Chapter 1. Diagnosis and Classification

  1. Peter J. Watkins1,
  2. Stephanie A. Amiel2,
  3. Simon L. Howell3 and
  4. Eileen Turner4

Published Online: 30 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470760277.ch1

Diabetes and its Management, Sixth Edition

Diabetes and its Management, Sixth Edition

How to Cite

Watkins, P. J., Amiel, S. A., Howell, S. L. and Turner, E. (2003) Diagnosis and Classification, in Diabetes and its Management, Sixth Edition, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470760277.ch1

Author Information

  1. 1

    King's College Hospital, London

  2. 2

    King's College, London

  3. 3

    King's College, London

  4. 4

    King's College Hospital, London

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 JAN 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2003

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405107259

Online ISBN: 9780470760277

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Keywords:

  • diabetes;
  • hypoglycaemic agents;
  • diagnosis;
  • coronary artery disease;
  • blood glucose

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Summary

  • Background

  • Definition

  • Diagnosis of Diabetes

  • Glucose Tolerance Test

  • Classification

  • Secondary Diabetes, Special Syndromes and Related Endocrine Disease

  • Endocrine Causes of Diabetes

  • Drugs Provoking Hyperglycaemia (Box 1.4)

  • Other Autoimmune and Endocrine Diseases Associated with Diabetes

  • Hypopituitarism and Diabetes