Medications for the Treatment of Diabetes

Medications for the Treatment of Diabetes

by R. Keith Campbell, John White, John R. White
     
 

An expert guide to diabetes medications. Full details on each class of drugs and their role in treatment are yours as well as fast reference s on everything from insulin analogs to the next metformin-glyburide c ombination. Eleven information-packed chapters cover medications, thei r role in treatment, products in development, mixing and administering drugs,

Overview

An expert guide to diabetes medications. Full details on each class of drugs and their role in treatment are yours as well as fast reference s on everything from insulin analogs to the next metformin-glyburide c ombination. Eleven information-packed chapters cover medications, thei r role in treatment, products in development, mixing and administering drugs, contraindications, and side effects. Each chapter's Quick Refe rence section includes such areas as mechanism of action, pharmacokine tics, dosage forms and dose, special populations, and precautions/side effects. Sulfonylureas o a-Glucosidase Inhibitors o Glitazones o Megl itinide Products o Treatment of Hypertension in Patients with Diabetes o Treatment of Hyperlipidemia in Patients with Diabetes o Biguanides o Overview of Medications Used to Treat Type 1 Diabetes o Insulin Use in Type 2 Diabetes and Gestational Diabetes

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781580400367
Publisher:
American Diabetes Association
Publication date:
06/04/2003
Edition description:
First
Pages:
190
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.42(d)

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