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A Practical Guide to Diabetes Mellitus

Nihal Thomas Nitin Kapoor Jachin Velavan Senthil Vasan K

698 pages
Jaypee Bros Medical Pub Pvt Ltd

This new edition provides clinicians and trainees with the latest advances in the diagnosis and management of diabetes mellitus.

Beginning with an overview of physiology, epidemiology, pathogenesis and classification, the next chapters discuss related issues such as nutrition, exercise and counselling.

The following sections cover different aspects of the disease including emergency situations, therapeutic agents, and associated disorders including retinopathy, stroke, liver disease, and neuropathy.

The final chapters examine diabetes in specific demographic groups such as in pregnancy, obesity, in the elderly and in childhood and adolescence.

The eighth edition has been fully revised and includes new topics including new anti-diabetic drugs, recent clinical trials, and non-alcoholic fatty liver disease.

The book is highly illustrated with clinical photographs, tables and boxes, and each chapter concludes with MCQs (Multiple Choice Questions) with answers, for self-assessment.

Key points

  • Eighth edition presenting latest advances in diagnosis and management of diabetes
  • Fully revised, with many new topics added
  • Features MCQs with answers for self-assessment
  • Previous edition (9789351528531) published in 2015
Author Bio

Professor and Head, Department of Endocrinology, Associate Director

Nitin Kapoor MBBS MD DM ABBM Post-Doctoral Fellowship
Associate Professor, Department of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism

Jachin Velavan MBBS DNB MRCGP
Coordinator, Department of Distance Medical Education

All at Christian Medical College, Vellore, Tamil Nadu, India

Senthil Vasan K MBBS PhD
Post-Doctoral Researcher, University of Oxford, UK