Principles of Diabetes Mellitus

  • Leonid┬áPoretsky

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages 1-17
  2. The Main Events in the History of Diabetes Mellitus

    1. Jacek Zajac, Anil Shrestha, Leonid Poretsky
      Pages 19-37
  3. Physiology of Glucose Metabolism

    1. John E. Gerich, Steven D. Wittlin, Christian Meyer
      Pages 39-56
    2. Theodore P. Ciaraldi
      Pages 79-94
  4. Diagnosis and Epidemiology of Diabetes

  5. Genes and diabetes

    1. Ken C. Chiu, Dorothy S. Martinez
      Pages 123-137
    2. Martin Haluzik, Marc L. Reitman
      Pages 139-151
  6. Diabetes Syndromes

    1. Adina E. Schneider, Elliot J. Rayfield
      Pages 221-233
    2. Tamer N. Sargios, Adrienne M. Fleckman
      Pages 235-252
    3. George Grunberger, Hisham Alrefai
      Pages 253-272
  7. Complications of Diabetes

    1. Christian Meyer, Steven D. Wittlin, John E. Gerich
      Pages 293-316
    2. Joseph A. Murphy, Firas M. Rahhal
      Pages 329-352
    3. Jordan L. Rosenstock, Gerald B. Appel
      Pages 353-365

About this book


Diabetes mellitus is a very common disease which affects approximately 150,000,000 worldwide. With its prevalence rising rapidly, diabetes continues to mystify and fascinate both practitioners and investigators by its elusive causes and multitude of

This textbook is written for endocrinologists, specialists in other disciplines who treat diabetic patients, primary care physicians, housestaff and medical students. It covers, in a concise and clear manner, all aspects of the disease, from its pathogenesis on the molecular and cellular levels to its most modern therapy.


Diabetes Diabetes mellitus Insulin Secretion diagnosis homeostasis insulin insulin resistance metabolism obesity physiology therapy

Editors and affiliations

  • Leonid┬áPoretsky
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Division of EndocrinologyBeth Israel Medical CenterNew YorkUSA
  2. 2.Albert Einstein College of MedicineNew YorkUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag US 2004
  • Publisher Name Springer, Boston, MA
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4757-6262-4
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4757-6260-0
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