Diabetes Management in Primary Care, Paperback by Unger, Jeff, M.D.; Schwartz…

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Diabetes Management in Primary Care, Paperback by Unger, Jeff, Schwartz, Zachary (EDT), ISBN 1451142951, ISBN-13 9781451142952, Brand New, Free shipping in the US

Unger (family medicine, Loma Linda U.), who has diabetes, and Schwartz present an evidence-based guide for primary care physicians, residents, and medical students to managing patients with diabetes in outpatient settings. They discusses prediabetes; lifestyle interventions; the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of microvascular complications like diabetic neuropathy and diabetic retinopathy; the association between diabetes and cardiovascular disease; managing commonly associated disorders, such as peripheral arterial disease and Parkinson’s disease, as well as mental illness; type 1 and 2 diabetes management; insulin initiation and intensification; and insulin pumping and the use of continuous glucose sensors. This edition has American Diabetes Association/International Diabetes Federation screening algorithms; discussion of new agents for type 2 diabetes, including new long acting basal insulin and incretin mimetics and drugs in research and development; answers to patient questions; discussion of cultural competency, the politics of diabetes management in the US, the relationship between obesity, sleep disorders, and diabetes, and between cancer and diabetes; updated guidelines for the diagnosis and management of polycystic ovary syndrome; and forms. Online access to a companion website with a searchable text is provided. Annotation ©2013 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR ()

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