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1st Edition

Medical Management of Diabetes and Heart Disease

ISBN 9780824707453
Published March 6, 2002 by CRC Press
314 Pages

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Book Description

This state-of-the-art reference details current and effective symptom-specific strategies for the diagnosis and management of diabetic patients-emphasizing the exploration of therapeutic options available for the treatment of accelerated coronary complications associated with diabetes.

Addresses the pathophysiology underlying advanced heart disease and outlines treatments to impede progression in type 2 diabetic patients.

Medical Management of Diabetes and Heart Disease contains the newest discoveries in

  • the relationship between diabetes and coronary illnesses
  • type 1 and type 2 diabetes
  • risk factors in diabetic patients for progressive heart disease
  • detection and diagnosis of insulin resistance and diabetes mellitus
  • nonpharmacological treatment
    and features the latest therapies in the treatment of coronary illnesses in diabetic subjects with
  • stable and unstable angina
  • acute myocardial infarction
  • congestive heart failure
  • percutaneous coronary intervention
  • coronary surgery
    With over 700 references and the contributions of more than 20 world-renowned experts, Medical Management of Diabetes and Heart Disease is an invaluable reference for primary care, family practice, and internal medicine physicians; cardiologists; cardiothoracic surgeons; endocrinologists; physician assistants; nurse practitioners; and medical students in these disciplines.
  • Table of Contents

    Causal Connections
    Burton E. Sobel and David J. Schneider
    Types of Diabetes and Their Implications Regarding Heart and Vascular Disease
    Harold E. Lebovitz
    Recognition and Assessment of Insulin Resistance

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    …concise…provides an extensive and well-referenced, up-to-date review of the physiopathology and medical management of diabetes and heart diseases….a worthwhile investment.
    "-Acta Cardiologica

    "…contains very useful information….
    …well-written….current and accurate.
    "-Physical Therapy

    "…takes the clinician to the heart of the major macrovascular complication from diabetes. It is a clear, concise, comprehensive, and welcome addition to our understanding about CVD in diabetics….
    I would recommend this book to anyone who treats patients with diabetes.
    "-TRENDS in Endocrinology and Metabolism

    "…a comprehensive review of the complex and pathophysiological links between diabetes and heart disease.
    …recommended for the professional's library and academic libraries with nursing or medical programs.