Practical diabetes care [electronic resource] / David Levy, MD, FRCP, Consultant Physician, Gillian Hanson Centre, Whipps Cross University Hospital ; Honorary Senior Lecturer, Queen Mary University of London, London, UK.
- Front Matter -- Classification and Diagnosis -- Diabetes in the Emergency Department -- Management of Inpatient Diabetes -- Type 1 Diabetes: Insulin Treatment -- Type 2 Diabetes: General Introduction -- Type 2 Diabetes: Pharmacological Treatment of Hyperglycaemia -- Infections in Diabetes -- Diabetic Renal Disease -- Diabetes and the Eye -- Diabetic Neuropathy -- Hypertension -- Lipids -- Psychological Aspects of Diabetes -- Index. and Machine generated contents note: Preface. -- Numbers, conversions and tables. -- Chapter 1 Classification and diagnosis. -- Chapter 2 Diabetes in the emergency department. -- Chapter 3 Management of in-patient diabetes. -- Chapter 4 Type 1 diabetes: insulin treatment. -- Chapter 5 Type 2 diabetes: general introduction. -- Chapter 6 Type 2 diabetes: pharmacological treatment of hyperglycaemia. -- Chapter 7 Infections in diabetes. -- Chapter 8 Diabetic renal disease. -- Chapter 9 Diabetes and the eye. -- Chapter 10 Diabetic neuropathy. -- Chapter 11 Hypertension. -- Chapter 12 Lipids. -- Chapter 13 Psychological aspects of diabetes.
- "Diabetes is the catalyst for a whole host of chronic complications that can appear as a result of the disease, such as: diabetic retinopathy, diabetic neuropathy, foot ulcers, kidney failure, and an increased risk of heart disease and stroke. Diabetes management is changing rapidly, and powerful new agents, including some that may modify the natural history of diabetes and its complications, continue to be introduced, as both Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes increase in prevalence and impact worldwide. This brief guide summarizes the specific information needed for clinical treatment of diabetic patients"--Provided by publisher.
- 9781444391152 (electronic bk.) and 1444391151 (electronic bk.)
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- Includes bibliographical references and index.
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