Chapter 25. Monitoring Diabetes

  1. Richard I. G. Holt MA, MB BChir, PhD, FRCP, FHEA Professor in Diabetes & Endocrinology2,
  2. Clive S. Cockram MB BS, BSc, MD (Lond), FRCP, FRACP, FHKAM (Med) Emeritus Professor of Medicine3,
  3. Allan Flyvbjerg MD, DMSc Professor of Clinical Endocrinology Chair4 and
  4. Barry J. Goldstein MD, PhD, FACP, FACE Therapeutic Area Head Vice President5
  1. Andrew J. Farmer DM, FRCGP Lecturer

Published Online: 9 JUL 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9781444324808.ch25

Textbook of Diabetes, Fourth Edition

Textbook of Diabetes, Fourth Edition

How to Cite

Farmer, A. J. (2010) Monitoring Diabetes, in Textbook of Diabetes, Fourth Edition (eds R. I. G. Holt, C. S. Cockram, A. Flyvbjerg and B. J. Goldstein), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444324808.ch25

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Developmental Origins of Health and Disease Division, University of Southampton School of Medicine, Southampton, UK

  2. 3

    Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, People's Republic of China

  3. 4

    Department of Endocrinology and Internal Medicine, The Medical Research Laboratories, Aarhus University Hospital – Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark

  4. 5

    Clinical Research, Metabolism Merck Research Laboratories Rahway, NJ, USA

Author Information

  1. Department of Primary Health Care, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 9 JUL 2010
  2. Published Print: 9 JUL 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405191814

Online ISBN: 9781444324808

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Keywords:

  • Tests and their characteristics;
  • Diabetes Control and Complications Trial/UK Prospective Diabetes Study (DCCT/UKPDS);
  • American Diabetes Association (ADA);
  • estimated average glucose measurement (eAG);
  • Monitoring in clinical practice;
  • Self - monitoring of blood glucose (SMBG);
  • Monitoring diabetes in a hospital setting

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Why monitor?

  • Tests and their characteristics

  • Monitoring in clinical practice

  • The future

  • Conclusions

  • References