Item description for The Year in Diabetes 2004 (Year in Diabetes) by Simon Page...
A global health problem, diabetes is expected to be one of the 21st century's biggest medical challenges. The disease currently effects one in fifty and the number of people who eventually develop diabetes worldwide is likely to keep rising. Now, more than ever, it is essential for doctors to keep up to date with developments in this field. The Year in Diabetes 2004 provides expert comment on the most important papers published over the past 12 months, offering an up-to-the-minute summary of recent research findings. The editors have selected articles that have a direct bearing on clinical practice. The book contains a number of highlights: " Discussion of the pitfalls of traditional long-acting insulins and the issues solved by the introduction of insulin glargine " Coverage of LADA, MODY, and type 2 diabetes in children in addition to traditional causes of secondary diabetes such as Cushing's, chronic pancreatitis, and others " Exploration of the evidence proving the possibility of preventing type 2 diabetes with simple lifestyle changes " Examination of traditional therapies validated by evidence-based medicine, such as using maggots to clean infected wounds and plaster casts to heal neuropathic ulcers There is no way the average busy practitioner can keep up with the latest literature on their own. With nearly 150 articles covering every aspect of practical diabetology, this book guides you through the jungle of new information.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.4" Width: 6.16" Height: 1.09" Weight: 2.04 lbs.
Release Date Mar 5, 2004
Publisher Informa HealthCare
ISBN 1904392202 ISBN13 9781904392200