1st Edition

Diabetes
Clinician's Desk Reference




ISBN 9781840761580
Published October 14, 2012 by CRC Press
208 Pages

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Book Description

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

Glossary
Drug tables
Resources
Index
Abbreviations

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