Diabetes continues to spread across the globe at an alarming rate, with a current count of approximately 386 million worldwide. Physicians and healthcare professionals in all specialties greatly need a concise guide for managing this disease on a daily basis. "Diabetes Mellitus - A Concise Clinical Guide" covers the basics of diagnosis, complications, therapies and prevention. Major developments in understanding diabetes and in therapeutic approaches to this disease are also featured. This book is comprised of sections originally published in the comprehensive textbook, "Principles of Diabetes Mellitus, Second Edition". Primary care physicians and endocrinologists, as well as medical students, will find this guide an invaluable and practical reference.
Diagnosis and Epidemiology of Diabetes Diagnostic Criteria and Classification of Diabetes James P. Leu and Joel Zonszein Epidemiology Shadi Chamany and Bahman P. Tabaei Diabetes in Culturally Diverse Populations: From Biology to Culture A. Enrique Caballero Complications of Diabetes Acute Hyperglycemic Syndromes: Diabetic Ketoacidosis and the Hyperosmolar State Yun Feng and Adrienne M. Fleckman Hypoglycemia in Diabetes Mellitus Mazen Alsahli and John E. Gerich Intake of Advanced Glycation Endproducts: Role in the Development of Diabetic Complications Helen Vlassara and Gary E. Striker Diabetic Retinopathy Ketan Laud and Uri Shabto Diabetic Nephropathy James F. Winchester, Donald A. Feinfeld, Nikolas B. Harbord, and Alan Dubrow Diabetic Neuropathy Russell L. Chin and Michael Rubin Peripheral Vascular Disease in Diabetes Jennifer K. Svahn, Jeffrey S. Kirk, Omar H. Llaguna, and Nancy Habib The Diabetic Foot Dennis Shavelson, John S. Steinberg, and Bradley W. Bakotic Male Sexual Dysfunction in Diabetes Mellitus Barry M. Mason, Albert C. Leung, Michael E. DiSanto, and Arnold Melman Gastrointestinal Manifestations of Diabetes Donald P. Kotler and Stanley Hsu Dyslipidemia: Pathogenesis and Management Om P. Ganda Dermatological Complications of Diabetes Mellitus; Allergy to Insulin and Oral Agents ... 457 George I. Varghese, Ellen S. Marmur, and Mathew C. Varghese Therapy of Diabetes Mellitus - General Principles Glycemic Goals David J. Brillon Behavioral and Educational Approaches to Diabetes Self-Management Maria A. Mendoza, Monique Welbeck, and Grishma Parikh Dietary Therapy of Diabetes Mellitus Gladys Witt Strain, Rosalia Doyle, and Faith Ebel Exercise in the Therapy of Diabetes Mellitus Sefton Vergano, Rajiv Bhambri, and Stephen H. Schneider Therapy of Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus Pejman Cohan and Anne L. Peters Treating Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus Susan Herzlinger and Martin J. Abrahamson Prevention of Microvascular Complications of Diabetes - General Overview Vincent Yen Psychiatric Care of the Patient with Diabetes Jennifer L. Kraker and Stephen J. Ferrando Management of Diabetes and Hyperglycemia in the Hospital Setting Samantha DeMauro-Jablonski and Silvio E. Inzucchi The Future of Diabetes Therapy Graham T. McMahon Diabetes Prevention Prevention of Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus Paolo Pozzilli and Chiara Guglielmi Prevention of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus Edward S. Horton