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Diabetes

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Written by an experienced doctor who has done extensive research and collaborative work on diabetes, The Diabetes Answer Book includes 300 questions and answers
Category: Health & Fitness. ISBN: 9781402214301

Diabetes

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Around 1.4 million people in the UK today have diabetes, and at least a million more may have diabetes and not know it. According to the World Health Organisation the number of diabetes sufferers worldwide is set to double in the next 25 years. It's serious and progressive and there is no known cure. However, life with diabetes can be very fulfilling. Just look at sports stars like Steve Redgave, winner of 5 Olympic gold medals. Written in association with Diabetes UK, this comprehensive guide answers all the key questions, from how to spot the symptoms, who is most at risk, what treatments are available and how diabetes will affect you diet and lifestyle. Dr Hillson tackles the common anxieties and provides invaluable information for all those with diabetes - whether newly diagnosed or longstanding - their families and friends.
Category: Family & Relationships. ISBN: 9780091827014

Diabetes

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This book is an easy to understand guide to diabetes aimed at all those living with diabetes. It includes a short history of the condition, causes, symptoms, possible complications, management (both of diabetes and the associated risk factors), psychological factors and what care to expect.
Category: Health & Fitness. ISBN: 9780199232666

Diabetes

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Nearly 24 million Americans—roughly one of every 13 people—have diabetes, a disease marked by high levels of sugar in the blood. More than 90% of them have type 2 diabetes, which occurs when the body becomes resistant to the effects of insulin (the hormone that enables cells to draw sugar from the blood for energy) and not enough insulin is produced to overcome the resistance. In fact, the number of adults diagnosed with type 2 diabetes has more than quadrupled since the early 1980s.
Category: Health & Fitness. ISBN: 9781933812694

Diabetes

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Diabetes: Oxidative Stress and Dietary Antioxidants bridges the trans-disciplinary divide among diabetologists, endocrinologists, and nutritionists in understanding and treating diabetes. The book covers, in a single volume, the science of oxidative stress in diabetes and the potentially therapeutic use of natural antioxidants in the diet or food matrix. The processes within the science of oxidative stress are described in concert with other processes such as apoptosis, cell signaling, receptor-mediated responses and more. This approach recognizes that diseases areusually multifactorial and that oxidative stress is a single component of this. Pharmacological treatments for diabetes are commonly marked by unwanted side effects, leading to treatment efforts using naturally occurring substances. But a plant-based approach alone is not sufficient; understanding the processes inherent in the oxidative stress of diabetes is vital for clinical workers, dietitians, and nutritionists. This translational work provides that understanding. The book begins by covering the basic biology of oxidative stress from molecular biology to imaging in relation to diabetes. There are chapters on neuropathy, nephropathy, atherosclerosis, cardiomyopathy, and retinopathy. The book then moves on to antioxidants in foods, including plants, components of the diet, and their relevance to diabetes. Nutritionists will use the information related to mitochondrial oxidative stress in one disease and propose new diet-related strategies to prevent such conditions arising in another unrelated disease. Dietitians will prescribe new foods or diets containing antioxidants for conditions that are refractory by conventional pharmacological treatments. Dietitians, after learning about the basic biology of oxidative stress, will be able to suggest new treatments to their multidisciplinary teams. Nutritionists and dietitians will learn about cell signaling andwill be able to suggest preventive or therapeutic strategies with antioxidant-rich foods to reduce damage done by diseases involving abnormal cell signaling.
Category: Technology. ISBN: 9780124058859

Diabetes

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Diabetes - General Practice: The Integrative Approach . Diabetes mellitus is classified into several types: type 1 diabetes , LADA (latent autoimmune diabetes of adulthood) or type 1.5 diabetes', type 2 diabetes and gestational diabetes . The role of the general practitioner is in identifying those at risk of diabetes and advising on preventive and early intervention strategies when impaired glucose tolerance, prediabetes or diabetes is identified. Once a diagnosis of diabetes is established, management of diabetes is aimed at secondary prevention strategies through control of blood sugar levels, correction of micronutrient deficiencies and active risk factor management. The long-term effects of diabetes are largely due to its effect on blood vessels leading to both micro and macro vascular disease.
Category: Medicine. ISBN: 9780729582100

Diabetes: Complications of Diabetes

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If you or a family member has been diagnosed with diabetes, you may feel overwhelmed by the challenges associated with this disease. The Everything Healthy Living Series is here to help. These concise, thoughtful guides offer the expert advice and the latest medical information you need to improve your health. Diabetes can cause complications like neuropathy, vascular disease, and glaucoma. But good health habits and regular maintenance can help you to reduce the likelihood of serious problems. You'll learn how to recognize warning signs and lower the risk of short- and long-term side effects.
Category: Health & Fitness. ISBN: 9781440540820

Diabetes: Living with Diabetes

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If you or a family member has been diagnosed with diabetes, you may feel overwhelmed by the challenges associated with this disease. The Everything Healthy Living Series is here to help. These concise, thoughtful guides offer the expert advice and the latest medical information you need to improve your health. Diabetes is a lifelong disease, but one that should not deter you from living. With careful planning and a little caution, living with diabetes is completely manageable. Here, you'll find helpful advice and strategies to enjoy everything from travel to parties, while staying safe and healthy.
Category: Health & Fitness. ISBN: 9781440540844

Diabetes Burnout

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Diabetes Burnout is an interactive book that addresses the emotional issues that contribute to poor glycemic control and provides guidance to overcoming the barriers to good self-care. Worksheets help you assess your current state of motivation and establish a successful plan of action. This book addresses not only your frustrations, but also how burnout may contribute to poor self-care, high blood glucose & later complications. A series of interactive questionnaires and self-evaluations guide you toward overcoming barriers to good control.
Category: Health & Fitness. ISBN: 9781580400336

Understanding Diabetes

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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.
Category: Health & Fitness. ISBN: 9781118350096
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