Clinical Research in Diabetes and Obesity, Volume 1: Methods, Assessment, and Metabolic Regulation / Edition 1by Boris Draznin
Pub. Date: 10/02/2007
Publisher: Springer-Verlag New York, LLC
An unprecedented compilation of state-of-the-art advances in clinical research on diabetes and obesity by premier clinical scientists around the world. This volume critically reviews the limitations and strengths of today's major techniques in clinical diabetes research, and then reviews how those methods have been used to carry out cutting-edge studies of… See more details below
An unprecedented compilation of state-of-the-art advances in clinical research on diabetes and obesity by premier clinical scientists around the world. This volume critically reviews the limitations and strengths of today's major techniques in clinical diabetes research, and then reviews how those methods have been used to carry out cutting-edge studies of carbohydrate, lipid, and protein metabolism in the disease.
Table of Contents
Part I: Methods in Clinical Research. Assessment of B-Cell Function in Humans: Approach and Interpretation, Steven E. Kahn. In Vivo Measurement of Insulin Sensitivity in Humans, Masafumi Matsuda and Ralph A. DeFronzo. Insulin Action in Skeletal Muscle: In Vivo Assessment, Lawrence J. Mandarino. Glucose Effectiveness, Richard N. Bergman, Ta-Chen Ni, and Marilyn Ader. Assessment of Substrate and Energy Metabolism in Vivo, Keith N. Frayn and Ian A. Macdonald. Assessment of Free Fatty Acid Metabolism, Michael D. Jensen. Assessment of Protein Metabolism in Diabetes, K. Sreekumaran Nair. Assessment Methods of Carbohydrate Metabolism in the Liver (Glycogenolysis, Gluconeogenesis, and Glycogen Synthesis), Jerry Radziuk. Part II: Effect of Hormones on Substrate Metabolism. Insulin Effects on Substrate Metabolism, William G. Blankard and John N. Clore. The Metabolic Actions of Glucagon, Alan D. Cherrington. The Effects of Glucocorticoid Hormones on Substrate Metabolism, Sean F. Dinneen. The Role of Growth Hormone, Niels Møller, Hans Ørskov, and Ole Schmitz. Interrelationships Between the Central Nervous System and Peripheral Glucose Metabolism, Patrick J. Boyle. Part III: Regulation of Metabolism in Humans: Postabsorptive and Postprandial States. Regulation of Carbohydrate Metabolism, Roy Taylor and Gerald I. Shulman. Effects of Lipids on Blood Glucose Regulation and Insulin Action, Edward W. Kraegen, David G. P. Carey, and Lesley V. Campbell. Protein Metabolism in Healthy and Diabetic Humans, Eugene J. Barrett and David A. Fryburg. Regulation of Fuel Metabolism During Exercise, Amy E. Halseth, Pietro Galassetti, and David H. Wasserman. Glucose Counterregulation, John E. Gerich. Index.
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