Epidemiology of Diabetes

Epidemiology of Diabetes

1st Edition - March 19, 2019

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  • Author: Jahangir Moini
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128173251
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780128168646

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Epidemiology of Diabetes addresses the patterns, risk factors and prevention tactics for the epidemic of diabetes in the US population. Diabetes is a costly and common disease that needs serious attention and awareness. Diabetes causes devastating consequences, such as neuropathy, retinopathy, nephropathy and vasculopathy. This succinct reference focuses on current data and research on diabetes, and is essential reading for diabetes care providers, as well as health care decision-makers. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has reported that more than 100 million US adults are living with diabetes or prediabetes, hence this is a timely resource on the topic.

Key Features

  • Serves as a starting point for medical professionals who are addressing the patterns, risk factors, prevention and treatment of the epidemic of diabetes in the US population
  • Discusses the epidemic and prevalence of diabetes in the United States, covering the disability, burden and mortality of diabetes
  • Covers the epidemiology of nutrition and diet, addressing carbohydrates and fiber, fats, protein, alcohol and nutritional intervention

Readership

Endocrinologists, diabetologists, general practitioners, physician assistants, medical students, dietitians, public health researchers

Table of Contents

  • Chapter 1 Introduction and History of Diabetes Mellitus
    Overview
    Origins, Symptoms, and Signs
    Pathophysiology through Experimentation
    Diagnosis
    Treatment
    Lessons from the History of Diabetes
    Summary

    Chapter 2 Endocrine Function of the Pancreas
    Overview
    Synthesis and Secretion of Insulin
    The Brain, Glucose, and Insulin
    Secretion of Glucagon
    Secretion of Somatostatin
    Counter-Regulatory
    Summary

    Chapter 3 Pathophysiology of Diabetes
    Overview
    Role of Insulin in Metabolism
    Hypoglycemia
    Hyperglycemia
    Types of Diabetes Mellitus
    Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus
    Epidemiology
    Rising Incidence
    Risk Factors
    Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
    Epidemiology
    Rising Incidence
    Risk Factors
    Gestational Diabetes
    Summary

    Chapter 4 The Epidemic and Prevalence of Diabetes in the United States
    Overview
    Distribution of Diabetes by Gender and Age
    Deaths Attributable to Diabetes
    Disability Adjusted Life Years for Diabetes
    Burden of Diabetes in the United States
    Mortality from Diabetes in the United States
    Population-Based Models of Diabetes
    Summary

    Chapter 5 Epidemiology of Diet and Diabetes Mellitus
    Overview
    Carbohydrates and Fiber
    Fats
    Protein
    Alcohol
    Nutritional Intervention
    Summary

    Chapter 6 The Health Impact of Diabetes
    Overview
    Microvascular Complications of Diabetes
    Diabetic Retinopathy
    Diabetic Nephropathy
    Diabetic Neuropathy
    Macrovascular Complications of Diabetes
    Cardiovascular System
    Peripheral Nervous System
    Metabolic Syndrome
    Summary

    Chapter 7 Type 1 Diabetes
    Overview
    Genetics
    Environmental Factors
    Ethnic Disparities
    Obesity
    Birth Weight
    Treatment
    Summary

    Chapter 8 Type 2 Diabetes
    Overview
    Risk Factors
    Genetics
    Obesity
    Dietary Factors
    Ethnic Disparities
    Children and Adolescents
    Double Diabetes
    Economic Impact
    Prevention
    Summary

    Chapter 9 Diagnosis
    Overview
    Fasting Plasma Glucose Tolerance Test
    Oral Glucose Tolerance Test
    Random Plasma Glucose Test
    Glycated Hemoglobin A1c Test (HbA1c)
    Kronus ZnT8Ab Elisa Assay
    Screening for Diabetes
    Screening for Complications
    Summary

    Chapter 10 Diabetic Ketoacidosis
    Overview
    Pathophysiology
    Symptoms and Signs
    Diagnosis
    Prognosis
    Treatment
    Summary

Product details

  • No. of pages: 210
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Elsevier 2019
  • Published: March 19, 2019
  • Imprint: Elsevier
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128173251
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780128168646

About the Author

Jahangir Moini

Dr. Moini is an international author of 38 medical textbooks for various publishers including Elsevier, McGraw-Hill, Pearson, Jones & Bartlett Learning, Cengage Learning, and Routledge. In addition to continuing his venture as an author, he has been a professor for over 40 years and a physician for 48 years. He is a retired professor with the Eastern Florida State College Science & Health Department. Previously, Dr. Moini was an assistant professor at Tehran University Medical School, Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine. For 18 years, he was the Director of Epidemiology for the Brevard County Health Department. He was also Director of Allied Health at Everest University for 15 years and a Professor at that institution for 24 years.

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Science and Health (retired), Eastern Florida State College, Palm Bay, FL, USA

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