Heart Disease and Diabetes

Paperback | August 3, 2012

EditorMiles Fisher

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Cardiovascular disease is a common cause of morbidity and mortality in people with diabetes, and it is an issue that is becoming increasingly important to both cardiologists and specialists in diabetes. The routine management of patients with diabetes now includes close attention to themethods to control hyperglycaemia that give maximum reduction in cardiovascular events. This pocketbook details the complications that diabetes presents in relation to heart disease, introduces the reader to various risk factors and discusses the possible treatments that can be explored. This second edition has also been updated throughout to include new trial data, new drugs andupdates on treatment of diabetes in heart failure patients. The information in this book is presented in an easy to use format, and supplemented with key figures, tables and summarized research findings.

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Cardiovascular disease is a common cause of morbidity and mortality in people with diabetes, and it is an issue that is becoming increasingly important to both cardiologists and specialists in diabetes. The routine management of patients with diabetes now includes close attention to themethods to control hyperglycaemia that give maximu...

Miles Fisher graduated from Glasgow University in 1979. He worked as a research fellow in the Department of Diabetes in Gartnavel General Hospital in the 1980s, where his interests were diabetes and the heart, and hypoglycaemia. He received his MD in 1988 for his thesis on 'Evidence for a diabetic cardiopathy.' From 1992-2001 he was ...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:176 pages, 7.09 × 3.94 × 0.07 inPublished:August 3, 2012Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199604568

ISBN - 13:9780199604562

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1. Miles Fisher: Introduction, epidemiology, and cardiovascular risk factors2. Miles Fisher: Hyperglycaemia and weight management3. Miles Fisher: Diabetic dyslipidaemia4. Miles Fisher: Hypertension in diabetes5. Adil Rajwani and Stephen Wheatcroft: Coronary heart disease in diabetes6. Matthew Kahn and Stephen Wheatcroft: Acute coronary syndromes in diabetes7. Stephen Wheatcroft: Coronary revascularization in the patient with diabetes8. Miles Fisher: Chronic heart failure in diabetes9. Miles Fisher: Other vascular disease in diabetes10. Miles Fisher: Diabetic nephropathy11. Miles Fisher: Diabetic autonomic neuropathy and sudden death in diabetes12. Ailsa Brown, Joyce Craig and Ken Paterson: Health economic aspects of treating cardiovascular disease in diabetes