The Kidney and Hypertension in Diabetes Mellitus, Sixth Edition Number Of Pages: 954 Book Description:This new edition focuses on pressure-induced and metabolic related aberration, in relation to genetic abnormalities, and also changes developing in fetal life. New chapters explore exercise, lipidemia, and retinopathy in diabetic renal disease. In addition, new data are presented regarding structural changes in NIDDM-patients and the comparison of diabetic and non-diabetic renal disease. The book covers new guidelines and definitions in type 2 diabetes, management of end-stage renal failure, and demographic trends in the patient population. Other topics include diabetic nephropathy, glycemic control, and early treatment in normotensive patients with microalbuminuria with ACE-inhibitors.