1st Edition

Medical Management of Diabetes Mellitus

Edited By

William T. Cefalu

ISBN 9780824788575
Published February 17, 2000 by CRC Press
768 Pages

USD $200.00

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Book Description

This book is a how-to manual for practicing physicians and health care providers, nurse educators, nutritionists, and physicians in training in the management of persons with diabetes mellitus. Experts with strong clinical and teaching backgrounds provide up-to-date recom-mendations and rationale of the most effective diagnostic and therapeutic approaches to diabetes mellitus and its multiorgan micro- and macrovascular complications for patients of all ages.
Gives five practical guidelines for nutrition therapy that supplies realistic recommendations!
With contributions from nearly 60 clinicians who reveal a constellation of disorders with different signs, symptoms, clinical characteristics, and therapies, Medical Management of Diabetes Mellitus

  • reviews the autoimmune process and genetics of type 1 and type 2 diabetes
  • offers an overview of the medications that impair glucose metabolism causing hypo- or hyperglycemia
  • covers pathogenesis, clinical presentation, and diagnosis with specialized laboratory tests
  • surveys therapeutic modalities, their mechanisms of action, and rationale for use
  • focuses on outcomes and how they are tracked
  • stresses early detection and therapy of end-organ complications
  • discusses the effect of intensive diabetes management on reducing retinopathy, nephropathy, and neuropathy
  • considers incorporating psychiatric techniques into the treatment of diabetes
  • compares and contrasts diabetes in children, adults, and the elderly
  • and more!
    Containing over 850 references, tables, drawings, and photographs, Medical Management of Diabetes Mellitus is a cross-disciplinary reference perfect for family practice physicians, internists, pediatricians, endocrinologists, pharmacologists, nutritionists, physiologists, dietitians, obesity specialists, psychiatrists, and medical school students in these disciplines.
  • Table of Contents


    The Burden of Diabetes Mellitus
    Michael M. Engelgau and Linda S. Geiss
    Type 1A Diabetes as an Immunological Disorder
    Elizabeth Stephens and George S. Eisenbarth
    Type 2 Diabetes: Where Have We Been, Where Are We, and Where Are We Going?
    Richard Eastman
    Standards of Care in Diabetes
    Nathaniel G. Clark
    Diabetes Self-Management Education and the Diabetes Team
    Christine T. Tobin
    Insulin Resistance
    William T. Cefalu
    Diabetes in Managed Care
    Ronald E. Aubert, Rishi Sikka, William H. Herman

    Signs, Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Diabetes Types

    Type 1 Diabetes
    Paul J. Beisswenger
    Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
    Jack. L. Leahy
    Diabetes in Children
    Joseph I Wolfsdorf and Daniel J. Nigrin
    Diabetes Care in the Adolescent
    Nathaniel G. Clark and Paul B. Madden
    Diabetes in Pregnancy
    Karen Hugo and Lois Jovanovic
    Drug-Induced Disorders of Glucose Metabolism
    Sri Prakash L. Mokshagundam and Alan N. Peiris
    Secondary Forms and Genetic Syndromes of Diabetes Mellitus
    Shirwan A. Mirza and Jack L. Leahy


    Medical Nutrition Therapy in Diabetes: Clinical Guidelines for Primary Care Physicians
    Melinda Downie Maryniuk
    Exercise Therapy in Diabetes
    John T. Devlin
    Oral Pharmacological Agents
    Andrew J. Ahmann and Matthew C. Riddle
    Insulin Therapy
    Frank P. Kennedy
    Insulin Pump Therapy: A Practical Tool for Treating People with Type 1 and Insulin Requiring Type 2 Diabetes
    Steven V. Edelman
    Pancreas Transplantation
    Elizabeth R. Seaquist and David E.R. Sutherland


    Benefits of Intensive Diabetes Management
    Bernard Zinman
    Diabetic Eye Disease
    Craig M. Greven
    Cardiac Disease in Diabetes Mellitus
    Debasish Chaudhuri and William E. Hopkins
    Gastrointestinal Complications of Diabetes Mellitus
    Bernard Coulie and Michael Camilleri
    Diabetic Kidney Disease
    Virginia L. Hood
    Erectile Dysfunction in Diabetes Mellitus
    Kenneth J. Snow and Andre Guay
    Peripheral Vascular Disease in Diabetes
    Gary W. Gibbons
    Management of the Diabetic Foot
    Geoffrey M. Habershaw
    Diabetic Neuropathy
    Peter D. Donofrio
    The Diagnosis and Management of Lipoprotein Disorders
    Ernst J. Schaefer and Leo J. Seman
    Patrick J. Boyle
    Skin Changes Associated with Diabetes
    John R. T. Reeves
    Psychosocial Complications of Diabetes
    Alan M. Jacobson and Katie Weinger
    Hypertension and Diabetes
    James R. Sowers and Bharat Raman

    Special Settings

    Diabetes and Aging
    Caroline S. Blaum and Jeffrey B. Halter
    Weight Management in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
    Jorge Calles Escandón
    Inpatient Management of Diabetes
    Suzanne S. P. Gebhart
    Perisurgical Management of the Patient with Diabetes
    Burrit L. Haag
    Nutritional Support in the Diabetic Patient
    M. Molly McMahon
    Diabetic Ketoacidosis and Hyperosmolar Coma
    Muriel Helene Nathan
    Diabetes and Polycystic Ovary Syndrome
    Carolyn H. Kreinsen and Andrea Dunaif
    Polyendocrine Syndromes
    K. Patrick Ober

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    ...This book goes a long way toward providing the distilled wisdom of the North American diabetes community, and we can all learn from it.
    "- The New England Journal of Medicine

    ...a well written medical textbook that provides a comprehensive overview of the disease state of diabetes mellitus, signs and symptoms, pharmacotherapy and dietary and management approaches, and complications....
    ...presents valuable, in-depth information.
    "… American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education

    ...The current volume provides a comprehensive, up-to-date review of diabetes mellitus....The format is different from that of many other textbooks. Physiology, biochemistry, anatomy and molecular biology are kept quite short. Instead of the encyclopaedic format, the authors try to outline the most effective diagnostic and therapeutic approaches to clinical problems.
    ...The book includes rare systems as well as latest developments.... The new volume may serve physicians to get familiar with new clinical information and provide effective treatment to patients with diabetes.
    "- Hormone Research, 2000

    "…offers a comprehensive, up-to-date overview…
    The authors outline the most effective diagnostic and therapeutics approaches.
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