Type 2 Diabetes Annotated Bibliography

Type2 Diabetes Annotated Bibliography

Barnett,A. (2012). Type2 Diabetes. Oxford University Press

Thisbook is authored by Anthony Barnett, a Professor of Medicine at theUniversity of Birmingham and Clinical Director of Diabetes andEndocrinology at the Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust,Birmingham. The book indicates that, currently, there are more than250 million people suffering from diabetes and this is expected toincrease by over 40% in the next 20 years. However, the recentunderstanding on the management as well as pathogenesis of type 2diabetes will make it easy for it to be contained. The book alsooffers insights on evidence base as well as innovative drugs beingdeveloped to cure type 2 diabetes, thus making it an important onefor my study.

Colbert,D. (2012). ReversingDiabetes: Discover the Natural Way to Take Control of Type 2Diabetes.Charisma Media

Theauthor to this book Don Colbert is certified in family practice andin anti-aging medicine, a factor which have enabled him to helpmillions of people across the globe to live in a healthy manner. Itis based on this background that Dr. Colbert highlights several waysin which type 2 diabetes can be prevented and treated, thus making the book an important one for my study.

Day,C. (2001). “The rising tide of type 2 diabetes”. BritishJournal of Diabetes &amp Vascular Disease2001 1: 37

Thisarticle, authored by Caroline Day indicates that, 2%of the world’s populations are diabetic, and this and 3–5% ofadults in the Western countries suffer from this epidemic. The mainreason why this journal article is useful for my studies it is thefact that, statistics on the extent of spread of diabetes is offeredsuch as in the UK among other regions and settings.

DiabetesAustralia (2014). Type2 Diabetes. The Australian Government. Retrieved on 6 December 2014 from,

http://www.diabetesaustralia.com.au/Understanding-Diabetes/What-is-Diabetes/Type-2-Diabetes/

Thisarticle highlights that, type 2 diabetes is the most notable form ofdiabetes, affectingbetween 85 and 90% of all people having diabetes, and it is mostly acombination of environmental and genetic factors. In this article,causes, symptoms, prevention and management of type 2 diabetes areoffered. For instance, the article indicates that, up to 60% of type2 diabetes can be prevented, thus the need to invest in preventionmeasures instead of cure.

MayoClinic Staff(2014). Type2 diabetes.Mayo Clinic. Retrievedon 6 December 2014 from,

http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/type-2-diabetes/basics/definition/con-20031902

Thisarticle, which is authored by a member of staff from Mayo Clinic, aleading medical organization in the US, offers an in depth analysison what type 2 diabetes, also referred to as noninsulin-dependentor adult-onset diabetes entails. It is noted that, although this typeof diabetes does not have cure, it can be managed through improvingeating styles, through insulin therapy among other methods. Symptomssuch as weight loss, fatigue and blurred vision are experienced.Causes, risk factors and remedies are offered, thus making thisarticle an important one during my study.

WebMD(2014).Type 2 Diabetes Overview.Retrieved on 6 December 2014 from,

http://www.webmd.com/diabetes/guide/type-2-diabetes

Thisarticle authored by WebMD, LLC, helps to shed light on severalaspects of type 2 diabetes. In the introduction part, the similarityas well as the difference between this type 1 and type 2 is offered.From the article, it is clear that, thosepeople who are over 45, havinghigh blood pressureand overweight among others are prone at acquiring type 2 diabetes.Other issues focused on this article includes, causes, symptoms,diagnosis as well as complications which are associated to the type 2diabetes such as damage to the kidneys, eye problems among others.