Type 2 Diabetes: Social and Scientific Origins, Medical Complications and Implications for Patients and Others

Type 2 Diabetes: Social and Scientific Origins, Medical Complications and Implications for Patients and Others

by Andrew Kagan
     
 

Type 2 diabetes afflicts 250 million people worldwide, creating life-threatening and debilitating health effects. Written from a surgeon's perspective, this book is designed to provide information on the physical and socioeconomic underpinnings of the disease, as well as causes and complications based on case histories. It includes suggestions to avoid or delay the

Overview

Type 2 diabetes afflicts 250 million people worldwide, creating life-threatening and debilitating health effects. Written from a surgeon's perspective, this book is designed to provide information on the physical and socioeconomic underpinnings of the disease, as well as causes and complications based on case histories. It includes suggestions to avoid or delay the onset of the disease, and to minimize complications for those already afflicted.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780786445424
Publisher:
McFarland & Company, Incorporated Publishers
Publication date:
10/13/2009
Series:
McFarland Health Topics
Pages:
238
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.60(d)

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Edward Asner
A highly readable account of case studies which inform us on the dramatic complications of this insidious disease, but also, most importantly, suggests how the patient, their families and their healthcare professionals can save life and limb by learning how to avoid and mitigate these complications—by a leading surgeon in this field who has observed all the avoidable mistakes. Diabetic?... Be enlightened!

Meet the Author

Andrew Kagan, M.D., F.A.C.S., is a retired general/vascular surgeon who practiced and taught at the Hackensack University Medical Center, a major teaching facility at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey. He has provided material for surgical texts, published in medical literature, and holds a patent for a blood-flow monitor. He currently is the in-house volunteer surgeon at the Bergen Volunteer Medical Initiative in New Jersey.

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