Обложка книги Gastrointestinal Function in Diabetes Mellitus (Practical Diabetes)

Gastrointestinal Function in Diabetes Mellitus (Practical Diabetes)

ISBN: 047189916X; 9780471899167;
Издательство: John Wiley & Sons
Страниц: 364

Book DescriptionGastrointestinal function represents an important, and hitherto inappropriately neglected, aspect of diabetes management. Disordered gastrointestinal motor and sensory function occurs frequently in both type 1 and type 2 diabetes and may be associated with gastrointestinal symptoms that adversely affect quality of life. During the last two decades there has been a rapid expansion in knowledge in this area. It is now recognised that upper gastrointestinal motility is pivotal to the regulation of postprandial blood glucose concentrations in both health and patients with diabetes. This book is the first of its kind and was stimulated by the need to consolidate these recent advances, which dictate that a knowledge of gastroenterology as it relates to diabetes is now required of the clinician/diabetologist. Features an organ-specific overview of the epidemiology and pathophysiology of disordered gastrointestinal (including hepatobiliary...