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Handbook of Diabetes

by Rudy Bilous

  • Paperback
    $128.76
PUBLISHED: 23rd July 2010
ISBN: 9781405184090
ANNOTATION:
Drs. Bilous and Donnelly revised and updated the popular handbook origination by Williams and Pickup, maintaining the clinical emphasis on the management of patients with diabetes.
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  • Paperback
    $128.76
PUBLISHED: 23rd July 2010
ISBN: 9781405184090
ANNOTATION:
Drs. Bilous and Donnelly revised and updated the popular handbook origination by Williams and Pickup, maintaining the clinical emphasis on the management of patients with diabetes.

Annotation

Drs. Bilous and Donnelly revised and updated the popular handbook origination by Williams and Pickup, maintaining the clinical emphasis on the management of patients with diabetes.

Publisher Description

Drs. Bilous and Donnelly revise and update the popular handbook by Williams and Pickup, maintaining the clinical emphasis on the management of patients with diabetes. Clear, accessible, and easily understood by the full range of healthcare professionals involved in the care of patients with diabetes, this concise reference illuminates the path to better patient care.

Author Biography

Rudy Bilous MD, FRCP, Professor of Clinical Medicine,Newcastle University; Hon. Consultant Endocrinologist, South TeesFoundation Trust, Middlesbrough, UK Richard Donnelly MD, PhD, FRCP, FRACP, Head, School ofGraduate Entry Medicine and Health, University of Nottingham; Hon.Consultant Physician, Derby Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Derby,UK

Table of Contents

Preface. Key to the boxes.

List of abbreviations.

Part 1: Introduction to diabetes.

1 Introduction to diabetes.

2 History of diabetes.

3 Diagnosis and classifi cation of diabetes.

4 Public health aspects of diabetes.

5 Normal physiology of insulin secretion and action.

6 Epidemiology and aetiology of type 1 diabetes.

7 Epidemiology and aetiology of type 2 diabetes.

8 Other types of diabetes.

Part 2: Metabolic control and complications.

9 Diabetes control and its measurement.

10 Management of type 1 diabetes.

11 Management of type 2 diabetes.

12 Diabetic ketoacidosis, hyperglycaemic hyperosmolar state and lactic acidosis.

13 Hypoglycaemia.

14 Control and complications.

15 Diabetic eye disease.

16 Diabetic nephropathy.

17 Diabetic neuropathy.

18 Blood lipid abnormalities.

19 Hypertension in diabetes.

20 Macrovascular disease in diabetes.

21 Foot problems in diabetes.

22 Sexual problems in diabetes.

23 Gastrointestinal problems in diabetes.

24 Skin and connective tissue disorders in diabetes.

25 Psychological and psychiatric problems in diabetes.

Part 3: The spectrum and organisation of diabetes care.

26 Specifi c circumstances that affect diabetes control.

27 Pregnancy and diabetes.

28 Diabetes in childhood and adolescence.

29 Diabetes in old age.

30 Diabetes and lifestyle.

31 Organisation of diabetes care: diabetes specialist nursing, diabetes education and general practice.

32 Future directions in diabetes management and research.

Index.

Review

"A significant feature of the book is the provision of a CD ROM which allows the purchaser to download all 269 images from the book for their own use and teaching purposes. This will be particularly useful to students and pracitioners in training who are increasingly looking for good quality material to illustrate their own presentations." (Practical Diabetes International, 2010)

Long Description

Over three editions the Handbook of Diabetes has built a reputation as an essential practical manual on the assessment and management of patients with diabetes. Previously written by Gareth Williams and John Pickup, the book has been completely revised by Rudy Bilous and Richard Donnelly to reflect recent changes in diabetes treatment and care. It contains information on the new IFCC units for measuring blood glucose and the latest drugs being used to combat diabetes, as well as alternative methods of insulin delivery. The book has been fully updated and redesigned to make it even more user-friendly, and contains case histories, practice points, and landmark clinical trials highlighted in color in each chapter where appropriate. It also features an entirely new set of clinical photographs, and all 250 images from the book can be downloaded from the companion CD for use in presentations. The Handbook of Diabetes is the ideal practical handbook for all health professionals with an interest in diabetes care.

Product Details

Publisher
John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Year
2010
Edition
4th
ISBN-10
1405184094
ISBN-13
9781405184090
Format
Paperback
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Edited by
Rudy Bilous, Richard Donnelly
Publication Date
2010-07-23
Author
Rudy Bilous
Media
Book
Pages
248
Language
English
Illustrations
Illustrations
Short Title
HANDBK OF DIABETES 4/E W/CD
Audience
Professional and Scholarly

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03 May, 2018
By Laura