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Overview


In the last 10 years, research into management issues in diabetes has vastly increased. Innovative new drugs have been developed and the evidence base for treating diabetes and preventing its complications is now outstanding.

This book is designed to be a concise, practical guide to the diagnosis, assessment and management of Type 2 Diabetes for clinicians, GPs and nurse specialists. It opens with a brief introduction on the epidemiology of the condition, common complications, and cost implications. The book then details the evidence-base for treatment and introduces the reader to various risk factors, emerging therapies and approaches to management.

With chapters contributed by leading UK and European diabetes experts, the information in this book is presented in an easy to use format, and supplemented with key figures and tables.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780199539550
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
  • Publication date: 8/15/2008
  • Series: Oxford Drama Library Series
  • Pages: 128
  • Product dimensions: 3.80 (w) x 6.90 (h) x 0.30 (d)

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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