2. Type 2 Diabetes

  1. Roy Taylor1,2 and
  2. Deborah Batey3

Published Online: 29 MAR 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781119968573.ch2

Handbook of Retinal Screening in Diabetes: Diagnosis and Management, Second Edition

Handbook of Retinal Screening in Diabetes: Diagnosis and Management, Second Edition

How to Cite

Taylor, R. and Batey, D. (2012) Type 2 Diabetes, in Handbook of Retinal Screening in Diabetes: Diagnosis and Management, Second Edition, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781119968573.ch2

Author Information

  1. 1

    Institute of Cellular Medicine, Newcastle University, UK

  2. 2

    The Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK

  3. 3

    Newcastle, West Northumberland & Gateshead Retinal Screening Service, The Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 29 MAR 2012
  2. Published Print: 15 APR 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470658499

Online ISBN: 9781119968573

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Keywords:

  • type 2 diabetes, referred as maturity-onset diabetes;
  • type 2 diabetes, and two processes;
  • overweight, the tendency to diabetes;
  • early diagnosis, and good control;
  • importance of calorie restriction;
  • physical activities, advised;
  • controlling blood glucose, blood pressure, blood lipids;
  • type 2 diabetes, and changing one's lifestyle;
  • complications, as microvascular complications;
  • UKPDS

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