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Diabetes Complications, Comorbidities and Related Disorders

  • Enzo Bonora
  • Ralph DeFronzo
Living reference work

Part of the Endocrinology book series (ENDOCR)

Table of contents

  1. Jakob Starup-Linde, Søren Gregersen
  2. Riccardo Vigneri, Laura Sciacca
  3. Henry N. Ginsberg, Maryam Khavandi, Gissette Reyes-Soffer
  4. Giovanni Targher, Alessandro Mantovani, Enzo Bonora
  5. Matthias Blüher, Michael Stumvoll
  6. Thomas W. Oates, Namita Khandelwal
  7. Maria Ida Maiorino, Giuseppe Bellastella, Katherine Esposito
  8. Mauro Rigato, Gian Paolo Fadini, Angelo Avogaro
  9. Massimo Porta, José Cunha-Vaz
  10. Anna Solini, Pietro Castellino
  11. Aaron I. Vinik, Carolina Casellini, Serina Neumann
  12. P. Gisondi, A C Fostini, G. Girolomoni
  13. Teresa Mezza, Francesca Cinti, Andrea Giaccari
  14. Frank Lee Bowling, Andrew J. M. Boulton
  15. Colleen Majewski, George L. Bakris
  16. Carmine G. Fanelli, Paola Lucidi, Geremia B. Bolli, Francesca Porcellati
  17. Scott M. Grundy
  18. Mogher Khamaisi, George L. King, Kyoungmin Park, Qian Li
  19. Riki Bergel, Eran Hadar, Yoel Toledano, Moshe Hod

About this book

Introduction

This book provides the reader with comprehensive information on the interactions between diabetes and a wide range of comorbid conditions and on disease management in such patients. It has the aim of empowering health care providers in their daily battle against the disease and its consequences. Diabetes has been identified by WHO and the United Nations as a medical emergency because of the increase in its global prevalence, which may reach one billion in three to four decades if the trend remains unchanged. Despite improved care that is helping to prolong life, diabetes impacts substantially on the quality of life of those affected and kills or disables several million people each year. The disease is systemic because all organs, tissues, and cells suffer in the presence of hyperglycemia and are damaged by the diabetic milieu. Unfortunately, most patients with diabetes will consequently experience chronic diabetic complications. This book will be of value for all physicians and nurses who care for patients with diabetes and face the challenge of treating hyperglycemia and related acute and chronic complications.

Keywords

acute metabolic complications cancer cardiovascular disease chronic diabetic complications pregnancy and diabetes

Editors and affiliations

  • Enzo Bonora
    • 1
  • Ralph DeFronzo
    • 2
  1. 1.Endocrinology, Diabetes and MetabolismUniversity of VeronaVeronaItaly
  2. 2.Diabetes DivisionUTHSCSASan AntonioUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-27316-7
  • Copyright Information Springer Nature Switzerland AG 2019
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-27316-7
  • Series Print ISSN 2510-1927
  • Series Online ISSN 2510-1935
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