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Principles of Diabetes Mellitus

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ISBN: 978-3-319-18740-2 (Print) 978-3-319-18741-9 (Online)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xxix

  2. History

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      Pages 1-1

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      The Main Events in the History of Diabetes Mellitus

  3. Physiology of Glucose Metabolism

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      Pages 21-21

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      Pages 23-42

      Normal Glucose Homeostasis

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      Pages 43-55

      Endocrine Pancreas

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      Pages 57-69

      The Role of Incretins in Insulin Secretion

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      Pages 71-86

      Cellular Mechanisms of Insulin Action

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      Pages 87-105

      The Role of Brain in Glucose Metabolism

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      Pages 107-119

      Role of Vitamin D in the Pathogenesis of Diabetes

  4. Diagnosis and Epidemiology of Diabetes; Special Populations

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      Pages 121-121

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      Pages 123-138

      Diagnostic Criteria and Classification of Diabetes

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      Pages 139-158

      Epidemiology

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      Pages 159-177

      Diabetes in Culturally Diverse Populations: From Biology to Culture

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      Pages 179-187

      Diabetes in the Elderly

  5. Genes and Diabetes

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      Pages 189-189

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      Pages 191-214

      Genetics of Type 2 Diabetes: From Candidate Genes to Genome-Wide Association Analysis

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      Pages 215-238

      Rodent Models of Diabetes

  6. Diabetes Syndromes

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      Pages 239-239

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      Pages 241-265

      Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus: Epidemiology, Genetics, Pathogenesis, and Clinical Manifestations

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      Pages 267-277

      Pathogenesis of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus

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      Pages 279-292

      Maturity-Onset Diabetes of the Young: Molecular Genetics, Clinical Manifestations, and Therapy

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      Pages 293-310

      Diabetes in Pregnancy

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      Pages 311-326

      Secondary Causes of Diabetes Mellitus

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      Pages 327-346

      Syndromes of Extreme Insulin Resistance

  7. Complications of Diabetes

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      Pages 347-347

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      Pages 349-365

      Acute Hyperglycemic Syndromes: Diabetic Ketoacidosis and the Hyperosmolar State

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