Medical Management of Type 2 DiabetesBook - 2008
"As type 2 diabetes continues its rise in prevalence worldwide, there is an increasing need to study it and describe successful treatments. There are several options for treatment, including oral medications, diet and lifestyle modification, and insulin therapy. Knowing which method to select and how to apply it relies on several clinical guidelines that are updated every year by the American Diabetes Association. This new edition of Medical Management of Type 2 Diabetes provides care providers with theanswers to their questions about implementing care. All of the contributors are experts in their fields, and they define the disease, including the progressive nature of type 2 diabetes; cardiovascular, microvascular, and neurological complications; caremethodologies for special situations; and behavior change. All guidelines and standards have been updated with the latest developments in research, advances in medications and medical devices, and new understandings of how to effectively work with the patient"--
Featuring a recommended approach to diagnosing and treating patients with Type II diabetes
This clinical book for health care professionals features the mostup-to-date approaches and protocols for diagnosing and treatingpatients with type 2 diabetes.
Over 18 million people are living with diabetes and the majorityhave been diagnosed as type 2—a group particularly at-risk forcardiovascular complications. Health care practitioners will findthis comprehensive resource for type 2 indispensable, providingthe most up-to-date guidelines for diagnosis, treatment, glucose,and cardiovascular disease risk factor control as well as nutritionand exercise. Professionals will find the array of treatmentoptions for all stages of cardiovascular disease particularly useful,as well as the behavior modification strategies.