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Risk Factors for Type 2 and Gestational Diabetes

Elizabeth J. Mayer-Davis, Dana Dabelea, Jean M. Lawrence, James B. Meigs, and Karen Teff

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/9780195317060.003.0003
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter provides an overview of key risk factors for type 2 diabetes, beginning with metabolic risk factors, including those that are related directly to obesity, followed by discussions of ... More


Metabolic syndrome, diabetes, and coronary heart disease

G. Hu, Q. Qiao, and J. Tuomilehto

in Coronary Heart Disease Epidemiology: From aetiology to public health

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198525738
eISBN:
9780191724114
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198525738.003.0022
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter discusses the association of metabolic syndrome, diabetes, and coronary heart disease (CHD). Topics covered include incidence of CHD and CVD in patients with diabetes, possible ... More


The Associations of Diabetes with Digestive, Oral, and Liver Disease, and Autonomic Neuropathy

Jeanne M. Clark, Christopher H. Gibbons, and Indra Mustapha

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/9780195317060.003.0012
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Digestive diseases impose enormous economic costs. Many of the most common and costly digestive conditions are associated with diabetes mellitus. This chapter reviews the associations between ... More


Reducing Oxidative Stress and Enhancing Neurovascular Longevity During Diabetes Mellitus

Kenneth Maiese, Zhao Zhong Chong, and Faqi Li

in Neurovascular Medicine: Pursuing Cellular Longevity for Healthy Aging

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195326697
eISBN:
9780199864874
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326697.003.0022
Subject:
Neuroscience, Molecular and Cellular Systems

This concluding chapter looks at the raves and risks of novel therapeutic strategies that are translational in nature by focusing on the complications of oxidative stress and diabetes mellitus (DM) ... More


Situating Stress: Lessons from Lay Discourses on Diabetes

Nancy E. Schoenberg, Elaine M. Drew, Eleanor Palo Stoller, and Cary S. Kart

in Anthropology and Public Health: Bridging Differences in Culture and Society

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195374643
eISBN:
9780199865390
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195374643.003.0004
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Researchers increasingly are examining physical and psychological pathways that affect and are affected by diabetes, including stress. While biomedical researchers and practitioners are beginning to ... More


Disorders associated with hyperglycaemia in pregnancy

R. J. Jarrett

in Antenatal and Neonatal Screening

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780192628268
eISBN:
9780191723605
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192628268.003.0008
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter considers whether screening in order to identify new cases of diabetes in pregnancy is worthwhile. It focuses on non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus (NIDDM) and gestational diabetes ... More


Understanding Diabetes Mellitus

Anne Phillips and Roger Gadsby

in Adult Nursing Practice: Using evidence in care

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199697410
eISBN:
9780191918476
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199697410.003.0019
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Nursing

The aim of this chapter is to provide nurses with the knowledge to be able to assess, manage, and care for people with type 1 and type 2 diabetes mellitus ... More


Pancreatic Cancer

Anders Ekbom and Dimitrios Trichopoulos

in Textbook of Cancer Epidemiology

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195311174
eISBN:
9780199865093
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195311174.003.0013
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Cancer of the pancreas is slightly more common among men than women. Survival rarely exceeds six months. Trends in pancreatic cancer incidence in developed countries are slightly declining. The ... More


Investigating the genetic association between diabetes and malaria: an application of Bayesian ecological regression models with errors in covariates

L. Bernardinelli, C. Pascutto, C. Montomoli, and W. Gilks

in Spatial Epidemiology: Methods and Applications

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198515326
eISBN:
9780191723667
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198515326.003.0016
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter describes a Bayesian hierarchical model and applies it to a new dataset on insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus (IDDM) prevalence among 18-year-old males born in Sardinia between 1936 and ... More


Psychological Stress and Autoimmune Disease

HAROLD G. KOENIG and HARVEY JAY COHEN

in The Link Between Religion and Health: Psychoneuroimmunology and the Faith Factor

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195143607
eISBN:
9780199893256
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195143607.003.0011
Subject:
Psychology, Neuropsychology

This chapter looks at diseases which result not from a hypoactive immune system but rather from an immune system functioning in an exaggerated or uncontrolled fashion. This is seen in autoimmune ... More


Chronic Diseases

Derek Yach

in Social Injustice and Public Health

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195171853
eISBN:
9780199865352
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195171853.003.0015
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter describes social injustice in relation to chronic diseases, including cardiovascular disease, diabetes mellitus, cancer, chronic respiratory diseases, and aging and risk factors. It ... More


Glucose Detection from Skin Dielectric Measurements

Andreas Caduff and Marks Talary

in Dielectric Relaxation in Biological Systems: Physical Principles, Methods, and Applications

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780199686513
eISBN:
9780191766398
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199686513.003.0015
Subject:
Physics, Soft Matter / Biological Physics

This chapter describes a biomedical application of dielectric spectroscopy for glucose detection from skin measurements. The chapter begins with a brief overview of diabetes as a disease and its ... More


Applying a Community-Based Participatory Research Approach to Address Determinants of Cardiovascular Disease and Diabetes Mellitus in an Urban Setting

Tobia Henry Akintobi, Kisha B. Holden, Latrice Rollins, Rodney Lyn, Harry J. Heiman, Pamela Daniels, Glenda Wrenn, Allyson S. Belton, Peter Baltrus, Shanice Battle, and LaShawn M. Hoffman

in Handbook of Community-Based Participatory Research

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780190652234
eISBN:
9780190662738
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190652234.003.0009
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter details an established community-based participatory research (CBPR) model designed to reduce risk for cardiovascular disease (CVD) and type 2 diabetes mellitus (DMII) among underserved ... More


The Epidemiology of Heart Failure

John G.F. Cleland

in Supportive Care in Heart Failure

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780198570288
eISBN:
9780191730030
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198570288.003.0002
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

This chapter concentrates on the state of knowledge in the epidemiology of heart failure (HF). It starts by addressing the definition, diagnosis, and cause of HF in order to understand the ... 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


Established major coronary risk factors: historical overview

J. Stamler

in Coronary Heart Disease Epidemiology: From aetiology to public health

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198525738
eISBN:
9780191724114
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198525738.003.0003
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter presents a historical overview of research on the six established major risk factors for coronary heart disease: adverse diet, diet-related above-optimal levels of serum total ... More


Noncommunicable Diseases

Ramla Benmaamar, Madeleine Smith, and Derek Yach

in Social Injustice and Public Health

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780190914653
eISBN:
9780190914684
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190914653.003.0015
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Social justice impacts on the occurrence, the severity, and the mortality due to noncommunicable diseases. Four noncommunicable diseases account for almost two-thirds of all deaths globally: ... More


Diabetes and Endocrinology

Nigel Lane, Louise Powter, and Sam Patel (eds)

in Best of Five MCQs for the Acute Medicine SCE

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199680269
eISBN:
9780191918360
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199680269.003.0009
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Professional Development in Medicine


The nursing care of older people with mental health problems

Catharine Jenkins and Glyn Coventry

in Fundamentals of Mental Health Nursing

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199547746
eISBN:
9780191917745
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199547746.003.0013
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Psychiatry

In this chapter you will learn about working with older people with mental health problems. The aim is to clarify your understanding of the issues that more often ... More


Community mental health nursing care of a person with complex needs

Victoria Clarke and Walsh Andrew

in Fundamentals of Mental Health Nursing

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199547746
eISBN:
9780191917745
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199547746.003.0010
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Psychiatry

In this chapter we will consider the care of a person living in the community with complex needs. In the past, the majority of people who suffered from severe and ... More


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