List of Authors ix

Preface to Greek Edition xi

Preface to English Edition xiii

Chapter 1

Overview of diabetes (Nicholas Tentolouris) 1

Chapter 2

Pathophysiology of Type 1 diabetes (Ioannis Ioannidis) 23

Chapter 3

Pathophysiology of Type 2 diabetes (Konstantinos Makrilakis) 43

Chapter 4

Glycaemic control (Stavros Liatis) 59

Chapter 5

Hypoglycaemia (Ioannis Ioannidis) 71

Chapter 6

Diabetic coma (Ioannis Ioannidis) 81

Chapter 7

Surgery in diabetes (Ioannis Ioannidis) 93

Chapter 8

Acute illness in diabetes (Stavros Liatis) 103

Chapter 9

Diabetes and exercise (Konstantinos Makrilakis) 109

Chapter 10

Diabetes and pregnancy (Panagiotis Tsapogas) 121

Chapter 11

Diabetes and the young (Ioannis Ioannidis) 141

Chapter 12

Diabetes and old age (Konstantinos Makrilakis) 147

Chapter 13

Diabetic retinopathy (Evanthia Diakoumopoulou) 159

Chapter 14

Diabetic nephropathy (Evanthia Diakoumopoulou) 173

Chapter 15

Diabetic neuropathy (Nicholas Tentolouris) 187

Chapter 16

Macroangiopathy in diabetes (Ioannis Ioannidis) 199

Chapter 17

Diabetic foot (Nicholas Tentolouris) 217

Chapter 18

Skin disorders in diabetes (Konstantinos Makrilakis) 243

Chapter 19

Sexual function and diabetes (Ioannis Ioannidis) 251

Chapter 20

Musculoskeletal system and diabetes (Ioannis Ioannidis) 261

Chapter 21

Infections in diabetes (Stavros Liatis) 267

Chapter 22

Hypertension and diabetes (Konstantinos Makrilakis) 277

Chapter 23

Lipids and diabetes (Konstantinos Makrilakis) 293

Chapter 24

Diabetes and driving (Panagiotis Tsapogas) 311

Chapter 25

Diabetes and travelling (Stavros Liatis) 319

Chapter 26

Nutrition and diabetes (Konstantinos Makrilakis and

Ioannis Ioannidis) 327

Chapter 27

Treatment of diabetes with pills (Panagiotis Tsapogas) 341

Chapter 28

Treatment of diabetes with insulin (Stavros Liatis) 371

Chapter 29

New therapies in diabetes (Panagiotis Tsapogas) 409

Chapter 30

Prevention of diabetes (Konstantinos Makrilakis) 437

Index 447

Supplements For Diabetics

Supplements For Diabetics

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