TY - CHAP A1 - Niels Thomsen A2 - Anders Bjorkman A3 - Lars B. Dahlin ED1 - Mark B. Zimering Y1 - 2011-08-29 PY - 2011 T1 - Diabetic Neuropathy – Nerve Morphology in the Upper Extremity N2 - Type 2 diabetes "mellitus" affects nearly 120 million persons worldwide- and according to the World Health Organization this number is expected to double by the year 2030. Owing to a rapidly increasing disease prevalence, the medical, social and economic burdens associated with the microvascular and macrovascular complications of type 2 diabetes are likely to increase dramatically in the coming decades. In this volume, leading contributors to the field review the pathogenesis, treatment and management of type 2 diabetes and its complications. They provide invaluable insight and share their discoveries about potentially important new techniques for the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of diabetic complications. BT - Recent Advances in the Pathogenesis, Prevention and Management of Type 2 Diabetes and its Complications SP - Ch. 3 UR - https://doi.org/10.5772/24483 DO - 10.5772/24483 SN - PB - IntechOpen CY - Rijeka Y2 - 2021-05-08 ER -