Understanding Diabetes and Endocrinology

Author: Daryl Meeking
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1840765895
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Diabetes is a common and debilitating condition encountered by all doctors worldwide, regardless of specialist interest. This book aims to give the reader an understanding of the background, diagnosis, investigation and management of diabetes and endocrine disease. This book is set out in three main sections. The first gives a background understanding of diabetes and a review of glandular systems. The second outlines the disease problems and their investigation, including the specific complications of diabetes. The third covers the management and treatment of diabetes and endocrine disease, importantly including prevention and screening. This is the third book in a new series which combines a symptoms and problem-based approach. It is of use to medical students and instructors, to junior doctors and to health care professionals dealing with diabetes and endocrine diseases.

Understanding Diabetes

Author: R. F. Dods
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118530624
Format: PDF, ePub
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A clear explanation of the cause, diagnosis, and treatment of diabetes Written for a broad range of readers, including students, researchers, policymakers, health care providers, and diabetes patients and caregivers, this book explains the underlying biochemistry and physiology of diabetes mellitus. Each chapter contains a glossary that defines key terms, a summary that highlights essential concepts discussed in each section of the chapter, as well as a set of simple problems to help readers gain a richer and deeper understanding of diabetes, from its history to treatment options. Understanding Diabetes begins with an overview of the disease, its worldwide prevalence and cost, and its connection to the global obesity epidemic. The author then explores the history of diabetes, including the first documented description of the disease dating back to 3400 BCE in Ancient Egypt. The next chapter, A Glucose Metabolism Primer, sets forth the pathways for the metabolism of glucose. Next, the book covers: Regulation of glucose metabolism and glucose metabolism gone wrong Diabetes classification system Diagnosis, including current laboratory tests Complications, such as retinopathy, neuropathy, and cardiovascular disease Hereditary transmission Prevention and treatment, including emerging research Although a cure has still not been found, this book demonstrates that researchers are continuing to make major breakthroughs on all fronts in the fight against diabetes, including a better understanding of its causes and an improved ability to diagnose and treat the disease.

Understanding Diabetes

Author: Diabetes Center Sydney's St. Vincent's Hospital
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Australia
ISBN: 9780743218184
Format: PDF, ePub
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Written by an expert staff of diabetes specialists, Understanding Diabetes includes the most current information about the disease and covers every aspect of diabetes management in easy-to-understand language. With chapters on diet and exercise, sexuality and fertility, hypertension and stress, as well as juvenile and adolescent diabetes and problems specific to seniors, this book is an essential guide for diabetics and their families.

Understanding Diabetes

Author: Marie Clark
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0470094699
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Diabetes is one of the most common chronic medical disorders, and its incidence continues to rise. This book offers patients an overview of the disease and the latest treatment regimens. But unlike other books, it also explores the psychological aspects of the disease, focusing on the difficulty many people have in sticking to treatment regimens that typically include dietary restrictions, medication schedules, and frequent blood tests. Packed with insights and practical advice, it helps people understand why they behave the way they do, what’s at stake, and how to motivate themselves to adhere to their recommended treatment.

UNDERSTANDING DIABETES FOR ACTION

Author: Roland Fleurizier, ND
Publisher: AuthorHouse
ISBN: 1491842253
Format: PDF, Docs
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Dr. Fleurizier made a detour by studying medicines, after he graduated with a Master of Social Practices of Development from Sorbonne, in Paris, France. He became among other things a Master Herbalist before he studied to be a Naturopathic Doctor and a Practitioner of Traditional Chinese Holistic Energy Medicine. His knowledge of herbs has helped others to BE WELL. Nowadays he practices Energy Medicine to first balance people on the energetic and emotional levels, but still believes that herbs could be suitable for some individuals mostly depending on the ailments they may have developed. Dr. Roland Fleurizier, N. D., has a background in Naturopathy and Applied Kinesiology. His dedication and passion for natural and holistic energy medicine is an extension of the various experiences he has accumulated to date. He conducts seminars and weekly radio programs on diabetes, blood pressure, cancer, osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis, epilepsy, thyroid, etc. for the sake of bringing Haitian expatriates and other ethnicities easier access to information on general health. Diabetes has become the most common disease in the United States. It has been associated with the rapid spread of poor lifestyle choices. Dr. Fleurizier teaches a health class and believes that the way to tackle diabetes is even largely unknown to most physicians. He also believes that diabetics do not fully comprehend all the aspects of their ailments. With this in mind, he has undertaken this research and initiated a comprehensive, restorative agenda for diabetics to use in order to subjugate their disease.

Understanding Diabetes and Glycemic Index

Author: Jeannine Hill
Publisher: Jeannine
ISBN: 8828346574
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Contents Nutrition And The Glycemic Index 9 The Glycemic Index: Preventing Diabetes Through Diet 10 The Glycemic Index: Lifestyle Changes 11 The Glycemic Index: Is It Worth The Effort? 12 The Glycemic Index: It Seems More Difficult Than It Is 13 Depression And Diabetes 14 Diabetic Diet 16 Gestational Diabetes 18 Glycemic Index 20 High Glycemic Foods 22 How To Prevent Diabetes 24 Insulin To Treat Diabetes 26 Kidney Disease And Diabetes 28 Link Between Diabetes, Heart Attacks And Strokes 30 Medications That Treat Diabetes 32 Pre Diabetes 34 Symptoms Of Diabetes 36 The Effect Of The Glycemic Index On The Body 38 Weight Control In Diabetes Management 40 You Can Control Diabetes 42 Purpose Of The Glycemic Index 44 The Importance Of Knowing The Glycemic Index 45 Benefits Of The Glycemic Index 46 Making The Switch To A Low Glycemic Index Diet 48 Preventing Diabetes With A Low Glycemic Index Diet 49 The Glycemic Index And Pregnancy 50 The Glycemic Index And Your Health 51 The Glycemic Index And Heart Disease 52 The Glycemic Index: Changing Your Eating Habits 53 The Nutritional Value Of Low Glycemic Index Diet Foods 54 African Americans And Diabetes 55 Can A Good Diet Keep Diabetes At Bay 57 Diabetes And Sexual Problems 59 Understanding Diabetes and Glycemic Index Eye Complications Of Diabetes 61 Foot Complications Of Diabetes 63 Good Gylcemic Foods 65 How To Use The Glycemic Index 67 Type I and Type II Diabetes 69 What Is Hypoglycemia? 71

Understanding Diabetes

Author: Janet Worsley Norwood
Publisher: Wiley
ISBN:
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The complete reference book on all there is to know and understand about diabetes, including ways to best control the disease and work with doctors and other health care professionals to find the best care.

Understanding Diabetes

Author: Mark Molitch
Publisher: Dorchester Family Doctor
ISBN: 9781428510012
Format: PDF
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Doctors and pharmacists often do not have as much time as they would like to explain illnesses and conditions to their patients. The purpose of the Family Doctor Books is to create a resource that doctors and pharmacists can feel confident to recommend to their patients, to supplement their consultations