Renal disease is a major complication in diabetes and one of the major causes of end-stage renal failure. Clinical Approach to Renal Diseases in Diabetes highlights the development of diabetes mellitus, renal involvement and other comorbid conditions along with the latest therapeutic regimens.
This book is comprised of 12 chapters, which discuss a range of topics in detail including diabetic kidney disease, risk factors for diabetic nephropathy, pathophysiology of diabetic nephropathy,microalbuminuria in diabetic nephropathy, diabetic nephropathy treatment, hyperglycaemia control, treatment of hypertension, proteinuria therapy, diabetic nephropathy and cardiovascular morbidity.
The preventability of diabetic nephropathy is debated, including the prevention of microalbuminuria through renin angiotensin system, inhibitor therapy and the role of biomarkers in diabetic nephropathy.
Clinical Approach to Renal Diseases in Diabetes covers all aspects of renal involvement in diabetes, providing a useful resource to general practitioners, urologists, nephrologists and diabetologists.
- Comprehensive guide covers all elements of renal involvement in diabetes
- Includes debate on the preventability of diabetic nephropathy
- 45 full colour illustrations and tables
1. Diabetes Mellitus—A World Wide Health Challenge 2. Diabetes and Kidney: Diabetic Kidney Disease 3. Risk Factors for Diabetic Nephropathy 4. Is Diabetic Nephropathy Preventable? 5. Pathophysiology of Diabetic Nephropathy 6. Microalbuminuria in Diabetic Nephropathy—A Marker or a Risk Factor? 7. Diabetic Nephropath—Treatment Hyperglycemia Control 8. Diabetic Nephropath—Treatment Hypertension and Proteinuria Therapy 9. Diabetic Nephropathy—Other Therapies for Improving Renal Outcome 10. Diabetic and Kidney—“Beyond Nephrol” 11. Diabetic Nephropathy and Cardiovascular Morbidity 12. Diabetic End Stage Renal Disease—Is there Light at the End of the Tunnel? 13. Index
Director & Chief, Madhurai Kidney Centre & Transplantation Research Institute
Madhurai, Tamil Nadu, India