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Diabetes: Chronic Complications, 3rd Edition

ISBN: 978-0-470-65618-1
352 pages
April 2012, Wiley-Blackwell
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This edition of Diabetes: Chronic Complications provides both the experienced and trainee endocrinologist with easy-to-read, up-to-date practical guidance on the management of the many complications that can result from the onset of diabetes, such as kidney failure, cardiovascular disease, retinal failure, and cerebrovascular disease. Reflecting the rapid developments currently taking place in the field, the second edition introduces  a brand-new section on liver complications in diabetes, additional material on mental health complications in the section on diabetes and the brain, coverage of  dyslipidaemia and hypertension in the section on diabetes and the heart, five MCQ's in each section to help improve clinical skills, and a case study and key points summary box in every chapter.
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Table of Contents

Contributors, vii

Preface to Third Edition, ix

1 Diabetes and the Eye, 1
Kevin Shotliff and Nigel Davies

2 Diabetic Chronic Kidney Disease, 34
Richard J MacIsaac, George Jerums and Gerald F Watts

3 Diabetes and the Liver, 67
Lisa Jones and Anna Mae Diehl

4 Diabetes and the Gastrointestinal Tract, 83
Zeeshan Ramzan and Henry P Parkman

5 Diabetes and Foot Disease, 101
Kate Marsden, Sharon Tuck and Darryl Meeking

6 Diabetes and Autonomic Neuropathy, 119
Andrew F Macleod

7 Diabetes and Sexual Health, 141
Michael H Cummings

8 Diabetes and the Heart, 165
Miles Fisher and Kenneth M Shaw

9 Diabetes and the Brain, 190
Iain Cranston

10 Diabetes and Mental Health, 214
David P Osborn and Richard IG Holt

11 Musculoskeletal Complications of Diabetes Mellitus, 239
Stratos Christianakis, Minh Chau Nguyen and Richard S Panush

12 Diabetes and Oral Health, 252
Philip M Preshaw

13 Diabetes and the Skin, 273
Hywel L Cooper, Amita Bansal and Adam E Haworth

14 Diabetes and Cancer, 294
Steven S Coughlin and Edward L Giovannucci

Multiple Choice Questions, 306

Answers, 318

Index, 327

Colour plate section is found facing page 244

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Author Information

Professor Kenneth M. Shaw MA (CANTAB) MD FRCP. Professor Shaw is Honorary Consultant Physician, specialising in general medicine, diabetes, endocrinology and metabolism; based at Queen Alexandra Hospital, Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust and Emeritus Professor of Medicine, University of Portsmouth. Professor Shaw leads an internationally recognised and award winning, multidisciplinary, professional diabetes team in Portsmouth. Professor Shaw is an Alumna of the University of Cambridge, UK and a Scientific Fellow of the Zoological Society of London. Professor Shaw is Editor-in-Chief of the Wiley journal, Practical Diabetes International and has authored over 200 publications.  He is also Chairman of the Professional Support and Development Committee for Diabetes UK.

Michael H. Cummings MD, FRCP Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust & University of Portsmouth. Professor Cummings was appointed as Consultant in Diabetes and Endocrinology at Queen Alexandra Hospital in 1996. He is also Honorary Professor in Diabetes and Endocrinology at Portsmouth University. Professor Cummings has 44 articles listed on PubMed.

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“Overall, the book offers an excellent reference resource or quick overview of management for common diabetes complications. It is a concise and practical resource for all diabetes specialists, specialist nurses and general practitioners with a specialist interest in diabetes, and is an excellent addition to the current literature.”  (Practical Diabetes, 1 September 2012)

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