Type 2 Diabetes, Pre-Diabetes, and the Metabolic Syndrome / Edition 2

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Overview

Diagnosing and managing type 2 diabetes presents an enormous challenge to the primary care provider confronted with multiple emerging scientific insights, therapeutic strategies and risk reduction principles. In Type 2 Diabetes, Pre-Diabetes, and the Metabolic Syndrome: The Primary Care Guide to Diagnosis and Management, Second Edition, Ronald A. Codario, M.D., FACP — a well-known and highly respected authority on diabetes — details the state-of-the-art in diagnosing, managing and attenuating risks in patients with this disease.
Utilizing his extensive experience in private practice, medical education and clinical research for over 35 years, Dr. Codario explains in simple clinical terms, the current understanding of the pathophysiology of diabetes, the latest clinical trials, developing controversies, updates on new medications and an expanded section on Special Populations. With his unique, multiple board certifications in clinical hypertension, vascular medicine, internal medicine, vascular ultrasound and clinical lipidology, Dr. Codario provides practical guidelines for treatment with insulin and oral agents, lipid and hypertension control and comprehensive risk reduction strategies.
Extensively reviewed are the metabolic syndrome, the role of exercise and nutrition, and key issues associated with herb and nutriceutical use. Illustrative case studies in diabetes management, an outstanding bibliography of suggested readings, and extensive chapter subheadings for quick reference make this book a practical, easy-to-read guide for dealing with this killer disease.
Type 2 Diabetes, Pre-Diabetes, and the Metabolic Syndrome: The Primary Care Guide to Diagnosis and Management, Second Edition is the direct result of many years of listening, teaching, lecturing and empathizing with fellow primary care providers and their patients in the ongoing fight against diabetes. Like the internationally acclaimed first edition, this is a must read and invaluable guide for all primary care providers, students, caregivers and patients battling the ravages of this ever increasing epidemic.

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Editorial Reviews

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Reviewer: Colleen Majewski, MD (University of Chicago Medical Center)
Description: This book provides a foundation for understanding and treating patients with prediabetes, type 2 diabetes, the metabolic syndrome, and the complications associated with these disorders. It updates the first edition of 2005.
Purpose: It is intended as a reference for primary care physicians, residents, and medical students on the appropriate care of patients with type 2 diabetes and the metabolic syndrome. These are important objectives given the large burden of type 2 diabetes in the world. The book is successful in describing the pathophysiology and treatment of these disorders.
Audience: It is appropriate for its intended audience. The author is a board certified internist who has been caring for patients for 35 years.
Features: The book describes the pathophysiology and treatment of these three conditions. The benefits and risks of all treatments are described, including exercise, diet, and medications. Important information is detailed on appropriate lipid and blood pressure control in these populations, with references to the literature. Areas particularly well covered are medications for type 2 diabetes and treatment of lipids and blood pressure. The addition of pictures of dermatologic lesions associated with diabetes would be helpful to readers as a quick reference.
Assessment: This would be most useful as a reference for medical students, residents, and primary care physicians. This second edition is an improvement upon the first edition, including as it does new medications and details of treatment of special populations such as pregnant patients, mental health patients, geriatric patients, AIDS patients, and dialysis patients.

4 Stars! from Doody
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781603274401
  • Publisher: Springer-Verlag New York, LLC
  • Publication date: 11/1/2010
  • Series: Current Clinical Practice Series
  • Edition description: 2nd ed. 2011
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 384
  • Product dimensions: 7.10 (w) x 10.10 (h) x 1.10 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction

Chapter One: Pathophysiology of Type-2 Diabetes
Chapter Two: Guidelines and Classifications
Chapter Three: Exercise
Chapter Four: Nutrition
Chapter Five: Obesity and the Metabolic Syndrome
Chapter Six: Oral Agents for Type-2 Diabetes
Chpater Seven: Insulin Use
Chapter Eight: Non- Insulin Injectables
Chapter Nine: Macrovascular Disease
Chapter Ten: Microvascular Disease
Chapter Eleven: Diabetic Dyslipidemia
Chapter Twelve: Hypertension in Diabetics
Chapter Thirteen: The Pathophysiology and Metabolic Impact of Hyperglycemia
Chapter Fourteen: Risk Reduction in the Diabetic Patient
Chapter Fifteen: Special Populations

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