The Handbook of Diabetes contains a wealth of clinical wisdom against a backdrop of clinical science that will be of help to all members of the diabetes care team. This edition is extensively revised and completely rewritten and offers a concise and accessible account of key issues in this important area. It draws on material in the second edition of the Textbook of Diabetes, which won top prize in its category in both the BMA Medical Book Competition and the Royal Society of Medicine Book Awards and was also the BMA Medical Book of the Year, 1997.
This edition now reflects the Latest information and current thinking on the following:
• diabetes classification;
• impact of the UKPDS;
• recent developments in the management of diabetes, including a guide to the range of new drugs that have been launched recently.
The design and layout of the book have also been completely rethought, to make the information even more accessible. A plethora of colour illustrations, legends and accompanying text provide a didactic combination for aft members of the diabetes care team.