Reviewer: Sally Ling, M.D.;FACP(University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine)
Description: This book with its accompanying CD-ROM is an up-to-date guide for primary care physicians eager to attain an in-depth understanding of Type 2 diabetes as well as gain the knowledge to apply a comprehensive strategy for risk reduction and treatment of diabetes and its associated conditions.
Purpose: Due to the prevalence of the disease, it is imperative that primary care physicians are equipped with the most up-to-date information to provide state-of-the-art care. This book serves as that resource.
Audience: This book is targeted at internists, family physicians, and clinicians with subspecialty interest in Type 2 diabetes mellitus.
Features: The book covers current knowledge with recommendations based upon recent medical literature. There are ample references. Category 1 CME credit can also be obtained as one reads through the book.
Assessment: This book is a richly informative, well organized and well referenced guide to the diagnosis and management of type 2 diabetes mellitus. The information is very relevant to the practicing physician.