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Author Petit, William A.

Title The encyclopedia of diabetes / William A. Petit, Jr., Christine Adamec.

Imprint New York : Facts On File, c2011.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Reference    R 616.46 PET 2011    Available
Edition 2nd ed.
Description xxv, 436 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Series Facts on File library of health and living
Facts on File library of health and living.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 392-399) and index.
Contents Introduction: a history of diabetes -- Entries A to Z -- Appendices: I: Important organizations -- II: Diabetes periodicals -- III: Diabetes research and training center (DRTCs) -- IV: Diabetes endocrinology research center (DERCs) -- V: Diabetes control programs in U.S. states and territories -- VI: World Health Organization worldwide collaborating centers for diabetes -- VII: Web sites that include diabetes information -- VIII: Worldwide percentage of incident patients with end-stage renal disease (ESRD) due to diabetes, 2003-2007 -- IX: Important but often overlooked key issues in diabetes -- X: Body mass index charts and curves for children and young adults under age 20 -- XI: Joslin Diabetes Center Clinics and affiliates.
Summary The Encyclopedia of Diabetes, Second Edition is a complete guide to the different types of this disease, signs and symptoms, and management and treatment. The 246 entries explain the causes of diabetes, how the disease affects the body, and how it impacts daily life. Appendixes include directories of organizations, periodicals, research centers, and Web sites. --from publisher description
Subject Diabetes -- Encyclopedias.
Added Author Adamec, Christine A., 1949-
Added Title Diabetes
ISBN 9780816079483 (hardcover : alk. paper)
081607948X (hardcover : alk. paper)

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