Diabetes: Chronic Complications

Diabetes: Chronic Complications

Editor(s): Kenneth M. Shaw, Michael H. Cummings

Published Online: 4 MAY 2006

Print ISBN: 9780470865798

Online ISBN: 9780470865811

DOI: 10.1002/0470865814

About this Book

Diabetes is one of the leading causes of morbidity and mortality worldwide. Major complications include nephropathy, neuropathy, retinopathy and heart disease, which affect thousands of diabetics every year. The prevention and treatment of such complications encompass pharmacological, surgical and educational approaches, all of which need to be coordinated for optimal management of people with diabetes.

This user-friendly new edition of Diabetes - Chronic Complications (previously called Diabetic Complications) has been completely revised and updated to reflect the rapid developments currently taking place in the field. Each chapter describes the epidemiology, aetiology and management of a particular complication and discusses the organisation and delivery of care.

  • Includes all the major chronic complications of diabetes
  • Presents a practical approach to the treatment of diabetes complications
  • Written by world's leading experts in the field
  • Features algorithms for screening and treatment of diabetes complications

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