Postoperative Management of the Bariatric-Surgery Patient.
SECTION II Pathophysiology and Treatment of Diabetes
Epidemiology, Risks, and Health-Care Expenditures for Diabetes and
Its Complications 139
Nutrient Interactions and Glucose Homeostasis 161
Emmanuel C. Opara, Ph.D.
Type 2 Diabetes in Childhood: Diagnosis, Pathogenesis, Prevention, and Treatment 177
Michael Freemark, M.D.
Management of Obesity-Associated Type 2 Diabetes 205
Lillian F. Lien, M.D., and Mark N. Feinglos, M.D., C.M.
Management of Type 2 Diabetes in Underrepresented Minorities in the U.S 227
Samuel Dagogo-Jack, M.D., M.B.B.S., M.Sc., F.R.C.P., F.A.C.P.
Management of Diabetes in Developing Countries 249
Jean Claude Mbanya, M.D., M. Phil., Ph.D. and Eugene Sobngwi, M.D., M. Phil., Ph.D.
Diabetes in Pregnancy 267
Roger Harms, M.D.
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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...