Medical Management of Diabetes Mellitus

J. Ward

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    Reviews the autoimmune process and genetics of type 1 and type 2 diabetes. This book offers an overview of the medications that impair glucose metabolism causing hypo or hyperglycemia. It covers pathogenesis, clinical presentation, and diagnosis with specialized laboratory tests. It stresses early detection and therapy of end-organ complications.

    This book is a how-to manual for practicing physicians and health care providers, nurse educators, nutritionists, and physicians in training in the management of persons with diabetes mellitus. Experts with strong clinical and teaching backgrounds provide up-to-date recom-mendations and rationale of the most effective diagnostic and therapeutic approaches to diabetes mellitus and its multiorgan micro- and macrovascular complications for patients of all ages. Gives five practical guidelines for nutrition therapy that supplies realistic recommendations! With contributions from nearly 60 clinicians who reveal a constellation of disorders with different signs, symptoms, clinical characteristics, and therapies, Medical Management of Diabetes Mellitus reviews the autoimmune process and genetics of type 1 and type 2 diabetes offers an overview of the medications that impair glucose metabolism causing hypo- or hyperglycemia covers pathogenesis, clinical presentation, and diagnosis with specialized laboratory tests surveys therapeutic modalities, their mechanisms of action, and rationale for use focuses on outcomes and how they are tracked stresses early detection and therapy of end-organ complications discusses the effect of intensive diabetes management on reducing retinopathy, nephropathy, and neuropathy considers incorporating psychiatric techniques into the treatment of diabetes compares and contrasts diabetes in children, adults, and the elderly and more! Containing over 850 references, tables, drawings, and photographs, Medical Management of Diabetes Mellitus is a cross-disciplinary reference perfect for family practice physicians, internists, pediatricians, endocrinologists, pharmacologists, nutritionists, physiologists, dietitians, obesity specialists, psychiatrists, and medical school students in these disciplines. read less...

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    ISBN-13 9780824788575
    Publisher Taylor & Francis Inc
    Imprint Marcel Dekker Inc
    Number of Pages 768
    Publication Date 17022000
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    Binding Hardback

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