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Concise, affordable and extremely practical, Practical Diabetes Care, 4th edition offers a wholly clinical approach to diabetes and its treatment. Covering all the practical aspects of all major aspects of Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes, it also includes the very latest in clinical research and trial results. Structured in a problem-orientated way, the book focuses on the areas of maximum anxiety for health-professionals treating patients with diabetes, e.g. hyperglycaemic emergencies, and multiple complications.
Easy to navigate, clear and convenient for when on the wards and in clinic, this is the perfect guide to the practical aspects of caring for patients with diabetes.
About the Author
DAVID LEVY MD FRCP Formerly Consultant Physician, Barts Health NHS Trust, Whipps Cross University Hospital; The London Diabetes Centre, Marylebone, London.
Table of Contents Acknowledgments Introduction Clinical trials and organizations: abbreviations and acronyms
1 Classification, diagnosis and presentation, 1
2 Diabetes emergencies, 25
3 Infections and the diabetic foot, 49
4 Eyes and kidneys, 77
5 Neuropathy, musculoskeletal and skin, 115
6 Diabetes and the cardiovascular system, 141
7 Type 1 diabetes: glycaemic control, 171
8 Type 1 diabetes: technology and transplants, 197
9 Type 2 diabetes: weight loss, exercise and other lifestyle interventions, 217
10 Type 2 diabetes: glycaemic control, 241
11 Hypertension, 315
12 Lipids, 359
13 Clinical aspects of the metabolic syndrome, 387