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Optimizing Diabetes Care for the Practitioner by Irl B Hirsch
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This portable, practical, and affordable handbook provides point-of-care endocrinologists, primary care physicians, pediatricians, and nurse practitioners with specific guidelines for day-to-day management of the diabetes patient. The book covers both Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes and presents succinct and current recommendations for diagnosis, treatment, and prevention and management of complications. The authors describe practical approaches to pharmacological therapy and optimal management of insulin therapy. Chapters present evidence-based recommendations on screening for diabetic complications and preventive treatments for complications. Discussions of gender-specific complications and complications during adolescence are included

Table of Contents

Defining the Issue: Why Focus on Diabetes Care?, 1 Age and Ethnicity, 1 Costs of Diabetes, 3 Avoidable Complications of Diabetes, 3 Future Predictions if No Intervention, 4 Diagnosis, 5 Criteria for Diagnosis, 5 Type 1 Diabetes, 5 Atypical Diabetes, 8 Pancreatic Diabetes, 8 Type 2 Diabetes, 9 Maturity-Onset Diabetes of theYoung (MODY) 9 Latent Autoimmune Diabetes of Adults and Type 1.5 Diabetes, 10 Type 3 Diabetes and Lipodystrophic Diabetes, 11 Getting Started in the Office, 13 Self-Blood Glucose Monitoring, 13 Nutrition, 15 Physical Activity, 16 Hypoglycemia, 17 Ketones, 17 Goal Setting, 18 Sick Day Management, 18 Nonpharmacologic Therapies, 20 Medical Nutrition Therapy, 20 Exercise, 24 Pharmacologic Therapy, 28 Part 1: The Oral Agents, 28 Insulin Secretagogues, 30 Insulin Sensitizers, 31 a-Glucosidase Inhibitors, 34 Part 2: Insulin Therapy, 36 Nomenclature, 36 Part 3: Supplements and Alternative Therapies for the Treatment of Diabetes . 46 Select Micronutrients in Diabetes Management, 46 Products that May Treat the Complications of Diabetes, 50 Summary, 52 Acute Complications of Diabetes Mellitus, 53 Hyperglycemic Hyperosmolar Syndrome, 53 Diabetic Ketoacidosis, 59 Diabetes Mellitus Is Associated with Many Endocrinopathies, 63 Medications Resulting in Hyperglycemia, 64 Severe Hypoglycemia, 65 Microvascular and Neuropathic Complications, 67 Mechanism of Microvascular Complications, 67 Diabetic Retinopathy, 68 Diabetic Nephropathy, 69 Neuropathy, 73 Macrovascular Complications, 77 Long-Term Mortality Comparisons, 77 Risk Factors for CVD in the Diabetic, 79 Psychosocial Issues, 86 Barriers to Self-Care, 86 Stages of Diabetes, 87 Behavioral Issues, 90 Identification and Treatment of Common Psychologic Disorders in Diabetes, 90 Psychoeducational Intervention, 92 Women and Diabetes, 93 Adolescence, 93 Reproductive Years, 96 Menopause, 100 Men and Diabetes, 102 Puberty, 102 Young Adulthood, 102 Male Reproduction, 103 Prevention of Diabetes, 106 Lifestyle Modification, 106 Medications, 107 Specific Behaviors, 108 The Future of Diabetes Care, 110 New Medications for the Treatment of Hyperglycemia, 110 New Technologies for the Treatment of Hyperglycemia, 111 New Technologies for Home Blood Glucose Monitoring Data Management, 111 New Medications for the Treatment of Complications, 112 Islet Cell Transplants, 112 Appendix. Diabetes and You: Basic Information for Patients Coping with Diabetes, 113 Part I: Diagnosis and Maintenance, 115 Part II: Diet and Nutrition, 141 Part III: Diabetes and Its Effect on Your Body, 157 Part IV: Diabetes and Your Well-Being, 167 Subject Index,171
Release date NZ
June 1st, 2003
Country of Publication
United States
40 illustrations
Lippincott Williams and Wilkins
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