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Diabetes Management in Primary Care / Edition 2
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Diabetes Management in Primary Care / Edition 2

by Jeff Unger
 

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ISBN-10: 1451142951

ISBN-13: 9781451142952

Pub. Date: 12/10/2012

Publisher: LWW

Diabetes Management in Primary Care, 2nd Edition serves as an evidence-based guide for primary care physicians, residents, and medical students in managing patients with diabetes. This text covers all aspects of outpatient care for adults and adolescents with diabetes. You’ll find comprehensive coverage of the latest therapeutic,

Overview

Diabetes Management in Primary Care, 2nd Edition serves as an evidence-based guide for primary care physicians, residents, and medical students in managing patients with diabetes. This text covers all aspects of outpatient care for adults and adolescents with diabetes. You’ll find comprehensive coverage of the latest therapeutic, behavioral, and surgical options to successfully manage diabetic patients within the primary care setting.
Diabetes Management in Primary Care is based upon patient centered strategies and customized care. Whether the patient has prediabetes or advanced long-term complications such as retinopathy or chronic kidney disease, providers of all specialties and all levels of care will gain insight into safe, effective and rationale intensification of one’s care.   Complex co-existing disorders such as cancer, severe clinical obesity, polycystic ovary syndrome, severe insulin resistance, hypoglycemia awareness autonomic failure, steroid induced hyperglycemia and sleep disorders are discussed in vibrant detail.  Diabetes Management in Primary Care is the first medical text book to address many of the topics listed below. One of the most anticipated chapters discusses the importance of incorporating cultural diversity into one’s treatment plan. 
New to this edition:
·         Access to the companion website that includes the fully searchable text for quick reference
·         ADA/IDF screening algorithms included to allow for faster determinations
·         Discussion of new agents for Type II diabetes to keep you updated on the most recent therapies available, including new long acting basal insulin and incretin mimetics and drugs in the R and D pipeline.
·         Questions that patients want answered including: “When will diabetes be cured?”
·         Examination of the relationship between obesity, sleep disorder and diabetes
·         Detailed discussion of the relationship between cancer and diabetes
·         The importance of becoming a culturally diverse clinician
·         The politics of diabetes management in the US
·         Updated guidelines for the diagnosis and management of polycystic ovary syndrome
·         Useful forms to streamline and document practice including:  patient history, physical exam, complication surveillance, laboratory tests, and diabetes patient education

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781451142952
Publisher:
LWW
Publication date:
12/10/2012
Edition description:
Second
Pages:
752
Sales rank:
1,350,264
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.90(d)

Related Subjects

Table of Contents

Introduction to Diabetes

Diagnosing and Managing the Metabolic Syndrome

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

Managing Type 2 Diabetes in Adults

Physiologic Insulin Replacement Therapy

Insulin Pump Therapy

Assessing Glycemic Control Using Home Blood Glucose Monitoring, Continuous Glucose Sensing, and A1C Testing

Management of Diabetes in Pregnancy, Childhood, and Adolescence

Lifestyle Interventions for Patients with Diabetes

Managing Diabetes in the Hospitalized Patient

Screening, Diagnosis, and Management of Diabetes-related Complications

Amylin, Glucagon-like Peptide-1 Receptor Agonists, and Dipeptidyl Peptidase IV (DPP-IV) Inhibitors as Novel Treatments for Diabetes

Managing Mental Illness in Patients with Diabetes

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