Provides how-to guidelines for inpatient and outpatient insulin therapy in children and adults and during pregnancy and in hyperglycemic emergencies.
Evaluating strategies for the management of types 1 and 2 diabetes, this reference explores the pharmacokinetics of insulin and insulin programs as well as the latest glucose self-monitoring equipment and assessment strategies to achieve optimal glycemic control and reduce the occurrence of complications including retinopathy, neuropathy, nephropathy, and cardiovascular disease.
Describes current treatment procedures and goals of therapy for patients with diabetes mellitus as summarized by the American Diabetes Association.
Insulin Therapy stresses
the need for analogs that mimic normal patterns of physiological insulin delivery
the design of individualized nutritional goals and meal plans to improve metabolic control
new approaches for insulin replacement in children and adolescents
the importance of blood glucose management for hospitalized patients
means to avoid hypoglycemia
the etiology and pathogenesis of types 1 and 2 diabetes
novel methods to achieve and maintain normoglycemia throughout pregnancy
treatment of hyperglycemic emergencies such as ketoacidosis and nonketotic hyperosmolar syndrome
insulin pump therapy in children and adults
Offering guidelines for the formulation of specialized patient care programs, Insulin Therapy is a much-needed guide for endocrinologists, family practice physicians, internists, pediatricians, pharmacologists, nutritionists, physiologists, dietitians, cardiologists, pathologists, epidemiologists, obesity specialists, and medical school students in these disciplines.
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Rationale for and Strategies to Achieve Glycemic Control
A very timely book….useful in any diabetes clinical and for all physicians treating diabetic patients of any age.
"-Journal of Pediatric Endocrinology & Metabolism