Diabetes: Clinical Case Series – II

by Viswanathan Mohan, Ranjit Unnikrishnan

This book focuses on clinical case series of diabetes. Diabetes is a serious condition that causes higher than normal blood sugar levels. Diabetes occurs when your body cannot make or effectively use its own insulin, a hormone made by special cells in the pancreas called islets. This book consists of 20 chapters, which include management of diabetes, judicious use of antidiabetic agents in an obese patient with type 2 diabetes, emerging role of dipeptidyl peptidase-4 inhibitors in the management of type 2 diabetes mellitus, improvement in pancreatic β cell function after early and aggressive treatment with insulin at diagnosis of type 2 diabetes, latent autoimmune diabetes in adults, stress-related diabetes mellitus, gestational diabetes mellitus, management of diabetic ketoacidosis in a patient on hemodialysis, diabetes with renal insufficiency, Charcot foot and ankle, management of a critically ill diabetic patient, reversal of hyperlipidemia after metabolic surgery, Cushing’s syndrome and diabetes, diabetes with moderate nonproliferative diabetic retinopathy and mild diabetic macular edema, unilateral renal agenesis in type 2 diabetes mellitus, and Werner syndrome. The book covers a wide range of case studies in diabetology and each case includes the case history, investigations, differential diagnosis, and references. This book will serve as a useful guide for general physicians as well as postgraduate students and practicing diabetologists and endocrinologists.

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Editor Editor's Affiliation
1. Mohan Viswanathan
Dr. Mohan’s Diabetes Specialities Centre; Madras Diabetes Research Foundation, Chennai 600 086, Tamil Nadu, India
2. Unnikrishnan Ranjit Dr. Mohan’s Diabetes Specialities Centre and Madras Diabetes Research Foundation, Chennai 600 086, Tamil Nadu, India
ISBN 9789352702251
Speciality Endocrinology and Metabolism
DOI 10.5005/jp/books/18108
Edition 1/e
Publishing Year 2018
Pages 180
Book Type Professional

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