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Beyond Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus

Vishal Gupta

450 pages
Jaypee Bros Medical Pub Pvt Ltd

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 a comprehensive guide to the management of Type 2 diabetes mellitus, with a focus on associated disorders and comorbidities.

Beginning with an explanation of hyperglycaemia, Type 2 diabetes, and pathophysiology, the following chapters cover associated cardiovascular, renal, oncological, and autoimmune system disorders.

The book concludes with discussion on management of Type 2 diabetes in special situations such as during Ramadan and in patients with liver disease, and optimisation of risk factors.

Key points

  • Comprehensive guide to management of Type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • Focus on associated disorders and comorbidities
  • Discusses management of Type 2 diabetes during Ramadan and in patients with liver disease
  • Includes clinical images and figures to enhance text
Author Bio

Vishal Gupta MD MRCP
Consultant Endocrinologist and Metabolic Physician, Director, VG-ADVANTAGE Diabetes Thyroid & Endocrine Centre; Honorary Consultant, Breach Candy Hospital, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India