Comparison of Type I and Type II Diabetes: Similarities and by Mladen Vranic

By Mladen Vranic

Five years in the past, a brand new procedure of class of many of the kinds of diabetes used to be proposed. This book offers an inte­ grated photo of the newest details at the similarities and dissimilarites of 2 forms of diabetes. It comprises contributions from morphologists, physiologists, biochemists, immunologists, pathologists, geneticists, clinicians and epidemiologists. within the first part, the root for the current type and its boundaries are mentioned. moreover, there's a dialogue of gestational diabetes and heterogeneity of a few sub-classes of diabetes. the following part offers with genetics and immunology. The 3rd part discusses abnormalities of insulin secretion and act ion on either the receptor and submit . . . receptor degrees. The function of gastrointestinal peptides in sort I and kind II diabetes is additionally thought of. within the final part, either varieties of diabetes are in comparison with admire to diabetic problems. The final sec­ tion summarizes the current prestige and gives a stimulating view of destiny improvement. we are hoping that this publication could be an invaluable resource of knowledge for either researchers and training clinicians. M. Vranic G. steiner C. H. Hollenberg v ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS The symposium from which this quantity arose (June 28-29, 1984) used to be geared up through the Banting and top Diabetes Centre, college of Toronto. we wish to specific our appreciation to the next sponsors: Ames academic Institute, Ayerst Laboratories, Becton Dickinson Canada Inc. , Canadian tender Drink organization, Connaught Laboratories restricted, Connaught Novo Ltd. , Eli Lilly Canada Inc.

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Others in this IGT group, perhaps 2 to 3~ of them per annum, will show glycaemic deterioration to an unequivocally diabetic state. The rest will stay in the IGT zone. As a group, they are very unlikely to develop the so-called specific complications of OM (retinopathy, nephropathy, neuropathy). However, in some IO ,II,12 but not all 13 large population follow-up studies, atherosclerotic disease occurs with significantly increased frequency in persons with IGT, at rates resembling those in the established diabetic.

25 In such a setting of more ready diversion to fat, normal pregnancy is also accompanied by changes in the fed state. Administra- 49 GEST ATIONAL DIABETES tion of oral glucose (100 g) for standard OGTT after l4-hour overnight fast in late pregnancy elicits greater and more prolonged increases in blood sugar; increments in plasma triglycerides (located chiefly in the VLDL fraction); and decrements in plasma glucagon ll (Fig. 2). We have suggested that the sequence could "facilitate anabolism" since (a) exaggerated hyperglycemia would assure more of the ingested glucose access to the conceptus because glucose crosses the placenta in concentration-dependent fashion; b) increased plasma triglycerides could abet this objective by substituting for some of the glucose as oxidative fuel in the mother while also enabling more glucose to be retained as glyceride-glycerol or fatty acids for subsequent recall; and c) greater suppression of glucagon would hasten interruption of glucagon contributions to such ongoing hepatic aspects of accelerated starvation as glycogenolysis, gluconeogenesis and ketogenesis.

H. BENNETT would be classified specifically and appear in this The NOOG also defined two other clinical classes. The first, Impaired glucose tolerance (IGT), contains persons with a degree of glucose intolerance intermediate between that of normal and diabetic. It was recognized that assignment to this class could only be made on the basis of a glucose tolerance test and that this abnormality may be attributable to normal variation in glucose tolerance, or may represent a stage in the development of NIOOK, or lOOK, or Other types of diabetes, even though many persons with IGT will not develop either of these conditions.

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