Chapter

Introduction

Edited by Lorraine Avery and Sue Beckwith

in Oxford Handbook of Diabetes Nursing

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199545629
Published online August 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780199598045 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199545629.003.001

Series: Oxford Medical Handbooks

Introduction

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Background - The pancreas: overview - Exocrine functions of the pancreas - Endocrine functions of the pancreas - Hormones - Diabetes: an overview - Classification of monogenetic diabetes - Genetic testing - Disease-related diabetes - Drug and chemical interactions - Gestational diabetes - Impaired-fasting glucose - Diagnosis and diagnostic criteria - Differential diagnosis

Chapter.  4104 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Endocrinology and Diabetes

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