Glucose Intake and Utilization in Pre-Diabetes and Diabetes
Implications for Cardiovascular Disease

Coordinators: Watson Ronald Ross, Dokken Betsy

Language: Anglais
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This important reference, edited by Ronald Ross Watson and Betsy Dokken, collects the research needed to make the distinct connection between pre-diabetes, diabetes, and cardiovascular disease. Glucose Intake and Utilization in Pre-Diabetes and Diabetes: Implications for Cardiovascular Disease explains the mechanisms of progression from pre-diabetes to diabetes to cardiovascular disease. Since pre-diabetes and diabetes are important cardiovascular disease risk factors, and impaired glucose metabolism among cardiac patients is extremely prevalent, the importance of reviewing pre-diabetes and its involvement in CVD complications is vital as one applies food and glycemic control to slow progress to diabetes and heart disease. The book further focuses on glucose intake and utilization in diabetes, including coverage of diabetes in the development and pathology of cardiovascular disease, risks and epidemiology of cardiovascular problems promoted by diabetes, macrovascular effects and their safety in therapy of diabetics, beta cell biology and therapy of diabetes, and nutrition to modulate diabetes.

  • Offers a complete review of cardiac health problems occurring with significant frequency in patients relative to their ability to regulate glucose
  • Presents coverage of the role of glucose utilization, development of pre-diabetes and the ultimate development of various cardiovascular diseases
  • Provides thorough dietary, nutrition, complementary and alternative botanical therapies for pre-diabetes and diabetes to halt the progression to cardiovascular disease
Chapter 1: Early origins of health and disease 
Chapter 2: Diabetes and obesity: The impact of their coincidence on health and life
Chapter 3: Diabetes:  A new horizon and approach to management
Chapter 4: Psychosocial Factors Associated with Diabetes Self-Management
Chapter 5: The relationship between the organization of services for the treatment of type 2 diabetes and the risk of long-term complications
Chapter 6: Effects of Bariatric surgery on co-morbid conditions associated with morbid obesity
Chapter 7: Dietary and  management of type 2 diabetes
Chapter 8: Insulin Resistance and Inflammation, Links between Obesity and Cardiovascular Disease
Chapter 9: Cardiovascular risk assessment in prediabetes: A hypothesis
Chapter 10: Pre-diabetes, cardiovascular risk factors, arterial stiffness-ADMA
Chapter 11: Effect of fiber and low glycemic load diet on blood glucose profile and cardiovascular risk factors in diabetes and poorly-controlled diabetic subjects
Chapter 12: Glucose uptake and its consequence on cardiomyocyte function
Chapter 13: Hypertension and Dyslipidemia in patients with prediabetes: dietary and other therapies?
Chapter 14: Animal Models of Diabetic Cardiomyopathy
Chapter 15: 4-Hydroxyisoleucine-Potential antidiabetic agent from Trigonella foenum graecum
Chapter 16: mHealth Technologies in Pre-Diabetes and Diabetes Care
Chapter 17: Fruit and glycemic control in type 2 diabetes
Chapter 18: Antihyperglycemic activity of bioactive compounds from soybeans
Chapter 19: Myoinositol supplementation on insulin resistance in gestational diabetes
Chapter 20: The Tibetan herbal preparation Padma 28 (Padma basic) in treatment and prevention of diabetic complications and atherosclerosis 
Chapter 21: Cardiovascular Biomarker Assessment Across Glycemic Status
Chapter 22: The transcultural diabetes nutritional algorithm (tDNA): from concept to implementation
Chapter 23: Microcirculation: a key effector in insulin resistance
Chapter 24: Glucose intake and utilization in pre-diabetes and diabetes:  Tomato and diabetes 
Chapter 25: Optimal  carbohydrate and nutrient intake for Japanese elderly patients with type 2 diabetes
Chapter 26: Mediterranean diet for  prevention of diabetes and cardiovascular disease and type 2 diabetes     
Chapter 27: Role of food and supplements in health of dialysis patients 
Chapter 28: Bioactive compounds increased incretins with beneficial effects on diabetes
Chapter 29: Exercise and diet improve cardiometabolic risk in overweight and obese individuals without weight loss
Chapter 30: Protein in the treatment of type 2 diabetes mellitus
Chapter 31: Nutritional support in hospitalized patients with diabetes mellitus
Chapter 32: Amino acids supplementation as nutritional therapy
Cardiology and Endocrine researchers, clinicians and scientists from industry, academia and practice.
Ronald Ross Watson, PhD, is a Professor of Health Promotion Sciences at the University of Arizona, Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health. Dr. Watson began his research in public health at the Harvard School of Public Health as a fellow in 1971 doing field work on vaccines in Saudi Arabia. He has done clinical studies in Colombia, Iran, Egypt, Saudi Arabia, and USA which provides a broad international view of public health. He has served in the military reserve hospital for 17 years with extensive training in medical responses to disasters as the chief biochemistry officer of a general hospital, retiring at a Lt. Colonel. He is a distinguished member of several national and international nutrition, immunology, and cancer societies. Dr. Watson’s career has involved studying many lifestyle aspects for their uses in health promotion. He has edited over 100 biomedical reference books, particularly in health, and 450 papers and chapters. His teaching and research focuses on alcohol, tobacco and drugs of abuse in heart function and disease in mouse models.
Dr. Betsy Dokken has training and degrees in nursing. Her Ph.D. is in experimental diabetes in rats working on insulin resistance. Her postdoctoral fellowship was at the applied Cardiovascular Physiology Laboratories in the University of Arizona Sarver Heart Center. She studied ischemia-reperfusion injury in diabetic hearts. Betsy is a certified diabetic educator and registered nurse. Dr. Dokken is an adjunct clinical assistant professor of nursing. Her principal appointment is in the section of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Hypertension with 20% of her time spent on clinical practice (diabetes, obesity, and related disorders). She has published 7 review chapters, 13 peer reviewed chapters and 10 journal articles relating to CVD and diabetes. Her grants and research focus on diabetic heart disease. Betsy has been extensively involved in nursing and diabetes societies in Arizona and nationally.