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Diabetes Management in Primary Care



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Diabetes Management in Primary Care by Jeff Unger, M.D.
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This book offers primary care physicians evidence-based guidelines for evaluating and treating all patients with diabetes. It covers all aspects of outpatient and hospital-based diabetes care for all age groups, and includes behavioral interventions for enhancing patient adherence. The coverage includes fine-tuning glycemic management with computerized self-blood glucose monitoring software, evaluating and treating patients with metabolic syndrome and polycystic ovary syndrome, managing mental illness in patients with diabetes, and prevention of microvascular and macrovascular complications. The book discusses newer insulin therapy protocols, insulin delivery devices such as pumps, pens, and inhaled insulin, and novel pharmacotherapies including incretin mimetics and DPP-IV inhibitors.

Table of Contents

Introduction to Diabetes Diagnosing and Managing the Metabolic Syndrome Polycystic Ovary Syndrome Managing Type 2 Diabetes in Adults Physiologic Insulin Replacement Therapy Insulin Pump Therapy Assessing Glycemic Control Using Home Blood Glucose Monitoring, Continuous Glucose Sensing, and A1C Testing Management of Diabetes in Pregnancy, Childhood, and Adolescence Lifestyle Interventions for Patients with Diabetes Managing Diabetes in the Hospitalized Patient Screening, Diagnosis, and Management of Diabetes-related Complications Amylin, Glucagon-like Peptide-1 Receptor Agonists, and Dipeptidyl Peptidase IV (DPP-IV) Inhibitors as Novel Treatments for Diabetes Managing Mental Illness in Patients with Diabetes
Release date NZ
October 15th, 2006
Country of Publication
United States
Lippincott Williams and Wilkins
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