Advances in Diabetes: Novel Insights is an up-to-date collection of important
advances in diabetology, covering the most recent developments in the field
and providing insight into future progress in patient management.
This book is divided into sixteen chapters, with diverse topics ranging from diabetes and bone, to physical exercise, cognition, memory, sleep and obesity in diabetes. Other chapters feature discussion on the psychological and psychosocial impact of diabetes including depression and mental disorders in obese patients.
Separate chapters on genomics and epigenetics of diabetes focus on possibilities for new treatments. Illustrated with tables for quick reference, Advances in Diabetes: Novel Insights is an essential book for diabetologists and endocrinologists who wish to keep up to date with developments in their field.
• Collection of important advances and future implications for diabetology
• Discussion on psychological/psychosocial issues related to diabetes
• Includes tables for quick reference
Preface Acknowledgments 1. Psychological Stress and Role of Relaxation Response in Diabetes 2. Diabetes and Bone: Expect the Unexpected 3. Insulin and Insulin Signaling Pathways: Past, Present and Future 4. Diabetes and Periodontal Diseases: Making the Connection 5. Dual Peroxisome Proliferator activated Receptor Agonist 6. Epigenetics and Diabetes 7. Metabolic Surgery for Diabetes Mellitus 8. Physical Exercise, Cognition and Memory in Diabetes 9. Incretins, Beyond Glucose Control 10. Plant Insulins Related Compounds and Computational Biology 11. Depression and Mental Disorders in Obese Subjects with Diabetes 12. Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus: New Perspective in Biology and Therapeutics 13. Genomics of Diabetes in Clinical Care Today 14. Protecting, Preserving and Promoting Pancreatic b-Cells: A Developmental Approach 15. Usual Conditions, Unusual Treatments: Resistant Hypertension in Diabetes 16. Sleep, Obesity and Diabetes: The Circadian Rhythm Appendix Index
Sridhar R Gumpeny MD DM FACE FRCP
Director, Endocrine and Diabetes Centre, Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh, India