Clinical Research in Diabetes and Obesity, Vol Ii: Diabetes and Obesity
Book News, Inc. Details the latest clinical research involving normal individuals, obese subjects, and patients with diabetes mellitus, illustrating how changes in the hormone action and substrate metabolism of healthy people may lead to obesity and noninsulin-dependent diabetes mellitus (NIDDM). Explains the physiology and pathophysiology of diabetes and obesity, and reviews the physiological basis for novel therapies, with chapters on effects of obesity on lipid metabolism, exercise and NIDDM, and hypertension and insulin resistance. For researchers in diabetes, endocrinology, and lipidology. -- Copyright © 1999 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR All rights reserved
Synopsis This text is devoted to areas at the forefront of clinical research in diabetology today. It describes the clinical assessment of carbohydrate, lipid, and protein metabolism in diabetes mellitus. Methods of clinical research and the interpretation of their results in normal individuals and in diabetic patients are discussed by clinical researchers from institutions in Europe and the United States.