The book explains the underlying pathophysiology of the disease and covers in detail all its main forms and complications. Separate chapters consider the range of treatment options, together with summaries of key clinical trials. Coverage also includes epidemiology and classification, as well as diagnosis, screening, limiting risk, and other aspects of disease management and patient care. The book is illustrated throughout by explanatory diagrams, graphs, tables, and photos.
1. Builds on its strength of having excellent content on long-term management of hyperglycemia by including pancreas and islet transplantation.
2. Contains invaluable information on glucose monitoring for healthcare professionals interested in diabetes.
1. The nature of diabetes
2. Glucose, insulin, and diabetes
3. Type 1 diabetes
4. Type 2 diabetes
5. Diabetes screening and patient care
6. Diabetes and vascular disease
7. Diabetic neuropathy
8. Diabetic eye disease
9. Diabetic kidney disease
10. Skin and musculoskeletal complications of diabetes
11. Infections and diabetes
12. Severe diabetic metabolic disturbances
13. Long-term management of hyperglycemia
14. Noninsulin therapies
15. Insulin treatment and pancreatic/islet cell transplantation
16. Special management considerations References
"It is not a large book, it only spans 244 pages but don’t be fooled by this size; this book is packed with highly relevant information, easy to read and very clinically focussed."
Dr. Harry Brown
"This short reference book is well-organized, has little to no redundancy, and no extraneous chapters or information. The tables and diagrams are high-yield, very clear, and useful. Since this book has a combined American and European authorship, including both the SI units and U.S. customary units is unique and will appeal to a wider audience."
Jessica Hwang, MD, Cook County Health