Diabetes (Clinician’s Desk Reference), 2nd Edition
The book explains the underlying pathophysiology of the disease and covers in detail all its main forms and complications. Separate chapters consider the range of treatment options, together with summaries of key clinical trials. Coverage also includes epidemiology and classification, as well as diagnosis, screening, limiting risk, and other aspects of disease management and patient care. The book is illustrated throughout by explanatory diagrams, graphs, tables, and photos.
1. Builds on its strength of having excellent content on long-term management of hyperglycemia by including pancreas and islet transplantation.
2. Contains invaluable information on glucose monitoring for healthcare professionals interested in diabetes.
Preface. Acknowledgements. Author biographies. Abbreviations. The nature of diabetes. Glucose, insulin, and diabetes. Type 1 diabetes. Type 2 diabetes. Diabetes screening and patient care. Diabetes and vascular disease. Diabetic neuropathy. Diabetic eye disease. Diabetic kidney disease. Skin and musculoskeletal complications of diabetes. Infections and diabetes. Severe diabetic metabolic disturbances. Long-term management of hyperglycemia. Noninsulin therapies. Insulin treatment and pancreatic/islet cell transplantation. Special management considerations. References. Resources. Glossary. Index.
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