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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780737708387
  • Publisher: Cengage Gale
  • Publication date: 7/28/2002
  • Series: Contemporary Issues Companion Series
  • Pages: 152
  • Age range: 14 - 17 Years
  • Product dimensions: 6.10 (w) x 8.98 (h) x 0.39 (d)

Table of Contents

Foreword 5
Introduction 7
Chapter 1 The Nature of Diabetes
1. The Nature of Diabetes: An Overview 13
2. Diabetes: A Global Epidemic 21
3. Genetics, Gender, and the Diabetic Family 26
4. The Link Between Ethnicity, Type 2 Diabetes, and Heart Disease 32
5. The Problem of Diabetic Eye Disease 34
6. The Complications of Diabetic Nerve Disease 39
7. The High Prevalence of Amputation in Diabetic Minorities 46
8. The Diabetic Employee and the Americans with Disabilities Act 51
Chapter 2 The Causes of Diabetes
1. Factors That Contribute to the Onset of Diabetes: An Overview 57
2. The "Thrifty Genotype" Theory 63
3. The Relationship Between Obesity and Diabetes 67
4. Studying Diabetes in the Pima Indians 73
5. Diabetes and Agent Orange: A Controversial Link 78
Chapter 3 The Prevention and Treatment of Diabetes
1. Preventing and Treating Type 2 Diabetes: An Overview 82
2. The Prevention and Treatment of Childhood Diabetes 86
3. Diet, Exercise, and Drug Treatment Delay Type 2 Diabetes 93
4. Managing Blood Glucose Combats the Complications of Diabetes 96
5. Treating Type 2 Diabetes in Women Harvard Women's Health Watch 100
6. Health Professionals Must Promote New Diabetes Treatment Options 104
7. The Advantages and Disadvantages of Using Insulin Pumps 107
8. The Promise of Islet Transplantation 114
9. Alternative Treatment of Diabetes with Natural Therapeutics 122
Chapter 4 Living with Diabetes
1. The Secrets of My Success: A Diabetic Takes Control 135
2. Taking the Offensive Against Type 1 Diabetes 137
3. A Curse of Diabetes Becomes a Blessing 140
4. Learning the Importance of Talking About Diabetes 143
5. Breaking the Cycle of Diabetes 147
6. Taking a Chance on Islet Transplantation 153
7. Battling Diabetic Eye Disease 157
8. "Through the Eyes of the Eagle": A Native American Vision 160
Glossary 163
Organizations to Contact 165
Bibliography 168
Index 171
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