Key Features

  • Access essential coverage of basic and clinical sciences, complemented by an expanded focus on epidemiology, behavioral sciences, health policy, and disparities in health care.
  • Take advantage of a format that follows that of the well-known and internationally recognized Braunwald’s Heart Disease.
  • Review the best available clinical data and pragmatic recommendations for the prevention and management of cardiovascular complications of diabetes; national/societal intervention strategies to curb the growing prevalence of diabetes; and the current pathophysiological understanding of cardiovascular comorbidities in patients with diabetes.
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Table of Contents

Section 1 Diabetes Mellitus

1. Definition and Epidemiology of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus

2. Insulin Resistance: Pathophysiology, Molecular Mechanisms, Genetic Insights

3. Type 1 Diabetes: Pathophysiology, Molecular Mechanisms, Genetic Insights

4. The Metabolic Syndrome: Prevalence and Controversies in Clinical Context

5. Lifestyle Interventions for the Prevention of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus

6. Pharmacologic and Surgical Interventions That Prevent or Worsen Type 2 Diabetes 

Section 2 Diabetes and Atherosclerosis

7. Epidemiology of Coronary and Peripheral Atherosclerosis in Diabetes

8. Pathology of Diabetic Atherosclerosis: Composition, Characteristics, and Distribution

9. Vascular Biology of Atherosclerosis in Patients with Diabetes: Hyperglycemia, Insulin Resistance, and Hyperinsulinemia

10. Vascular Biology of Atherosclerosis in Patients with Diabetes: Inflammation, Dyslipidemia, Hypercoagulability, Endothelial Dysfunction, and Inflammation

11. Type 1 Diabetes and Associated Cardiovascular Risk and Disease

Section 3 Management of Coronary Heart Disease Risk and Disease in Patients with Diabetes

12. Effect of Lifestyle Interventions on Coronary Heart Disease Risk in Patients with Diabetes

13. Effect of Glucose Management on Coronary Heart Disease Risk in Patients with Diabetes

14. Effect of Blood Pressure Management on Coronary Heart Disease Risk in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes

15. Effect of Lipid Management on Coronary Heart Disease Risk in Patients with Diabetes

16. Effect of Antiplatelet Therapy on Coronary Heart Disease Risk in Patients with Diabetes Mellitus

17. Role of Percutaneous Coronary Intervention in Patients with Diabetes

18. Role of Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery in Diabetes and Perioperative Glucose M

Details

No. of pages:
416
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2015
Published:
Imprint:
Saunders
eBook ISBN:
9780323314701
eBook ISBN:
9780323315661
Print ISBN:
9781455754182

About the authors

Darren McGuire

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Internal Medicine, Dallas Heart Ball Chair for Research on Heart Disease in Women; Director, Parkland Hospital and Health System Cardiology Clinics, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas

Nikolaus Marx

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Medicine/Cardiology, Head of Department of Internal Medicine I, University Hospital Aachen, Aachen, Germany