ABC of Diabetes, 5th Edition

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ABC of Diabetes,  5th Edition

eter J. Watkins (Editor), «ABC of Diabetes (ABC)»
BMJ Publishing Group | ISBN 0727916939 | 5 edition (Dec. 15, 2002) | PDF | 1.3 Mb | 100 Pages

The result of insufficient action of insulin is an increase in blood glucose concentration (hyperglycaemia). Many other metabolic abnormalities occur, notably an increase in ketone bodies in the blood when there is a severe lack of insulin. False results may also occur if the patient has been ill recently or has had prolonged bed rest. Gestational diabetes This term embraces the criteria for both diabetes and impaired glucose tolerance when discovered during pregnancy (see page 80). Glucose tolerance tests may also show: Renal glycosuria—this occurs when there is glycosuria but normal blood glucose concentrations; this is a benign condition, only rarely indicating unusual forms of renal disease. Patients are managed at the discretion of the physician.
The ABC of Diabetes comprises a comprehensive view of the practical issues relating to diagnosis and treatment of diabetes together with very practical advice on the management of its complications. The entire emphasis relates to clinical practice.

Text is a practical guide for the management of diabetes and its complications. Discusses the treatment of Type 2 diabetes, insulin treatment, blood glucose monitoring, diabetic complications, cardiovascular disease, and the instability of the Type 1 diabetic patient.

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