Diabetes: Clinician's Desk Reference (Hardback) book cover


Clinician's Desk Reference

By David Leslie, Cecilia Lansang, Simon Coppack, Laurence Kennedy

© 2013 – CRC Press

208 pages

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pub: 2012-10-14
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About the Book

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.

Table of Contents

The nature of diabetes

The causes of diabetes

Type 1 diabetes

Type 2 diabetes

Diabetes screening and patient care

Diabetes and vascular disease

Diabetic neuropathy

Diabetic foot disease

Diabetic eye disease

Diabetic kidney disease

Severe diabetic metabolic disturbances

Long-term management of hyperglycemia

Oral therapies

Insulin therapy

Special management considerations


Drug tables




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Clinician's Desk Reference Series

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MEDICAL / Endocrinology & Metabolism