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The Kidney and Hypertension in Diabetes Mellitus
Sixth Edition
by Carl Erik Mogensen

The Kidney and Hypertension in Diabetes Mellitus:

  • Provides complete coverage of all aspects of renal involvement in diabetes
  • Explores measuring microalbumninuria as a technique for early screening of patients
  • Includes contributions from experts in epidemiology, physiology, laboratory methodology, and renal pathology
  • Covers the disorder's epidemiology, pathogenesis, pathophysiology, clinical diagnosis, and evolving strategies of management
The Kidney and Hypertension in Diabetes Mellitus is a comprehensive resource for information on diabetic kidney disease.

The Kidney and Hypertension in Diabetes Mellitus covers all aspects of renal involvement in diabetes and incorporates information from important publications and new trials conducted during the last three years.

The Kidney and Hypertension in Diabetes Mellitus focuses on pressure-induced and metabolic related aberration in relation to genetic abnormalities, and also changes developing in fetal life.

New chapters explore exercise, lipidemia, and retinopathy in diabetic renal disease and new data are presented regarding structural changes in NIDDM-patients and the comparison of diabetic and non-diabetic renal disease.

The Kidney and Hypertension in Diabetes Mellitus covers new guidelines and definitions in type 2 diabetes, management of end-stage renal failure, and demographic trends in the patient population.

Other topics include diabetic nephropathy, glycemic control, and early treatment in normotensive patients with microalbuminuria with ACE-inhibitors.

Contents:

  1. Rationale for early screening for diabetic renal disease
  2. Pressure-induced and metabolic alterations in the glomerulus : cytoskeletal changes
  3. The Steno hypothesis for cardiovascular and renal disease revisited
  4. Microalbuminuria and cardiovascular disease
  5. The heart in diabetes : results of trials
  6. Microalbuminuria and GFR in type 1 and type 2 diabetes
  7. Serum creatinine and other measures of GFR in diabetes
  8. Familiai factors in diabetic nephropathy
  9. Genetics and diabetic nephropathy
  10. Low birth weight and diabetic nephropathy
  11. Effects of insulin on the cardiovascular system and the kidney
  12. Value of screening for microalbuminuria in people with diabetes as well as in the general population
  13. Dysfunction of the vascular endothelium and the development of renal and vascular complications in diabetes
  14. Pathogenesis and management of bacterial urinary tract infections in adult patients with diabetes mellitus
  15. Pathology of the kidney in diabetes mellitus
  16. Renal structural changes in patients with type 1 diabetes and microalbuminuria
  17. Renal structure in type 2 diabetes
  18. Nephropathy in type 2 diabetic patients, predictors of outcome
  19. Advanced glycation end-products and diabetic renal disease
  20. Protein kinase C activation and its inhibition for the treatment of diabetic renal pathologies
  21. Biochemical aspects of diabetic nephropathy
  22. Pathogenesis of diabetic glomerulopathy : the role of glomerular hemodynamic factors
  23. The emerging role of growth factor hormone (GH) and vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) in diabetic kidney disease
  24. Transforming growth factor-[beta] and other cytokines in experimental and human diabetic nephropathy
  25. Blood pressure elevation in diabetes : the results from 24-h ambulatory blood pressure recordings
  26. Microalbuminuria in young patients with type 1 diabetes
  27. Early renal hyperfunction and hypertrophy in IDDM, including comments on early intervention
  28. Autoregulation of glomerular filtration rate in patients with diabetes
  29. The role of renal biopsy in the clinic
  30. Inhibition of the renin angiotensin aldosterone system, with particular reference to the dual blockade principle
  31. The concept of incipient diabetic nephropathy and the effect of early antihypertensive intervention
  32. The role of proteinuria in the diagnosis and treatment of type 2 diabetes
  33. Antihypertensive treatment in type 2 diabetes, with special reference to abnormal albuminuria : a focus on the new trials
  34. Blood pressure lowering treatment and the prevention of stroke in the diabetic patient
  35. Non-glycaemic intervention in diabetic nephropathy : the role of dietary protein and salt intake
  36. Diabetic nephropathy and pregnancy
  37. Evolution worldwide of renal replacement therapy in diabetes
  38. Hemodialysis and CAPD in type 1 and type 2 diabetic patients with endstage renal failure
  39. Renal and pancreas transplants in diabetes
  40. Combination therapy for hypertension and renal disease in diabetes
  41. Microalbuminuria in essential hypertension : cardiovascular and renal implications
  42. A comparison of progression in diabetic and non-diabetic renal disease : similarity of progression promoters
  43. Scientific basis for new guidelines for the treatment of hypertension in type 2 diabetes
  44. Regulatory considerations in the development of therapies for diabetic nephropathy and related conditions
  45. Diabetes, hypertension, and kidney disease in the Pima Indians
  46. The development and progression of clinical nephropathy in white patients with type 2 diabetes
  47. Microalbuminuria, blood pressure and diabetic renal disease : origin and development of ideas
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Sixth Edition
by Carl Erik Mogensen

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