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In this updated edition, leading medical specialists critically review for the general practitioner the latest techniques for the clinical management of diabetic neuropathy. The contributors focus on the practical aspects of diabetic neuropathy and describe in detail the treatments that are currently available or expected to become available in the near future. They also include concise discussions of the pathogenesis of diabetic neuropathy.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 520 pages
  • 177.8 x 251.46 x 27.94mm | 1,270.05g
  • Totowa, NJ, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 2nd ed. 2007
  • 40 Tables, black and white; XII, 520 p.
  • 1588296261
  • 9781588296269

Table of contents

Table of Contents - Diabetic Neuropathy

1. History of Diabetic Neuropathy
Vladimir Skljarevski / Alberto Lledo

2. Epidemiology of Diabetic Neuropathy
Stephanie Wheeler / Nalini Singh / Edward J Boyko

3. Genomics of Diabetic Neuropathy
Andrew G Demaine / Bingmei Yang

4. Transgenic and Gene Knockout Analysis of Diabetic Neuropathy
Sookja K. Chung / Stephen S.M. Chung

5. Hyperglycemia-Initiated Mechanisms
Irina Obrosova

6. Effectors - Sonic Hedgehog and p38 Mitogen-Activated Protein Kinase
Sally A Price / Rebecca C Burnarnd / David Tomlinson

7. Neuronal and Schwann Cell Death in Diabetic Neuropathy
James W Russell / Rita M Cowell / Eva L Feldman

8. Metabolic-Functional-Structural Correlations in Somatic Neuropathies in the Spontaneously Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetic BB-Rats
Anders A.F. Sima / Weixian Zhang / Hideki Kamiya

9 Experimental Diabetic Autonomic Neuropathy
Phillip A Low

10 Spinal Cord: Structure and Function in Diabetes
Andrew P Mizisin / Corinne G Jolivalt / Nigel A Calcutt

11 Diabetic Encephalopathy
Geert Jan Biessels

12 Microangiopathy, Diabetes and the Peripheral Nervous System
Douglas W Zochodne

13 Pathogenesis of Human Diabetic Neuropathy
Rayaz Malik / Aristidis Veves

14 Clinical Features of Diabetic Polyneuropathy
Solomon Tesfaye

15 Micro- and Macrovascular Disease in Diabetic Neuropathy
Aristidis Veves / Antonella Caselli

16 Clinical Diagnosis of Diabetic Neuropathy
Vladimir Skljarevski / Rayaz A Malik

17 Punch Skin Biopsy
Michael Polydefkis

18 Aldose Reductase Inhibitors for the Treatment of Diabetic Neuropathy
Aristidis Veves

19 Other Therapeutic Agents
Gary L Pittenger / Henri Parson / Jagdeesh Ullal / Aaron Vinik

20 Pathophysiology of Neuropathic Pain
Misha-Miroslav Backonja

21 Treatment of Painful Diabetic Neuropathy
Andrew J.M. Boulton

22 Focal and Multi-Focal Diabetic Neuropathy
Gerard Said

23 Hypoglycemia and the Autonomic Nervous System
Roy Freeman

24 Cardiovascular Autonomic Neuropathy
Martin J Stevens

25 Postural Hypotension and Anhidrosis
Phillip A Low

26 Gastrointestinal Syndromes Due to Diabetes Mellitus
Juan R Malagelada

27 Genitourinary Complications
Dan Ziegler / Christian Stief

28 Management of Diabetic Foot Complications
T.E. Lyons
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Review Text

From the reviews of the second edition:

"This comprehensive review of diabetic neuropathy covers pathophysiology, state-of-the-art diagnosis and treatment, and future basic science and clinical trial directives. ... I recommend this book to graduate students, researchers, clinical trial designers, librarians, and neurologists and endocrinologists with a special interest in diabetic neuropathy and diabetic microvascular complications. ... This is an outstanding resource on diabetic neuropathy as well as diabetic microvascular complications in general. It is certainly a very useful contribution to the scientific literature." (Kourosh Rezania, Doody's Review Service, December, 2007)

"This is the second updated edition of a comprehensive text covering in 28 chapters the majority of neurological complications occurring in diabetes mellitus. Addressed to adult diabetologists and practitioners, though neuropathy may also be diagnosed in adolescent patients." (Pediatric Endocrinology Reviews, Vol. 5 (3), 2008)

"This comprehensive textbook provides general practitioners details about the latest techniques for the clinical management of diabetic neuropathy. ... Each chapter includes a summary, a list of key words, and an extensive list of references. A subject index concludes the volume." (National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive Kidney Diseases Reference Collection, May, 2008)

"The second edition is intended for the general practitioner and includes contributions from various leading medical specialists and researchers in this field. The book includes new chapters that provide greater detail on the pathophysiology of diabetic neuropathy, while expanding its discussion of the diagnosis and management of the various presentations of the disease. ... the reader should appreciate the efforts made by the authors and editors to provide the most current data from researchers and experts in this area." (Stephanie C. Wu, Journal of the American Podiatric Medical Association, Vol. 98 (3), May/June, 2008)

"This book comprehensively reviews various aspects of diabetic neuropathies. ... The book is nicely edited and all chapters are well written in easy-to-understand English. ... Most chapters are very useful for most physicians involved in the care for diabetic patients. This book should appear on the bookshelf of all those clinicians and researchers involved in diabetic neuropathy, and is of particular importance to endocrinologists, general internists and neurologists." (Jan De Bleecker, Acta Clinica Belgica, Vol. 63 (3), 2008)
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From the reviews of the second edition:





"This comprehensive review of diabetic neuropathy covers pathophysiology, state-of-the-art diagnosis and treatment, and future basic science and clinical trial directives. ... I recommend this book to graduate students, researchers, clinical trial designers, librarians, and neurologists and endocrinologists with a special interest in diabetic neuropathy and diabetic microvascular complications. ... This is an outstanding resource on diabetic neuropathy as well as diabetic microvascular complications in general. It is certainly a very useful contribution to the scientific literature." (Kourosh Rezania, Doody's Review Service, December, 2007)


"This is the second updated edition of a comprehensive text covering in 28 chapters the majority of neurological complications occurring in diabetes mellitus. Addressed to adult diabetologists and practitioners, though neuropathy may also be diagnosed in adolescent patients." (Pediatric Endocrinology Reviews, Vol. 5 (3), 2008)


"This comprehensive textbook provides general practitioners details about the latest techniques for the clinical management of diabetic neuropathy. ... Each chapter includes a summary, a list of key words, and an extensive list of references. A subject index concludes the volume." (National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive Kidney Diseases Reference Collection, May, 2008)


"The second edition is intended for the general practitioner and includes contributions from various leading medical specialists and researchers in this field. The book includes new chapters that provide greater detail on the pathophysiology of diabetic neuropathy, while expanding its discussion of the diagnosis and management of the various presentations of the disease. ... the reader should appreciate the efforts made by the authors and editors to provide the most current data from researchers and experts in this area." (Stephanie C. Wu, Journal of the American Podiatric Medical Association, Vol. 98 (3), May/June, 2008)


"This book comprehensively reviews various aspects of diabetic neuropathies. ... The book is nicely edited and all chapters are well written in easy-to-understand English. ... Most chapters are very useful for most physicians involved in the care for diabetic patients. This book should appear on the bookshelf of all those clinicians and researchers involved in diabetic neuropathy, and is of particular importance to endocrinologists, general internists and neurologists." (Jan De Bleecker, Acta Clinica Belgica, Vol. 63 (3), 2008)
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