Type 2 Diabetes and Dementia - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780128094549

Type 2 Diabetes and Dementia

1st Edition

Editors: Velandai Srikanth Zoe Arvanitakis
Paperback ISBN: 9780128094549
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 1st March 2018
Page Count: 200
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Description

Type 2 Diabetes and Dementia details the relationship between diabetes, dementia and the future of medicine and therapeutics. Chapters range from epidemiology, clinical features, neuroimaging biomarkers, neuropathology, macrostructural and molecular mechanisms, risk assessment and prevention strategies, and the application of therapeutics. The book reflects the translational aspects of the current science in the field, with an emphasis on the display of neuroimaging and neuropathology. It contains contributions from world experts, and is ideal for clinicians and researchers in the fields of neurology, neuroscience, geriatric medicine and endocrinology.

Key Features

  • Presents a comprehensive overview that details the relationship between diabetes, dementia and the future of medicine and therapeutics
  • Written for researchers and clinicians in neurology, neuroscience, geriatric medicine and endocrinology
  • Includes topics ranging from epidemiology, clinical features, neuroimaging biomarkers, neuropathology, macrostructural and molecular mechanisms, risk assessment, prevention strategies and therapeutic applications

Readership

Researchers and clinical practitioners in neurology, neuroscience, geriatric medicine, and endocrinology

Table of Contents

  1. Introduction
    2. Epidemiology of type 2 diabetes and dementia
    3. Magnitude and trajectories of Type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM)-associated cognitive dysfunction
    4. Brain Imaging in Diabetes
    5. Cerebrospinal Fluid and Blood-Based Biomarkers in Alzheimer’s Disease and Type 2 Diabetes Spectrum Disorders
    6. Neuropathologic insights into diabetes
    7. Diet, obesity, exercise, metabolism and brain
    8. The role of insulin resistance and signalling in dementia
    9. Advanced Glycation, Diabetes and Dementia
    10. Neuroinflammation, Type 2 Diabetes and Dementia
    11. The blood-brain barrier in diabetes mellitus
    12. Pharmacological and non-pharmacological interventions for cognitive impairment and dementia related to type 2 diabetes and metabolic disturbances in aging

Details

No. of pages:
200
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Academic Press 2018
Published:
Imprint:
Academic Press
Paperback ISBN:
9780128094549

About the Editor

Velandai Srikanth

Dr. Srikanth is an Associate Professor in the Department of Medicine, School of Clinical Sciences at Monash Health at Monash University in Melbourne, Australia. He is also a Specialist Geriatrician in Neurosciences & Geriatric Medicine at Monash Health. He is the Head, Stroke and Ageing Research and Lead of the Vascular Brain Aging Division. Dr. Srikanth is an NHMRC Career Development & Heart Foundation Future Leader Fellow. His research focuses on the effects and mechanisms of brain aging in cohort studies, with particular reference to the interface between metabolic disease, cerebrovascular disease and neurodegeneration.

Affiliations and Expertise

Peninsula Health and Monash University, Melbourne, VIC, Australia

Zoe Arvanitakis

Zoe Arvanitakis is a Professor of Neurology at the Rush Memory Clinic, Armour Academic Center in Chicago, IL USA

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Neurology, Rush Memory Clinic, Armour Academic Center, Chicago, IL USA