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Endocrinology & Metabolism

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  • Neuroendocrinology of Stressby John Russell

    Wiley 2015; US$ 123.95

    Exposure to chronic stress has cumulative adverse effects on physical and mental health, considered to be the consequence of chronic exposure to high levels of stress hormones. Consequently, there is extensive research in progress to investigate and better understand how the brain organises neuroendocrine stress responses and how interventions may... more...

  • Unconventional Organ Damage in Diabetes - ECABby Samar Banerjee

    Elsevier Health Sciences APAC 2012; US$ 8.46

    Cell health depends on a steady supply of fuel from glucose and free fatty acids. Both these major fuels are regulated by insulin. Cells in the muscle, liver, and fat need insulin to receive glucose, and hence do not become exposed to high blood glucose levels when the blood sugars are high and insulin levels are low. The lack of insulin slows the... more...

  • Lipids in Diabetes - ECABby S V Madhu

    Elsevier Health Sciences APAC 2013; US$ 8.46

    Type 2 diabetes mellitus is associated with a greater risk of developing atherosclerotic macrovascular diseases like myocardial infarction, stroke, and peripheral vascular disease. There is 2- to 4-fold increased risk of atherosclerotic heart disease and stroke in diabetic patients compared to non-diabetic patients. As the prevalence of type 2 diabetes... more...

  • Microvascular Complications of Diabetes - ECABby V Seshiah

    Elsevier Health Sciences APAC 2009; US$ 8.46

    The pathogenesis of microvascular complications is complex and multifactorial. Yet, hyperglycemia emerges as the most important single cause, which has been proved by the Diabetes Control and Complications Trial (DCCT). Thus, the importance of protecting the body from hyperglycemia cannot be overstated; the direct and indirect effects on the human... more...

  • Infections in Diabetes - ECABby Samar Banerjee

    Elsevier Health Sciences APAC 2012; US$ 8.46

    Patients with diabetes are predisposed to infections. The risk ratio for infectious disease-related hospitalization for diabetic versus nondiabetic persons is more than 2, and almost 2 for death attributable to infection. Infections in diabetes may precipitate metabolic derangements and, conversely, the metabolic derangements of diabetes may facilitate... more...

  • Dietary Considerations in Diabetes - ECABby Anoop Misra

    Elsevier Health Sciences APAC 2012; US$ 8.46

    Diet plays an important role in the treatment of diabetes, alone or in combination with insulin or oral hypoglycemic drugs. The diabetic nutrition plan of an individual necessitates to be based upon, excepting the usual parameters, his/her socioeconomic status, ethnicity/religion, and local food habits. It is important that diet plan is individualized... more...

  • Diabetes and Lifestyle - ECABby Samar Banerjee

    Elsevier Health Sciences APAC 2013; US$ 8.46

    Diabetes management, outcomes and prognosis are majorly affected by the lifestyle exercised by the diabetics. Diabetes has significant impact on the different facets of life. These facets tend to get overlooked in the management. The inter-relation of diabetes and marriage, sleep, travel, commute and uneven working hours seem to be trivial part of... more...

  • Hotspots in Diabetes - ECABby Ambady Ramachandran

    Elsevier Health Sciences APAC 2013; US$ 8.46

    Diabetes is one of the most important non-communicable lifestyle diseases. Diabetes is a multifaceted disorder which possibly influences and impacts body pathophysiology by different mechanisms and in varied ways. Diabetes has a very distinguished impact on cardiovascular system and plays a detrimental role in development of cardiovascular disorders.... more...

  • Diabetic Foot - ECABby Arun Bal

    Elsevier Health Sciences APAC 2012; US$ 8.46

    Of all lower extremity amputations, 40-70% are related to diabetes. In most studies, the incidence of lower leg amputation is estimated to be 5-25/100,000 inhabitants/year: among people with diabetes the number is 6-8/1,000. Lower extremity amputations are usually preceded by a foot ulcer in people with diabetes. The most important factors related... more...

  • Insulin Resistance - ECABby Gita Ganguly Mukherjee

    Elsevier Health Sciences APAC 2012; US$ 8.46

    The insulin resistance syndrome can be defined as insulin resistance, compensatory hyperinsulinemia, and their associated co-morbidities. Clinically, the term insulin resistance syndrome describes a constellation of abnormalities such as obesity, hypertension, dyslipidemia, type 2 diabetes/hyperglycemia, and coronary artery disease. Insulin is responsible... more...