Chapter 2. Type 2 Diabetes

  1. Roy Taylor

Published Online: 19 JUN 2006

DOI: 10.1002/0470028858.ch2

Handbook of Retinal Screening in Diabetes

Handbook of Retinal Screening in Diabetes

How to Cite

Taylor, R. (2006) Type 2 Diabetes, in Handbook of Retinal Screening in Diabetes, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/0470028858.ch2

Author Information

  1. Department of Diabetes and Metabolism, The Medical School, University of Newcastle upon Tyne and Newcastle Diabetes Centre, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 19 JUN 2006
  2. Published Print: 31 MAR 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470028827

Online ISBN: 9780470028858

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Keywords:

  • type 2 diabetes;
  • maturity onset diabetes (or non-insulin dependent diabetes);
  • type 2 diabetes management;
  • living with type 2 diabetes;
  • blood glucose and urine testing;
  • high blood glucose levels;
  • UK Prospective Diabetes Study (UKPDS);
  • effect of lifestyle and obesity

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • What causes type 2 diabetes?

  • Who gets type 2 diabetes?

  • How does it present?

  • Management

  • Complications

  • History

  • Further reading

  • Fact file