World Clinics: Diabetology - Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
Diabetes mellitus is a group of metabolic diseases in which a person has high blood sugar, either because the body does not produce enough insulin, or because cells do not respond to the insulin that is produced.
This book is the first volume in the World Clinics: Diabetology series. It provides diabetologists with the most recent developments in the diagnosis and treatment of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus. Beginning with an introduction to dietary management and physical activity, the following sections discuss the advantages and disadvantages of different types of drugs used in the management of diabetes. New drug classes are covered in depth and each article is followed by a comment from the editors highlighting the key features of the topic.
- Provides diabetologists with most recent developments in diagnosis and treatment of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
- Covers numerous different drug types
- New drug classes discussed in depth
- Editors’ comment highlights key points in each article