Contemporary Diabetes

Aristidis Veves, MD, DSc

Series Editor

The Diabetic Foot: Second Edition, edited by Aristidis Veves, md, John M. Giurini, dpm, and Frank

W. LoGerfo, md, 2006 The Diabetic Kidney, edited by Pedro Cortes, md and Carl Erik Mogensen, md, 2006 Obesity and Diabetes, edited by Christos S. Mantzoros, md, 2006 Diabetic Retinopathy, edited by Elia J. Duh, md, 2008

Diabetes and Exercise: edited by Judith G. Regensteiner, phd, Jane E.B. Reusch, md, Kerry J. Stewart, edd, Aristidis Veves, md, dsc, 2009

Diabetes 2

Diabetes 2

Diabetes is a disease that affects the way your body uses food. Normally, your body converts sugars, starches and other foods into a form of sugar called glucose. Your body uses glucose for fuel. The cells receive the glucose through the bloodstream. They then use insulin a hormone made by the pancreas to absorb the glucose, convert it into energy, and either use it or store it for later use. Learn more...

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