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Dermatology and Diabetes
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This book reviews the dermatological manifestations of Diabetes Mellitus, including a broad spectrum of conditions since the dysfunction of the cutaneous barrier, going through cutaneous infections in diabetics, dermatoses associated to Diabetes and manifestations related to Diabetes treatment. Moreover, the book comprises the latest concepts regarding epidemiology, classification, diagnosis and treatment of Diabetes Mellitus, insulin resistance and metabolic syndrome, including useful tools for the management of patients with diabetes. It explains why skin conditions have such a great impact on the quality of life of these patients, particularly the subset of patients with diabetic foot syndrome. Dermatology and Diabetes discusses all these dermatologic conditions and provides a roundup of the current guidelines in diabetic patients. Taking into account the critical differential diagnostic information and therapeutic options, the book is an important reference for clinical dermatologist and all health care professionals involved.


Definition, classification and diagnosis of diabetes mellitus.- Introduction to the cutaneous manifestations of diabetes mellitus.- Cutaneous barrier, Innate immunity and Diabetes.- Cutaneous markers of diabetes mellitus.- The thick skin syndrome.- Acanthosis Nigricans, and other cutaneous manifestations of Insulin Resistance and Metabolic Syndrome.- Fungal Infections in diabetics.- Bacterial Infections in diabetics.- Dermatoses most frquently related to diabetes mellitus.- Cutaneous manifestations induced by antidiabetic treatment.- Cutaneous manifestations due to vasculopathy and neuropathy.- Multidisciplinary management of wound healing in diabetics.- Diabetic foot syndrome.- Diabetes, Non-enzymatic glycation, and aging.- Nail disorders in diabetics.


ISBN-13: 9783030102074
Publisher: Springer (Springer International Publishing AG)
Publication date: January, 2019
Pages: 305
Weight: 654g
Availability: POD
Subcategories: Dermatology, Endocrinology


Emilia Noemi Cohen Sabban MD is a dermatologist in the Dermatology Division of the Instituto de Investigaciones Medicas A. Lanari. University of Buenos Aires. Argentina. She has been an invited speaker at the American Academy of Dermatology: Focus on Diabetes and the skin (2015 and 2016) and the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology on many occasions. She is a member of the Sociedad Argentina de Dermatologia, the American Academy of Dermatology, the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology, the Colegio Ibero Latino Americano de Dermatologia and the International Dermoscopy Society. She has authored numerous chapters of national and international dermatology books and numerous papers published by national and international journals.


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