ISBN : 9781632411440
Publisher : haylemedical
Language : English
Category : Endocrinology & Metabolism
Publication Year : 2015
Price : USD 84.95
Description : A compilation of comprehensive information has been presented in this book regarding the pathophysiology of diabetes mellitus. Diabetes mellitus is a complex, progressive disease, which bring along with it, a number of complications. It is a metabolic disease of the endocrine system and is considered one of the most general diseases across the globe. This disease is a universal metabolic epidemic and it is predicted that the number of people affected by this disorder will increase from the present 150 million to around 230 million by 2025. Hyperglycemia is a characteristic aspect of diabetes mellitus and chronic hyperglycemia could result in long-term problems in the eyes, blood vessels, heart and nerves. This book discusses the pathophysiology and selected problems in diabetes mellitus.
Author's Description :
Roy Marcus Cohn, MD, serves as an associate professor in the Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism in United States. His primary academic interests lie in the study of type-1 diabetes and diabetic foot ulcers. He is an active member of reputed medical associations and committees. Cohn has authored numerous articles, journal papers and book chapters in the field of medicine. He also serves on the editorial board of a leading international medical journal.