Prof. Misra has more than 30 years of experience in teaching, service, research and community health intervention programs directed towards Asian Indians and particularly for underprivileged people. Prof. Misra has published more than 300 scientific papers in the National and International journals, including The Lancet, Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, New England Journal of Medicine, British Medical Journal, Medicine, Obesity Research, PLOS One etc. and published chapter in International Textbook of Diabetes. He is also an Advisory Board Member of British Medical Journal. He has been member of editorial boards of 20 international and 11 Indian journals, including Associate Editor of "Journal of Diabetes" (USA), Honorary Editor of "Diabetes & Obesity International Journal", and "Diabetes and Metabolic Syndrome: Research and Reviews" (Singapore). He has written three editorials for prestigious journal "The Lancet" and reviewer for more than 40 Journals including "Journal Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism" and "New England Journal of Medicine". Currently he is leading author in series of articles on 'Diabetes in South Asians' in The Lancet Diabetes and Endocrinology and for special issue on South Asians in British Medical Journal. Dr Misra has received numerous awards and oration. He has been awarded highest award for medicine in India Dr BC Roy award (2006) and prestigious National Honor, Padma Shree (2007). He has been conferred National awards 'Americare Award' (Americare Foundation, India, 2012), "Swastha Bharat Samman" (from Zee TV 2012), 'Chikitsa Ratan' (by Delhi Medical Association, 2014) and "Excellence in Diabetes Care' (Health Summit Awards, 2014) for outstanding contribution to Diabetes in India. He has received "Outstanding Investigator Award" from World India Diabetes Foundation in 2013. He has given 30 named orations in India and neighbouring countries. He has been a personal physician to two former Prime Ministers of India. Presently he is Chairman, Fortis-CDOC Center of Excellence for Diabetes, Metabolic Diseases, and Endocrinology, New Delhi, and Director, National Diabetes, Obesity and Cholesterol Foundation, and Diabetes Foundation (India). Fortis CDOC specialty diabetes chain of hospital/centers, are currently in progressive expansion mode throughout north India.Can we prevent diabetes? Once it develops, can we reverse it? Can we avoid dangerous and crippling complications? How do I manage diabetes at workplace? Numerous such questions; some have been answered by continuous research and advances in drug and insulin therapy, and discussed in various sections of the book. Those who have their life cut down by diabetes are living longer now, thanks to the effective treatments and change in lifestyle. Those who have complications, suffer less from them due to early diagnosis and effective treatment. Those children who used to jab 3-5 injections of insulin daily, are living comfortably and with normalized blood sugar on insulin pump now. Keeping pace with rapidly increasing advances in diabetes and newer therapy, keeping up with this ever-evolving research, this book attempts to demystify the myths and conundrums surrounding this chronic disease while presenting to you the latest in this field. Patients need simple guidance. Those who follow the simple principles of the therapy are generally safe and have good quality of life. This is what this book aims to provide-time tested simple advice on various aspects of diabetes and obesity, amalgamated with recent knowledge, and most importantly, suitably tailored for Indians. In this aspect, psyche of Indians patients, uniqueness of Indian diets, and need for individualized exercise framework for Indian bodies has been highlighted in the book.This book is meant for a person who wants to know how to avoid not only diabetes, but also the related diseases like obesity, polycystic ovarian disease, hypertension, and disorders of cholesterol and thus prevent heart disease too.
|Diabetes with Delight, (Revised Edition)