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Diabetes in the Young: Actions for the 21st Century

Giuseppina Imperatore, Barbara Linder, and David J. Pettitt

in Diabetes Public Health: From Data to Policy

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195317060
eISBN:
9780199871544
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195317060.003.0027
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Diabetes mellitus is one of the most common chronic diseases in children and adolescents. In this age group the majority of cases are type 1. Worldwide, the incidence of type 1 diabetes is ... More


Non-Type 2 Diabetes: Prevalence, Incidence, and Risk Factors

Ingrid M. Libman, Ronald E. LaPorte, Astrid M. Libman, and Pablo Arias

in Diabetes Public Health: From Data to Policy

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195317060
eISBN:
9780199871544
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195317060.003.0004
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Although type 2 is the most frequent type of diabetes around the world, type 1 remains the main form of diabetes in childhood. Inherited diabetes syndromes, such as maturity-onset diabetes of youth ... More


Public Health Genomics of Type 1 Diabetes, Type 2 Diabetes, and Diabetic Complications

Robert L. Hanson, Robert G. Nelson, and William C. Knowler

in Diabetes Public Health: From Data to Policy

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195317060
eISBN:
9780199871544
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195317060.003.0028
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

The term “genomics” generally refers to the study of an organism's entire genome and how the genome acts, often in concert with environmental factors, to influence the organism's phenotype. This ... More


Prevalence/Incidence, Risk Factors, and Future Burden of Type 1, Type 2, and Gestational Diabetes in Developing Countries

Chittaranjan S. Yajnik, Terrence Forrester, Kaushik Ramaiya, Nikhil Tandon, Shailaja Kale, and Marshall Tulloch-Reid

in Diabetes Public Health: From Data to Policy

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195317060
eISBN:
9780199871544
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195317060.003.0024
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter discusses some of the issues related to the three most common types of diabetes (type 1, type 2, and gestational diabetes) that are particularly relevant to developing countries. The ... More


Diabetes Education and Serious Gaming: Teaching Adolescents to Cope with Diabetes

Anthony Faiola and Hadi Kharrazi

in Health Informatics: A Patient-Centered Approach to Diabetes

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262014328
eISBN:
9780262289498
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262014328.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology

This chapter describes a pilot study of a serious game designed to change adolescents’ and parents’ attitudes about hypoglycemia and driving. It explains that hypoglycemia in type 1 diabetes can ... More


Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes

Amy Fuller and Cynthia Stegeman

in Pediatric and Adult Nutrition in Chronic Diseases, Developmental Disabilities, and Hereditary Metabolic Disorders: Prevention, Assessment, and Treatment

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780199398911
eISBN:
9780199398942
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199398911.003.0048
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter discusses type 1 and type 2 diabetes, including clinical and biochemical abnormalities, components of treatment, factors to be considered in nutritional evaluation and management, and ... More


My Personalized Beta Cells for Diabetes

Sheldon Krimsky

in Stem Cell Dialogues: A Philosophical and Scientific Inquiry Into Medical Frontiers

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231167482
eISBN:
9780231539401
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231167482.003.0008
Subject:
Biology, Bioethics

In this dialogue, Dr. Rebecca Franklin discusses with Janet Richfield, a stem cell scientist, and Beverly Simpson, who has been living with type 1 diabetes her entire life, the progress in clinical ... More


People, Parasites, and Plowshares: Learning From Our Body's Most Terrifying Invaders

Dickson Despommier

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231161947
eISBN:
9780231535267
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231161947.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This account of the biology, behavior, and history of parasites follows the interplay between these fascinating life forms and human society over thousands of years. The book focuses on long-term ... More


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