This handbook provides a practical, concise guide to the management of type 2 diabetes and its related conditions. It focuses on the practical management of glucose intolerance starting with nonpharmacologic techniques, such as improving dietary and excercise habits, to the various pharmacologic regimens utilized in patients with type 2 diabetes. In addition, this text explains and describes the efficacy, safety, and prescribing information for all of the oral antidiabetic agents that are now available in the United States. Current prescribing guidelines for rosiglitazone and piaglitazone are included, along with information about the various insulin therapy regimens and agents. Practical information is also provided on how to follow the standards of care presented by the American Diabetes Association, stressing the importance of overall diabetes control. Information is included on analyzing home glucose monitoring results, as well as the amounts and times of home glucose testing.
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Steven V. Edelman, MD, is Associate Professor of Medicine in the Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism at the UCSD and VA Medical Centers in San Diego. Robert R. Henry, MD is Professor of Medicine in the Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism at the San Diego VA Medical Center.
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Book Description Professional Communications, 2001. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M1884735622