TY - CHAP A1 - Veeraish Chauhan A2 - Megha Vaid A3 - Nishtha Chauhan A4 - Akhil Parashar ED1 - Manisha Sahay Y1 - 2012-03-16 PY - 2012 T1 - The Obesity Epidemic and Kidney Disease: A Literature Review N2 - Clinical nephrology is an evolving speciality in which the amount of information is growing daily. This book gives quick access to some important clinical conditions encountered in nephrology including the diseases of glomeruli, tubules and interstitium. It presents the latest information on pathophysiology, diagnosis and management of important diseases of renal parenchyma. The information is presented in a very user friendly and accessible manner while the treatment algorithms enable the reader to quickly access expert advice on arriving at the most appropriate treatment regimen. The book discusses the renal involvement in various systemic diseases including diabetes and autoimmune diseases. Diabetic nephropathy is fast becoming the commonest cause of end stage renal disease all over the globe and is discussed in this book. The editors believe that this book will be a valuable addition to the reader's library. BT - Diseases of Renal Parenchyma SP - Ch. 4 UR - https://doi.org/10.5772/25492 DO - 10.5772/25492 SN - PB - IntechOpen CY - Rijeka Y2 - 2022-05-28 ER -