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By David Leslie, Cecilia Lansang, Simon Coppack, Laurence Kennedy

The booklet explains the underlying pathophysiology of the affliction and covers intimately all its major types and issues. Separate chapters examine the diversity of treatment plans, including summaries of key scientific trials. assurance additionally comprises epidemiology and class, in addition to analysis, screening, restricting probability, and different elements of illness administration and sufferer care. The publication is illustrated all through through explanatory diagrams, graphs, tables, and images.

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Cardiovascular disease was the principal cause of death among people who had had type 1 diabetes for more than 30 years. ȣ Renal disease formed the largest proportion of causes of death among people whose disease duration was between 10 and 19 years. 39 Diabetes complications. There was a decreasing trend for renal failure, but less so for CAD. Cumulative incidence (%) 30 Renal disease ȣ In contrast, for those who died less than 10 years after diagnosis, the major causes of death were other diabetes-related complications such as hypoglycemia and diabetic ketoacidosis.

Glycolysis to lactate is an anaerobic process to which many cells may resort when faced with hypoxia: for example, skeletal muscle during high-intensity exercise. ȣ Glucose taken up by fat tissue is used as a source of energy and to form the glycerol component of triglyceride stores. v In resting, postabsorptive subjects, approximately 70% of the body’s glucose metabolism occurs independently of the action of insulin. However, these insulin-independent mechanisms cannot maintain normoglycemia for very long.

V Hypertension is associated with obesity and short stature in nondiabetic as well as diabetic groups. v Diabetic patients are liable to develop the same secondary forms of hypertension as the nondiabetic population (and renal artery stenosis is commoner in diabetes), but most diabetic hypertensive patients have a low renin hypertension unlike that of nondiabetic patients with essential hypertension. Insulin concentration Insulin action Glucose level Insulin requiring Euglycemia Normal IGT ia em lg yc r pe Hy Diagnosis Undiagnosed diabetes Disease progression 45 Natural history of type 2 diabetes.

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