Current Trends in Diabetes: Focus on South Asians

Editors: V Mohan, MA Shekar, Gundu HR Rao

Salient Features

  • A comprehensive monograph on the current issues in diabetes.
  • A useful guide and reference book for students, healthcare providers, scientists, and clinicians.
  • Covers all the recent research work and advances in diagnostic technologies for type 2 diabetes mellitus, particularly among South Asian population.
  • Includes six major topics: Diagnosis and Classification, Epidemiology, Etiopathogenesis, Comorbidities and Clinical Complications, and Special Issues in Diabetes.
  • Contains 34 chapters; all are written by expert authors from India and abroad.
  • Detailed overview on advances in diagnostic technologies, genomics of diabetes, gestational diabetes, epigenetics of diabetic complications, diabetes and comorbid factors such as cardiovascular disease, kidney disease, Alzheimer’s disease, and their management.
  • The monograph highlights TM- Flow System, precision medicine, and contributions of various foundations like SASAT for creating awareness of cardiometabolic diseases in South Asians, Diabetes Clinic, KEM Hospital, Pune, for studies on Pune Maternal Nutrition Studies; Madras Diabetes Research Foundation (MDRF), Chennai, for CURES studies; and Karnataka Institue for Endocrinology and Research (KIER), Bengaluru, establishing a national-level state-of-the-art Diabetes Clinic.

Table of Contents

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Chapter 1: Classification of Diabetes
Chapter 2: Diagnosis of Diabetes: A Reality Check
Chapter 3: Pancreatic Diabetes
Chapter 4: Management of Diabetes Epidemic: Global Perspective
Chapter 5: Global Epidemic of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus: An Epidemiologist's Perspective
Chapter 6: Lifestyle Factors in the Epidemic of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
Chapter 7: Reversal of Diabetes and Lifestyle Disorders: The Basis, Effectiveness, and Evidence
Chapter 8: Diabetes in Manitoba: A Plan to Address the Epidemic
Chapter 9: Hyperglycemia in Pregnancy: New Clinical Paradigms
Chapter 10: Diabetes in South Asia: Epidemiology, Determinants, Clinical Management, and Public Health Implications
Chapter 11: The Lifespan from Obesity to Adiposity to Adiposopathy
Chapter 12: Essential Fatty Acids and their Metabolites in Diabetes Mellitus
Chapter 13: Fetal Origins of Adult Disease in South Asians: In Utero Disturbances and Metabolic Diseases
Chapter 14: Epigenetics of Diabetes Complications
Chapter 15: Genomics of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus and Monogenic Forms of Diabetes
Chapter 16: Diabetic Dyslipidemia
Chapter 17: Managing Hyperglycemia in Diabetic Kidney Disease
Chapter 18: Hyperglycemia and Hypoglycemia in the Long-term Care of Elderly Diabetics
Chapter 19: Heart Failure and Diabetes Mellitus
Chapter 20: Cardiovascular Autonomic Neuropathy
Chapter 21: Recent Advances in Management of Diabetes Foot Ulcers
Chapter 22: Clinical Advancements in Diabetic Retinopathy
Chapter 23: Diabetic Ketoacidosis in Children and Adolescents
Chapter 24: Gestational Diabetes Mellitus: Screening, Diagnosis, and Management
Chapter 25: Diabetes and Alzheimer's Disease: The Connection
Chapter 26: Diagnosis of Early Risks, Management of Risks, and Reduction of Vascular Diseases
Chapter 27: Recent Trends in Diabetes Technologies
Chapter 28: Medical Devices Made in India and Diagnostic Platforms Validated for the Management of Cardiometabolic Risks
Chapter 29: TM-Flow System: A Valid Solution to Inverse the Growing Trend of Diabetes and Associated Vascular Disease
Chapter 30: Precision Medicine in Diabetes: What, When, and Where?
Chapter 31: Contributions of SASAT for our Understanding of Cardiometabolic Diseases in South Asians
Chapter 32: Contributions from Diabetes Unit, KEM Hospital, to Diabetes Research in India
Chapter 33: Early Origins of Noncommunicable Disease: Perspectives from Mysore Cohorts
Chapter 34: New-biology Frontiers in Diabetes Research with Special Reference to MicroRNAomics, Metabolomics, and Metagenomics