Chapter 26. Drug Therapy: Special Considerations in Diabetes

  1. Richard I. G. Holt MA, MB BChir, PhD, FRCP, FHEA Professor in Diabetes & Endocrinology3,
  2. Clive S. Cockram MB BS, BSc, MD (Lond), FRCP, FRACP, FHKAM (Med) Emeritus Professor of Medicine4,
  3. Allan Flyvbjerg MD, DMSc Professor of Clinical Endocrinology Chair5 and
  4. Barry J. Goldstein MD, PhD, FACP, FACE Therapeutic Area Head Vice President6
  1. Bernard M. Y. Cheung MD, PhD Chair1 and
  2. Robin E. Ferner MSc, MD, FRCP Professor1,2

Published Online: 9 JUL 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9781444324808.ch26

Textbook of Diabetes, Fourth Edition

Textbook of Diabetes, Fourth Edition

How to Cite

Cheung, B. M. Y. and Ferner, R. E. (2010) Drug Therapy: Special Considerations in 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.ch26

Editor Information

  1. 3

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

  2. 4

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

  3. 5

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

  4. 6

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

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Clinical Pharmacology, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK

  2. 2

    West Midlands Centre for Adverse Drug Reactions, City Hospital, Birmingham, 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:

  • Drugs that raise blood glucose concentrations;
  • Drugs that lower blood glucose concentration;
  • UK Prospective Diabetes Study (UKPDS);
  • Drug interactions that affect blood glucose concentrations;
  • Hazards of general drugs when used in patients with diabetes;
  • Antihypertensive and Lipid - Lowering Treatment to Prevent Heart Attack Trial (ALLHAT);
  • Special precautions in diabetic complications;
  • Drug interference with monitoring of diabetic control

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Drugs that raise blood glucose concentrations

  • Drugs that lower blood glucose concentration

  • Drug interactions that affect blood glucose concentrations

  • Hazards of general drugs when used in patients with diabetes

  • Special precautions in diabetic complications

  • Drug interference with monitoring of diabetic control

  • Conclusions

  • References