Overview

Around 250 million people currently suffer from diabetes globally and this number is expected to reach 370 million people within the next 20 years. Fortunately in recent years our understanding of the pathogenesis and management of Type 2 diabetes has increased enormously. Innovative new drugs have been developed and the evidence base for treating diabetes and preventing its complications is now outstanding.

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Type 2 Diabetes

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Overview

Around 250 million people currently suffer from diabetes globally and this number is expected to reach 370 million people within the next 20 years. Fortunately in recent years our understanding of the pathogenesis and management of Type 2 diabetes has increased enormously. Innovative new drugs have been developed and the evidence base for treating diabetes and preventing its complications is now outstanding.

This second edition has been fully updated throughout to include all of the latest trial data, including new chapters on pathophysiology, and interpretation of recent clinical trials. This pocketbook is a concise, practical guide to the diagnosis, assessment and management of Type 2 Diabetes aimed at clinicians, GPs and nurse specialists. With contributions from leading diabetes experts, the information in this book is presented in an easy to use format and is supplemented with key figures and
tables.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780191666964
  • Publisher: OUP Oxford
  • Publication date: 10/25/2012
  • Series: Oxford Diabetes Library
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 2
  • Sales rank: 1,158,408
  • File size: 7 MB

Meet the Author

Anthony H. Barnett is Senior Academic/Professor of Medicine at the University of Birmingham and Clinical Director of Diabetes and Endocrinology at the Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust, Birmingham. Prof. Barnett has significant involvement in both undergraduate and postgraduate teaching and was formerly lead for 4th year undergraduate students. He is past editor of many education-based journals aimed at primary care, including Modern Diabetes Management, Modern Hypertension Management, Obesity in Practice and Practical Cardiovascular Risk Management. He has been an examiner for the University of Birmingham and the Open University and has supervised over 40 PhD and MD students for their higher doctorates. He has published widely (over 500 publications), both in peer reviewed journals and has edited books and book chapters. He also regularly gives advice to the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) and The European Medicines Agency.

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Table of Contents

1 Complications and costs of diabetes Anthony Barnett Barnett, Anthony 1

2 Pharmacotherapy in type 2 diabetes: clinical evidence Aung Mon Mon, Aung Jiten Vora Vora, Jiten 23

3 Multiple cardiovascular risk intervention Miles Fisher Fisher, Miles 43

4 Diet, exercise and other lifestyle factors Katarina Kos Kos, Katarina John P. H. Wilding Wilding, John P. H. 57

5 Managing glycaemia: current oral agents Roger Gadsby Gadsby, Roger 67

6 Managing glycaemia: recently introduced and future therapies Clifford J. Bailey Bailey, Clifford J. Caroline Day Day, Caroline 75

7 Management of type 2 diabetes and insulin Rajesh Peter Peter, Rajesh Richard A. Chudleigh Chudleigh, Richard A. David R. Owens Owens, David R. 87

8 Challenges to good diabetes care Cathy E. Lloyd Lloyd, Cathy E. Jill Hill Hill, Jill Jackie Webb Webb, Jackie Abd A. Tahrani Tahrani, Abd A. 97

Index 109

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