Contemporary Diagnosis and Management of Type 2 Diabetes
Author: Willa A. Hsueh
Publisher: Handbooks in Health Care
Release Date: September 01, 2009
The new edition of this handbook will feature a new chapter on incretin hormone therapy. Incretin hormones are peptides released from the gastrointestinal tract that aid in the overall maintenance of glucose control. There is currently substantial interest in the therapeutic potential of these hormones for the treatment of diabetes. The handbook will also discuss the impact of insulin resistance, artherosclerosis, dyslipidemia, hypertension, and the metabolic syndrome on the treatment of type 2 diabetes.