Diabetes

  • ID: 2634398
  • Book
  • 280 Pages
  • Elsevier Science and Technology
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Diabetes: Oxidative Stress and Dietary Antioxidants bridges the trans-disciplinary divide among diabetologists, endocrinologists, and nutritionists in understanding and treating diabetes. The book covers, in a single volume, the science of oxidative stress in diabetes and the potentially therapeutic use of natural antioxidants in the diet or food matrix. The processes within the science of oxidative stress are described in concert with other processes such as apoptosis, cell signaling, receptor-mediated responses and more. This approach recognizes that diseases are usually multifactorial and that oxidative stress is a single component of this.

Pharmacological treatments for diabetes are commonly marked by unwanted side effects, leading to treatment efforts using naturally occurring substances. But a plant-based approach alone is not sufficient; understanding the processes inherent in the oxidative stress of diabetes is vital for clinical workers, dietitians, and nutritionists.

This translational work provides that understanding. The book begins by covering the basic biology of oxidative stress from molecular biology to imaging in relation to diabetes. There are chapters on neuropathy, nephropathy, atherosclerosis, cardiomyopathy, and retinopathy. The book then moves on to antioxidants in foods, including plants, components of the diet, and their relevance to diabetes.

  • Nutritionists will use the information related to mitochondrial oxidative stress in one disease and propose new diet-related strategies to prevent such conditions arising in another unrelated disease.
  • Dietitians will prescribe new foods or diets containing antioxidants for conditions that are refractory by conventional pharmacological treatments.
  • Dietitians, after learning about the basic biology of oxidative stress, will be able to suggest new treatments to their multidisciplinary teams.
  • Nutritionists and dietitians will learn about cell signaling and will be able to suggest preventive or therapeutic strategies with antioxidant-rich foods to reduce damage done by diseases involving abnormal cell signaling.

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- Oxidative stress and diabetic neuropathy

- Oxidative stress in diabetic nephropathy

- Oxidative stress in diabetic atherosclerosis

- Diabetic stroke and oxidative stress

- Diabetic cardiomyopathy and oxidative stress

- Oxidative stress in diabetic retinopathy

- Beta glucan and neuroprotection in diabetes

- Selenium and diabetic peripheral neuropathy

- Neuropathy and micronutrients supplementation

- Nigella sativa oil, diabetic neuropathy and oxidative stress

- Diabetic nephropathy, propolis and oxidative stress

- Green tea, oxidative stress and diabetic nephropathy

- Diabetic nephropathy and tocotrienol

- Resveratrol, diabetic nephropathy and oxidative stress

- Anti-RAGE compounds, atherosclerosis and diabetes

- Vitamin E and vascular protection in diabetes

- Ginkgo biloba, atherosclerosis protection in diabetes

- Zinc supplementation and oxidative stress of vascular tissues

- Taurine and cardiac oxidative stress

- Statins, diabetic oxidative stress and vascular tissue

- Herbal Chrysanthemi Flos, oxidative damage and diabetic vascular protection

- Antioxidant supplements and diabetic retinopathy

- Neuroprotective lutein in the retina

- Anti-oxidant related micronutrients and diabetic retinopathy

- Resveratrol, oxidative stress and diabetic liver

- Pomegranate juice, oxidative stress and the lung in diabetes

- Rosemary extract in diabetes

- Antioxidative effects of allium cepa in diabetes

- Citrus flavonoids and oxidative stress in diabetes

- Oxidative stress, diabetes and iron

Gingseng, diabetes and oxidative stress
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Preedy, Victor R.
Victor R. Preedy, PhD, is Professor of Nutritional Biochemistry in the Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, at the King's College in London. He is also a Professor of Clinical Biochemistry in the Department of Clinical Biochemistry. Dr. Preedy is also Director of the Genomics Centre, King's College London. He was elected a Fellow of the Royal College of Pathologists in 2000. In 1993, he gained a D.Sc. degree for his outstanding contribution to protein metabolism. He was elected as a Fellow to the Royal Society for the Promotion of Health (2004) and The Royal Institute of Public Health (2004). In 2009, Dr. Preedy was also elected as a Fellow of the Royal Society for Public Health (RSPH). He has written or edited over 550 articles, which includes over 160 peer-reviewed manuscripts based on original research and 85 reviews and 30 books. His interests pertain to matters concerning Public Health and how this is influenced by nutrition, addictions and other lifestyle factors. Professor Preedy is especially committed to bridging the person-public health divide.
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