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Insulin Resistance: New Developments
     

Insulin Resistance: New Developments

by John Freeman, Scott Newman (Editor)
 

The hallmark of insulin resistance is an obstacle to glucose uptake, resulting in hyperglycemia and hyperinsulinemia as well as type 2 diabetes mellitus. The prevalence of diabetes mellitus is rapidly increasing worldwide and is becoming an important health problem. In this book, the authors present current research in the study of insulin resistance including:

Overview

The hallmark of insulin resistance is an obstacle to glucose uptake, resulting in hyperglycemia and hyperinsulinemia as well as type 2 diabetes mellitus. The prevalence of diabetes mellitus is rapidly increasing worldwide and is becoming an important health problem. In this book, the authors present current research in the study of insulin resistance including: the pathophysiological basis for antioxidant therapy of insulin resistance; new insight into the regulation of insulin resistance; burn injury and its association with insulin resistance and hyperglycemia which complicates clinical management; and lipoprotein lipase and its role in insulin resistance.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781624174063
Publisher:
Nova Science Publishers, Incorporated
Publication date:
04/15/2013
Series:
Endocrinology Research and Clinical Developments
Pages:
123
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.30(d)

Meet the Author

John Freeman has been editor of Granta since 2009. He is the author of The Tyranny of E-Mail and former president of the National Book Critics Circle. His criticism has appeared in the New York Times, the Guardian and the Independent.

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