Type 2 Diabetes by Anthony BarnettType 2 Diabetes by Anthony Barnett

Type 2 Diabetes

EditorAnthony Barnett

Paperback | November 14, 2012

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Around 250 million people currently suffer from diabetes globally and this number is expected to reach 370 million people within the next 20 years. Fortunately in recent years our understanding of the pathogenesis and management of Type 2 diabetes has increased enormously. Innovative new drugshave been developed and the evidence base for treating diabetes and preventing its complications is now outstanding.This second edition has been fully updated throughout to include all of the latest trial data, including new chapters on pathophysiology, and interpretation of recent clinical trials. This pocketbook is a concise, practical guide to the diagnosis, assessment and management of Type 2 Diabetes aimedat clinicians, GPs and nurse specialists. With contributions from leading diabetes experts, the information in this book is presented in an easy to use format and is supplemented with key figures and tables.
Anthony H. Barnett is Senior Academic/Professor of Medicine at the University of Birmingham and Clinical Director of Diabetes and Endocrinology at the Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust, Birmingham. Prof. Barnett has significant involvement in both undergraduate and postgraduate teaching and was formerly lead for 4th year undergradu...
Title:Type 2 DiabetesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:150 pagesPublished:November 14, 2012Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0199596174

ISBN - 13:9780199596171


Table of Contents

1. Anthony Barnett: Complications and costs of diabetes2. Sarah Steven and Roy Taylor: Pathophysiology of Type 2 Diabetes3. Stefano Del Prato: Interpretation of recent clinical trials concerning tight glycaemic control and vascular risk4. Gayatri Sreemantula, Santosh Shankarnarayan and Jiten Vora: Pharmacotherapy in type 2 diabetes: clinical evidence5. Miles Fisher: Multiple cardiovascular risk intervention6. John P. H. Wilding: Diet, exercise and other lifestyle factors7. Roger Gadsby: Managing glycaemia - current oral agents8. Clifford J. Bailey and Caroline Day: Managing glycaemia: recently introduced and future therapies9. Peter R, Chudleigh R, Owens DR , Barnett A.: Management of type 2 diabetes and Insulin10. Cathy E. Lloyd, Jill Hill, Jackie Webb and Abd A Tahrani: Challenges to good diabetes care