About this book
In the context of the continual increase in the global incidence of diabetes, this book focuses on particular aspects of the disease such as the socio-economic burden and the effects on individuals and their families. It addresses a wide range of topics regarding its physiological relevance, metabolic angles, biochemistry, and discusses current and upcoming treatment approaches. It is unique in offering a chapter dedicated to herbal remedies for diabetes. Appealing to a broad readership, it is a valuable resource for students, researchers and practitioners working in the area of glucose metabolism, diabetes and human health.