Gestational Diabetes: Causes, Diagnosis and Treatment
by Luis Sobrevia (ed.)
Publisher: InTech 2013
Number of pages: 162
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 such as trophoblasts. It is a book that will definitively help to increase the knowledge-based management of GD for the well being of the mother and the fetus.
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by Frederick Singer - Endotext.com
Topics covered: Anatomy and Ultrastructure of Bone; Vitamin D System in Mineral Homeostasis; Primary Hyperparathyroidism; Hypocalcemia; Primary Disorders of Phosphate Metabolism; Osteoporosis; Nephrolithiasis; Osteogenesis Imperfecta; etc.
by Wendy L Bennett, et al. - AHRQ
Given the number of medications available for type 2 diabetes mellitus, clinicians and patients need information about their effectiveness to make informed choices. The objective of this review was to summarize the benefits and harms of medications.
by A Hutchinson, et al. - University of Sheffield
The guideline aims to cover the foot care and management of people with diagnosed Type 2 diabetes. It is aimed at all health care professionals providing care to people with diagnosed Type 2 diabetes in primary and secondary care.
by Colleen Croniger - InTech
In this book we reviewed insulin secretion in both healthy individuals and in patients. The medical conditions associated with type 2 diabetes such as pancreatic cancer, sarcopenia and sleep disordered breathing with diabetes were also discussed.