Diabetes in Clinical Practice: Questions and Answers from Case Studies

Diabetes in Clinical Practice: Questions and Answers from Case Studies

Author(s): Professor N. Katsilambros, E. Diakoumopoulou, I. Ioannidis, S. Liatis, K. Makrilakis, N. Tentolouris, P. Tsapogas

Published Online: 5 DEC 2006

Print ISBN: 9780470035221

Online ISBN: 9780470059142

DOI: 10.1002/9780470059142

About this Book

Dealing with all the aspects of diabetes in clinical practice, this book offers a comprehensive, easy-to-use guide to help healthcare professionals achieve their target of optimal management and treatment of their patients. Diabetes in Clinical Practice: Questions and Answers from Case Studies is presented in the form of questions concerning diabetes diagnosis, management and therapy based on real-life case studies. Each question is answered in a clear, easy to follow style.

The authors begin with general questions regarding diabetes, its pathophysiology and diagnostic tests. They then cover all the major complications that can arise in a patient with poorly controlled diabetes. The authors also discuss special groups, such as adolescents and the elderly. The book features useful information for patients and their healthcare professionals on daily activities such as exercise, nutrition, driving, travelling and sick day rules.  

Diabetes in Clinical Practice: Questions and Answers from Case Studies is an indispensable resource for all members of the diabetes team, in primary and secondary care: physicians, diabetes specialist nurses, diabetes educators, dieticians, podiatrists, endocrinologists and postgraduate medical students.

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