The Genetic Landscape of Diabetes
by Laura Dean, Johanna McEntyre
Publisher: NCBI 2004
"The Genetic Landscape of Diabetes" is a guide to the variations in our DNA that may influence our risk of developing diabetes. It introduces the reader to what diabetes is — from its discovery thousands of years ago to our modern-day understanding of how this disease, characterized by high blood sugar, develops. The book is written for readers with an interest in science, patients with diabetes, physicians, high school students, and research scientists.
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- National Institutes of Health
Learn how to take care of your diabetes and how to prevent some of the problems that diabetes can cause. Share this booklet with your family and friends so they too will understand more about diabetes and how they can help you live a healthy life.
- International Diabetes Federation
Today, diabetes and other noncommunicable diseases represent a leading threat to health and human development. The IDF Diabetes Atlas provides evidence-based information and projections on the current and future magnitude of the diabetes epidemic.
by Maureen I. Harris - National Diabetes Data Group
A compilation and assessment of epidemiologic, public health, and clinical data on diabetes and its complications. The book serves as a reliable scientific resource for assessing the scope and impact of diabetes and its complications.
by Luis Sobrevia (ed.) - InTech
This book summarizes several aspects of GD, which is caused by not well-understood multifactorial mechanisms. Common strategies seem to be key in the understanding of the syndrome, i.e., endothelial dysfunction and the role of other placenta cells.