Infection and Diabetes

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Infection and Diabetes Deborah E. Sentochnik George Eliopoulos It is commonly believed that the incidence of infection is higher in persons with diabetes mellitus and that such infections result in…

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Erectile Dysfunction and Diabetes

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Erectile Dysfunction and Diabetes Ricardo Munarriz Abdulmaged Traish Irwin Goldstein Male sexual dysfunctions are classified into dysfunctions of libido, problems with emission/ejaculation/orgasm, impotence, and priapism. Erectile dysfunction (ED) or impotence…

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Diabetes Mellitus and Heart Disease

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Diabetes Mellitus and Heart Disease Michael T. Johnstone Richard Nesto Heart disease was thought to be associated with diabetes as early as 1883, when Vergeley recommended testing the urine of…

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Hypertension in Diabetes Mellitus

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Hypertension in Diabetes Mellitus Samy I. McFarlane Jonathan Castro Dmitri Kirpichnikov James R. Sowers Hypertension is a very common comorbid condition in diabetes and accounts for up to 85% of…

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The Nervous System and Diabetes

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The Nervous System and Diabetes Roy Freeman Most recognized neurologic complications associated with diabetes involve the peripheral nervous system, and it is these that will be emphasized in this chapter….

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Management of Diabetic Kidney Disease

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Management of Diabetic Kidney Disease Mark E. Williams Robert C. Stanton The management of patients with diabetic nephropathy has become both increasingly complex and increasingly rewarding in the past 10…

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Ocular Complications of Diabetes Mellitus1

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Ocular Complications of Diabetes Mellitus1 Lloyd M. Aiello Lloyd Paul Aiello Jerry D. Cavallerano Ocular complications in diabetes are frequent, distressing and destined to become one of the challenging problems…

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Diabetic Ketoacidosis and Hyperosmolar Hyperglycemic State

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Diabetic Ketoacidosis and Hyperosmolar Hyperglycemic State Jennifer Wyckoff Martin J. Abrahamson DEFINITIONS Hyperosmolar hyperglycemic state (HHS) and diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) represent two distinct metabolic derangements manifested by insulin deficiency and…

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Pathogenesis of Diabetic Nephropathy

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Pathogenesis of Diabetic Nephropathy Gabriella Gruden GianCarlo Viberti The abnormal glycemic milieu of diabetes is closely related to the development of microvascular complications. However, the evidence of a straightforward causal…

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