The qbibleq on diabetes mellitus is now in its Fourteenth Editionathoroughly revised and updated by more than 80 noted experts from the Joslin Diabetes Center and other leading institutions worldwide. This edition includes a new eleven-chapter section on hormone action and the regulation of metabolism. The section on definition and pathogenesis now includes chapters on genetics, diabetes in Asia and Africa, and diabetes in U.S. minority groups. Other new chapters cover retinopathy, cardiovascular disease, wound healing, and treatment of women with diabetes. All of the Fourteenth Edition's figures have been completely updated.WEIGHT GOALS Years ago, the goal in weight loss was to return the patient to a normal weight, but this is no longer the case. The reason has ... If his ideal body weight is 70 kg, it would take him between 30 and 60 weeks to reach this weight. A clear ... A formula such as the Harris-Benedict equation for calculating basal metabolic rate can be helpful in estimating energy requirement (Table 32.5) (109) .
|Title||:||Joslin's Diabetes Mellitus|
|Author||:||Elliott Proctor Joslin, C. Ronald Kahn|
|Publisher||:||Lippincott Williams & Wilkins - 2005|