eBook Diabetes and Kidney Disease, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1118494091
  • ISBN-13: 9781118494097
  • DDC: 616.4
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 276 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released June 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013
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Diabetes and the Kidney provides endocrinologists and nephrologists of all levels with expert clinical diagnosis and management guidance for this extremely common diabetic complication. Practical and accessible, chapters contain text features such as case histories, potential pitfall boxes, key points, management algorithms, and useful weblinks to fully engage the reader and provide expert guidance to help clinicians best manage their patients.  In addition, all relevant international society guidelines and recommendations are fully included. After an initial analysis of the epidemiology and pathogenesis of kidney complications in diabetes, it quickly moves on to the following core sections:   Special Situations, Risk factors and Complications - examining diabetic nephropathy in relation to each other diabetic complication, ie cardiovascular disease Prevention and Therapy - focusing on the most up to date information regarding prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and management of kidney disease in diabetes. Expertly edited, and with contributions from an experienced international team, Diabetes and Kidney Disease will be the perfect tool to consult when managing diabetic patients with associated kidney problems.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Introduction and Pathophysiology.
2: History of Diabetic Nephropathy: A Personal Account.
3: Epidemiology of Chronic Kidney Disease in Diabetes.
4: Genetic Risk Factors for Diabetic Nephropathy.
5: Pathophysiology of Diabetic Nephropathy.
6: Histology of Human Diabetic Nephropathy.
7: Natural History and Diagnosis of Diabetic Kidney Disease.
8: Special Situations, Risk Factors and Complications.
9: Cardiovascular Disease in Diabetic Nephropathy: Pathophysiology and Treatment.
10: Statin Therapy in Patients with Diabetic Nephropathy.
11: Diabetes Mellitus, Bone and Kidney.
12: Diabetes, Pregnancy and the Kidney.
13: Diabetic Nephropathy in Children.
14: Diabetes, the Kidney and Retinopathy.
15: Prevention and Therapy.
16: Reducing Progression of Diabetic Nephropathy by Antihyperglycemic Treatment.
17: Dosage of Antihyperglycemic Drugs in Patients with Renal Insufficiency.
18: Reducing Progression of Diabetic Nephropathy by Antihypertensive Treatment.
19: Treatment of the Patient with End-Stage Diabetic Nephropathy.
20: Combined Pancreas and Kidney Transplantation or Kidney Alone Transplantation for Patients with Diabetic Nephropathy.
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