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Diabetes: Chronic Complications, 3rd Edition

Kenneth M. Shaw (Editor), Michael H. Cummings (Editor)

ISBN: 978-1-118-36748-3 April 2012 Wiley-Blackwell 352 Pages


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.

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

“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)