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Practical Management of Diabetes, 2nd Edition

ISBN: 978-81-7179-944-2
347 pages
November 2002, Wiley-Blackwell
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Familiarizes and acquaints all doctors and even patients with diabetes milletus and its various manifestations. Contains chapters on type 1 and 2 diabetes and antioxidants. Highlights diabetes complications and management.
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Table of Contents

1. Management Strategy in the New Millennium.

2. Gravity of the Problem.

3. Definition, Diagnosis and Classification.

4. Type I Diabetes.

5. Type 2 Diabetes.

6. Initial Evaluation.

7. Assessing the Glycemic Control.

8. Diet Therapy.

9. Antioxidants.

10. Exercise.

11. Oral Antidiabetic Drugs.

12. Insulin Therapy.

13. Herbal Medicines in Diabetes.

14. Complications and Prevention.

15. Infections.

16. Hypoglycemia.

17. Ketoacidosis.

18. Retinopathy.

19. Nephropathy.

20. Neuropathy.

21. Sexual Dysfunction.

22. The Diabetic Foot.

23. Hypertension.

24. Coronary Artery Disease.

25. Stroke.

26. Peripheral Vascular Disease.

27. Special problems in Diabetes.

28. Pregnancy and Diabetes.

29. Surgery in Diabetes.

30. Obesity.

31. Syndrome ‘X’.

32. Lipid Disorders.

33. Patient Education.

34. Recent Advances.


1. Abbreviations.

2. Height and Weight Chart.

3. Symptoms of Diabetes.

4. Calorie Values of Common Foods.

5. Calorie Values of Foodstuffs.

6. Diabetes Related Organisations.

7. Symptoms and Prevention of Hypoglycemia.

8. Guidelines for Storing Insulin.

9. Injection Technique for Insulins.

10. Insulin Mixing Techniques.

11. Leg Exercises for Diabetes.

12. Foot care for Diabetes.


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Author Information

Shared Pendsey is a pioneer diabetologist of Central India. He specialised in diabetology from Germany, Croatia and UK, has several research publications and has been a regular faculty at National and International levels. He is the recipient of many prestigious National and International awards. He has been the All India President of Research Society for Study of Diabetes in India. Dr. Pendsey has established DREAM Trust which provides free insulin to the needy. He is actively involved in clinical research in diabetes and has one of the largest series on diabetic foot in India; he is member of the International Working Group on Diabetic Foot.
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"Very comprehensive book on diabetes."
Prof. Z. Meteko

"I appreciate the hard work put into bringing out such a useful boo."
 —Dr. Ramachandran

"This book is an excellent work on diabetes; it will become a landmark."
Dr. V. Mohan

"Wonderful document on diabetes; it will be a milestone."
Prof. Ashok Kumar Das

"Highly informative and educative; it is a pioneering landmark."
Dr. Hasmukh C. Mahta

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