A Practical Guide to Diabetes Mellitus
Nihal Thomas
  • ISBN : 9789352701650
  • year : 2018
  • language : English
  • binding : Softcover
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This new edition provides clinicians and trainees with the latest advances in the diagnosis and management of diabetes mellitus. Beginning with an overview of physiology, epidemiology, pathogenesis and classification, the next chapters discuss related issues such as nutrition, exercise and counselling. The following sections cover different aspects of the disease including emergency situations, therapeutic agents, and associated disorders including retinopathy, stroke, liver disease, and neuropathy. The final chapters examine diabetes in specific demographic groups such as in pregnancy, obesity, in the elderly and in childhood and adolescence. The eighth edition has been fully revised and includes new topics including new anti-diabetic drugs, recent clinical trials, and non-alcoholic fatty liver disease. The book is highly illustrated with clinical photographs, tables and boxes, and each chapter concludes with MCQs (Multiple Choice Questions) with answers, for self-assessment. Key points Eighth edition presenting latest advances in diagnosis and management of diabetes Fully revised, with many new topics added Features MCQs with answers for self-assessment Previous edition (9789351528531) published in 2015