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Practical Diabetes Care / Edition 3
     

Practical Diabetes Care / Edition 3

by David Levy
 

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ISBN-10: 1444333852

ISBN-13: 9781444333855

Pub. Date: 03/08/2011

Publisher: Wiley

This new and completely revised third edition is a concise, systematic and highly practical guide to the care of patients with Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes. Clinically and problem-based, it covers emergency, inpatient and ambulatory diabetes care in the hospital and community, focusing particularly on difficult, grey and contentious areas of management, and seeks to

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This new and completely revised third edition is a concise, systematic and highly practical guide to the care of patients with Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes. Clinically and problem-based, it covers emergency, inpatient and ambulatory diabetes care in the hospital and community, focusing particularly on difficult, grey and contentious areas of management, and seeks to guide advanced practitioners through problems that are not always emphasised.

Up to date clinical trial results have been incorporated, as well as concise discussions of lifestyle approaches to diabetes management, and it includes a new chapter on psychological problems in diabetes. It is now fully referenced with PubMed PMID numbers and all HbA1c measurements are quoted in DCCT and IFCC units.

It will be valuable for foundation year and specialist trainees in general medicine, diabetes and endocrinology; community and hospital diabetes specialist nurses and nurse practitioners; hospital-based ward staff in specialist and non-diabetes-specialist departments, especially cardiology and emergency medicine; and general practice diabetes leads and general practitioners with a specialist diabetes interest. It will be equally valuable for hands-on reference use in the clinical situation, and for clinicians in hospital medicine and general practice studying for postgraduate diplomas and examinations. 

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781444333855
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
03/08/2011
Pages:
336
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.90(d)

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Table of Contents

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.

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