Essentials of Diabetes Medicine
About the Book
Essentials in Diabetes Medicine serves as an essential resource for medical students, medical professionals, patients, and caregivers. Leslie Bahn Kawa, a Papua New Guinean physician working as a consultant in acute and general internal medicine, highlights the soaring health and human costs tied to the increasing prevalence of diabetes. He presents the academic and the clinical management aspects of diabetes for students and the front-end healthcare practitioners. In addition, he identifies appropriate policies and legislation that could help mitigate the crisis. The book provides: • clear information on diabetes, including its pathology, diagnosis, classification, and management; • insights on its complications and the comorbidities in contemporary practice; • and information on how to prevent diabetes and manage overt diabetes. The author notes that dieting, exercise, and pharmacotherapies remain the three pillars of diabetes management. In fact, randomized clinical trials show that diabetes is preventable among high-risk groups of different populations in different geographies by focusing on those three things. Get valuable information on diabetes and an array of perspectives on how to manage the disease depending on an individual’s lifestyle, so patients can continue to enjoy life to the fullest.