Regulation of Insulin Secretion and Islet Cell Function.- Mechanisms of Insulin Action.- Consequences of Insulin Deficiency.- Type 1 Diabetes.- Management of Type 1 Diabetes.- Childhood Diabetes.- Pathogenesis of Type 2 Diabetes.- Management of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus.- Diabetes and Pregnancy.- Mechanisms of Hyperglycemic Damage in Diabetes.- Management and Prevention of Diabetic Complications.- Eye Complications of Diabetes.- Diabetes and the Kidney.- Diabetic Neuropathies.- Obesity Therapy.- Reversal of Diabetes: Islet Cell Transplantation.- Technology and Diabetes: Insulin Delivery Systems and Glucose Sensing.- Newer Diabetes Medications.
From the reviews of the fourth edition:"This is a comprehensive overview of diabetes and its associated complications. ... This updated edition is helpful because knowledge about diabetes is changing rapidly. ... It is intended for healthcare providers who take care of patients with diabetes or who are interested in learning more about diabetes. It would also be useful for students and residents. With the excellent graphics and pictures, the atlas will be especially appealing to visual learners. ... will be most useful to readers interested in diabetes who are visual learners." (Rebecca L. Brown, Doody's Review Service, May, 2012)"The reader will be impressed by the breadth, scope and sophistication of basic and clinical research that exists in the field of diabetes. It is apparent that major advances have been made in the understanding of the disease and its management. ... For readers interested in the state of present knowledge about diabetes and its complications, Atlas of Diabetes is highly recommended." (John A. Colwell, Journal of the American Medical Association, Vol. 308 (10), September, 2012)