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Diabetic Neuropathy : Clinical Management

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In this newly updated, second edition, leading medical specialists critically review for the general practitioner the latest techniques for the clinical management of diabetic neuropathy. These authoritative 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 and highlight the relatively unknown features of neuropathy that can significantly impact a patient's life. Comprehensive, up-to-date bibliographies at the end of each chapter provide an opportunity for the interested physician to gain a more detailed picture of a particular topic.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 520 pages
  • 177.8 x 251.46 x 27.94mm | 1,270.05g
  • Humana Press Inc.
  • Totowa, NJ, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 2nd ed. 2007
  • 40 black & white tables, biography
  • 1588296261
  • 9781588296269

Review quote

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)show more

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. Lyonsshow more

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)show more