Diabetes in Women

Pathophysiology and Therapy

  • Agathocles Tsatsoulis
  • Jennifer Wyckoff
  • Florence M. Brown

Part of the Contemporary Diabetes book series (CDI)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. Emily D. Szmuilowicz, Ellen W. Seely
    Pages 25-33
  3. Sonia Gajula, Ashwini Reddy, L. Romayne Kurukulasuriya, Camila Manrique, Guido Lastra, James R. Sowers
    Pages 35-56
  4. Patricia A. Colton, Gary Rodin
    Pages 127-143
  5. Andrea Salonia, Roberto Lanzi, Emanuele Bosi, Patrizio Rigatti, Francesco Montorsi
    Pages 145-165
  6. Siri L. Kjos
    Pages 167-180
  7. Kelsey E. S. Salley, John E. Nestler
    Pages 181-205
  8. Jo-Anne M. Rizzotto, Judy Giusti, Laurie Higgins
    Pages 255-272
  9. Howard Blank, Jennifer Wyckoff
    Pages 273-289
  10. Tamara C. Takoudes
    Pages 291-305
  11. Angelina L. Trujillo, Lorena Wright, Lois Jovanovic
    Pages 307-327
  12. Allison L. Cohen, S. Ananth Karumanchi
    Pages 341-357

About this book

Introduction

Gender differences impact the pathophysiology and clinical burden of diabetes in women. Exploring the complex interplay between gender and diabetes, Diabetes in Women provides a state-of-the-art update from conception to menopause and beyond. Written by experts in the field, Diabetes in Women covers sex differences in cardiometabolic risk, the impact of diabetes on women’s health, diabetes and pregnancy, offspring of the diabetic mother and the disease management of women with diabetes. Chapters include up to date information on cardiometabolic risk in women throughout the lifecycle and the differences between sexes in energy balance and body composition. Prominent authors also explore the impact of poverty and globalization on the emerging epidemic of obesity in developing countries. Designed for primary care and internal medicine physicians, endocrinologists, obstetricians and gynecologists, and trainees and basic scientists in these areas, Diabetes in Women is an invaluable resource and important contribution to the field.

Keywords

Diabetes Diabetes mellitus Internal medicine endothelium insulin pathophysiology physiology steroids

Editors and affiliations

  • Agathocles Tsatsoulis
    • 1
  • Jennifer Wyckoff
    • 2
  • Florence M. Brown
    • 3
  1. 1.Dept. MedicineUniversity IoanninaIoanninaGreece
  2. 2.Dept. Internal MedicineUniversity of MichiganAnn ArborU.S.A.
  3. 3.Dept. MedicineHarvard Medical SchoolBostonU.S.A.

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-60327-250-6
  • Copyright Information Humana Press 2010
  • Publisher Name Humana Press
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-1-60327-249-0
  • Online ISBN 978-1-60327-250-6
  • About this book