International Textbook of Diabetes Mellitus 2 Volume Set 4th Edition, ISBN-13: 978-0470658611


International Textbook of Diabetes Mellitus, 2 Volume Set, 4th Edition, ISBN-13: 978-0470658611
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1228 pages
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell; 4 edition (May 18, 2015)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 0470658614
ISBN-13: 978-0470658611

The International Textbook of Diabetes Mellitus has been a successful, well-respected medical textbook for almost 20 years, over 3 editions. Encyclopaedic and international in scope, the textbook covers all aspects of diabetes ensuring a truly multidisciplinary and global approach. Sections covered include epidemiology, diagnosis, pathogenesis, management and complications of diabetes and public health issues worldwide. It incorporates a vast amount of new data regarding the scientific understanding and clinical management of this disease, with each new edition always reflecting the substantial advances in the field. Whereas other diabetes textbooks are primarily clinical with less focus on the basic science behind diabetes, ITDM’s primary philosophy has always been to comprehensively cover the basic science of metabolism, linking this closely to the pathophysiology and clinical aspects of the disease.

Edited by four world-famous diabetes specialists, the book is divided into 13 sections, each section edited by a section editor of major international prominence. As well as covering all aspects of diabetes, from epidemiology and pathophysiology to the management of the condition and the complications that arise, this fourth edition also includes two new sections on NAFLD, NASH and non-traditional associations with diabetes, and clinical trial evidence in diabetes.

This fourth edition of an internationally recognised textbook will once again provide all those involved in diabetes research and development, as well as diabetes specialists with the most comprehensive scientific reference book on diabetes available.

About the Author

Ralph DeFronzo, Professor of Medicine and Chief of the Diabetes Division, The University of Texas Health Science Centre at San Antonio, and Deputy Director of Texas Diabetic Institute, San Antonio, Texas, USA.

Ele Ferrannini, Professor of Internal Medicine, Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, University of Pisa School of Medicine, Pisa, Italy.

K. George M. M Alberti, Visiting Professor, King’s College, London, UK; Senior Research Investigator, Imperial College, London, UK; Emeritus Professor of Medicine, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle upon Tyne.

Paul Zimmet, Director Emeritus, Victor Smorgon Diabetes Centre, Baker IDI Heart and Diabetes Institute; Adjunct Professor, Monash University; Honorary President, International Diabetes Federation; Chair, Programme Committee, World Diabetes Congress 2013, Melbourne, VIC, Australia.

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