Type 2 Diabetes in Practice / Edition 2
  • Type 2 Diabetes in Practice / Edition 2
  • Type 2 Diabetes in Practice / Edition 2

Type 2 Diabetes in Practice / Edition 2

by Andrew J Krentz, Clifford Bailey
     
 

ISBN-10: 1853156353

ISBN-13: 9781853156359

Pub. Date: 03/03/2005

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Type 2 Diabetes in Practice, second edition has been devised as a means of presenting clearcut and accessible opinion-leader advice and summary facts relevant to everyday practice.

This book confronts Type 2 Diabetes, a 'modern-age epidemic' currently estimated to affect nearly 200 million people worldwide. The complications of Type 2 Diabetes are

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Type 2 Diabetes in Practice, second edition has been devised as a means of presenting clearcut and accessible opinion-leader advice and summary facts relevant to everyday practice.

This book confronts Type 2 Diabetes, a 'modern-age epidemic' currently estimated to affect nearly 200 million people worldwide. The complications of Type 2 Diabetes are formidable and the aetiology and pathogenesis complex. It presents major public health challenges and this book will be valuable to both primary and secondary healthcare teams.

This second edition has been extensively revised to include recent developments in this rapidly moving area of medicine.

'This is a "must buy" for the bookshelf of all health care professionals who have anything to do with diabetes ... This very affordable book is beautifully presented with highlighted teaching points and a brilliant "Quick Reference Section" which contains excellent figures and algorithms ... it is a clear, concise, comprehensive and contemporary practical guide to type 2 diabetes.' Practical Diabetes review of the first edition

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781853156359
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
03/03/2005
Series:
In Practice Series
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
216
Product dimensions:
9.50(w) x 6.90(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

1. The burden of type 2 diabetes
2. Pathophysiology
3. Classification
4. Diagnosis and assessment
5. Principles of management
6. Microvascular complications
7. Macrovascular disease
8. Non-pharmacological treatment
9. Pharmacological treatment I: aplha-glucosidase inhibitors, sulphonylureas and meglitinides
10. Pharmacological treatment II: metformin and the thiazolidinediones
11. Pharmacological treatment III: insulin
Quick reference section
Index

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