Epidemiology of Diabetes addresses the patterns, risk factors and prevention tactics for the epidemic of diabetes in the US population. Diabetes is a costly and common disease that needs serious attention and awareness. Diabetes causes devastating consequences, such as neuropathy, retinopathy, nephropathy and vasculopathy. This succinct reference focuses on current data and research on diabetes, and is essential reading for diabetes care providers, as well as health care decision-makers. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has reported that more than 100 million US adults are living with diabetes or prediabetes, hence this is a timely resource on the topic.
1. Introduction and History of Diabetes Mellitus2. Endocrine Function of the Pancreas3. Pathophysiology of Diabetes4. The Epidemic and Prevalence of Diabetes in the United States5. Epidemiology of Diet and Diabetes Mellitus6. The Health Impact of Diabetes7. Type 1 Diabetes8. Type 2 Diabetes9. Diagnosis 10. Diabetic Ketoacidosis11. Treatment of Diabetes