Glucose Homeostatis and the Pathogenesis of Diabetes Mellitus, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 0128002948
  • ISBN-13: 9780128002940
  • DDC: 616.462
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 536 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released June 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013

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Diabetes mellitus is a disease with tremendous health and economic burden. A better understanding of how normal glucose homeostasis is maintained and the pathogenesis is important to identify new ways for diabetes treatment. This book addresses multiple aspects of this area of research.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: G Protein-Coupled Receptors as Regulators of Glucose Homeostasis and Therapeutic Targets for Diabetes Mellitus.
2: Regulation of Glucose Homeostasis by GLP-1.
3: Physiology and Therapeutics of the Free Fatty Acid Receptor GPR40.
4: Targeting GPR119 for the Potential Treatment of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus.
5: Enhanced Skeletal Muscle for Effective Glucose Homeostasis.
6: Factors Affecting Insulin-Regulated Hepatic Gene Expression.
7: The Roles of Peroxisome Proliferator-Activated Receptors in the Metabolic Syndrome.
8: Free Fatty Acids and Skeletal Muscle Insulin Resistance.
9: Adiponectin Signaling and Metabolic Syndrome.
10: Regulation of Pancreatic Islet Beta-Cell Mass by Growth Factor and Hormone Signaling.
11: The Impact of Dietary Methionine Restriction on Biomarkers of Metabolic Health.
12: Carbohydrate Metabolism and Pathogenesis of Diabetes Mellitus in Dogs and Cats.
13: Impaired Insulin Signaling and Mechanisms of Memory Loss.
14: The Role of PPARδ Signaling in the Cardiovascular System.