A Practical Guide to Diabetes Mellitus (8th Ed.)


Language: Anglais
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This new edition provides clinicians and trainees with the latest advances in the diagnosis and management of diabetes mellitus.

Beginning with an overview of physiology, epidemiology, pathogenesis and classification, the next chapters discuss related issues such as nutrition, exercise and counselling.

The following sections cover different aspects of the disease including emergency situations, therapeutic agents, and associated disorders including retinopathy, stroke, liver disease, and neuropathy.

The final chapters examine diabetes in specific demographic groups such as in pregnancy, obesity, in the elderly and in childhood and adolescence.

The eighth edition has been fully revised and includes new topics including new anti-diabetic drugs, recent clinical trials, and non-alcoholic fatty liver disease.

The book is highly illustrated with clinical photographs, tables and boxes, and each chapter concludes with MCQs (Multiple Choice Questions) with answers, for self-assessment.

Key points

  • Eighth edition presenting latest advances in diagnosis and management of diabetes
  • Fully revised, with many new topics added
  • Features MCQs with answers for self-assessment
  • Previous edition (9789351528531) published in 2015
  • Physiology
  • Introduction and Overview of Glycemic Disorders
    • PART A: Epidemiology and Pathogenesis
    • PART B: Classification and Approach
  • Practical Medical Nutritional Therapy
  • Exercise
  • Counseling
  • Oral Antidiabetic Agents
  • Parenteral Therapeutic Agents
  • Insulin Therapy—Practical Aspects
  • Gadgets and Glucose Monitoring
  • Peripheral Neuropathy
  • Feet, Foot Care, and Neuroarthropathy
    • PART A: Foot Care and Neuroarthropathy
    • PART B: Wound Care in Patients with Diabetes
  • Therapeutic Footwear
  • Hypertension
  • Nephropathy
  • Macrovascular Complications in Diabetes
    • PART A: Cardiovascular Complications and Dyslipidemia
    • PART B: Stroke and Diabetes
  • Ocular Disease and Retinopathy
  • Diabetes and Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Infections in Diabetes
  • Cutaneous Manifestations of Diabetes Mellitus
  • Hyperglycemic Emergencies
  • Hypoglycemia
  • Pregnancy and Diabetes
  • Diabetes in Childhood and Adolescence
  • Diabetes in the Elderly
  • Secondary Diabetes and Other Specific Types
  • Perioperative Care
  • Obesity with Diabetes
  • Laboratory and Analytical Methods
  • Recent Advances
  • In-hospital Management of Diabetes
  • Integrating Systems 601
    • PART A: Team Approach to the Management of Diabetes
    • PART B: Telehealth - Bridging Distances in Diabetes


Answers to All MCQs
Final Assessment

Professor and Head, Department of Endocrinology, Associate Director

Nitin Kapoor MBBS MD DM ABBM Post-Doctoral Fellowship
Associate Professor, Department of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism

Jachin Velavan MBBS DNB MRCGP
Coordinator, Department of Distance Medical Education

All at Christian Medical College, Vellore, Tamil Nadu, India

Senthil Vasan K MBBS PhD
Post-Doctoral Researcher, University of Oxford, UK