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.
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