on several problems related the acute and chronic problem of diabetes. . This is definitely a monograph of great value for all those who are engaged not in the treatment of diabetes patients, but also in epidemiology of metabolic disorders, obesity as well as for students and primary care physicians, though most of the chapters are written for endocrinologists." (Endocrine Regulations, January, 2012)