Diabetic Renal-Retinal Syndrome : Pathogenesis and Management Update 2002

Fresh insights into the pathogenic mechanisms by which hyperglycemia induces tissue and organ injurt are the basis for rapidly evolving promising therapies in diabetes. Especially promising as targets for intervention are products of oxidative stress, including kinins and growth factors. Improving r...

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Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Other Authors: Friedman, E.A. (Editor), L'Esperance Jr., Francis A. (Editor)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Dordrecht Springer Netherlands 2002, 2002
Edition:1st ed. 2002
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Collection: Springer Book Archives -2004 - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:Fresh insights into the pathogenic mechanisms by which hyperglycemia induces tissue and organ injurt are the basis for rapidly evolving promising therapies in diabetes. Especially promising as targets for intervention are products of oxidative stress, including kinins and growth factors. Improving results of renal replacement regimes now incorporating pancreatic islet transplants are able to delay and prevent end-organ damage in diabetic individuals. The evolving story of the taming of diabetes is of direct concern to nephrologists, endocrinologists, ophthalmologists, primary care physicians and medical students
Physical Description:XVIII, 246 p online resource
ISBN:9789401006149