Handbook of Diabetes / Edition 3

Handbook of Diabetes / Edition 3

by Gareth Williams, John C. Pickup
     
 

The Handbook of Diabetes is now in its third edition and has become the essential manual for all healthcare professionals involved in the treatment of patients with diabetes. This new edition has been extensively revised and updated, and is richly illustrated throughout in full colour. It maintains its hallmark concise and accessible style. The contents draw onSee more details below

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The Handbook of Diabetes is now in its third edition and has become the essential manual for all healthcare professionals involved in the treatment of patients with diabetes. This new edition has been extensively revised and updated, and is richly illustrated throughout in full colour. It maintains its hallmark concise and accessible style. The contents draw on material from Pickup and Williams’ multi-award-winning Textbook of Diabetes (3rd edn) but have been further updated to include the latest information on many key issues in the science and practice of diabetes.

The third edition of Handbook of Diabetes contains a wealth of clinical wisdom against a backdrop of clinical science that will be of help to every member of the diabetes care team.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781405120524
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
05/28/2004
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
8.45(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.60(d)

Meet the Author

Professor Gareth Williams, Dean of the Medical School, Bristol, UK

Professor John Pickup, Department of Chemical Pathology, Guy’s, King’s and St Thomas’ School of Medicine, London, UK

Table of Contents

Preface.

1. Introduction to diabetes.

2. History of diabetes.

3. Diagnosis and classification of diabetes.

4. Public health aspects of diabetes.

5. Normal physiology of insulin secretion and action.

6. Epidemiology and aetiology of type 1 diabetes.

7. Epidemiology and aetiology of type 2 diabetes.

8. Other types of diabetes.

9. Diabetic control and its measurement.

10. Management of type 1 diabetes.

11. Management of type 2 diabetes.

12. Diabetic ketoacidosis and hyperosmolar non-ketotic hyperglycaemia.

13. Hypoglycaemia.

14. Control and complications.

15. Diabetic eye disease.

16. Diabetic nephropathy.

17. Diabetic neuropathy.

18. Blood lipid abnormalities.

19. Hypertension in diabetes.

20. Macrovascular disease in diabetes.

21. Foot problems in diabetes.

22. Sexual problems in diabetes.

23. Gastrointestinal problems in diabetes.

24. Skin and connective tissue disorders in diabetes.

25. Psychological and psychiatric problems in diabetes.

26. Some intercurrent problems in diabetes.

27. Pregnancy and diabetes.

28. Diabetes in childhood and adolescence.

29. Diabetes in old age.

30. Diabetes and lifestyle.

31. Organization of diabetes care: diabetes specialist nursing, diabetes education and general practice.

32. Future directions in diabetes management and research.

Acknowledgements.

Index

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