A clinically-focused handbook that provides an overview of the different types of insulin, delivery methods, emerging treatments, and cutting-age devices. The aim of the handbook is to discuss insulin treatment strategies that can improve glucose control, enhance patient adherence, and minimize adverse effects and disease-related complications. Concise scope and size is ideal for busy healthcare professionals that regularly encounter patients with diabetes and require an up-to-date snapshot of advances in diabetes care.
Publisher: Springer International Publishing AG
Number of pages: 209
Weight: 2738 g
Dimensions: 203 x 127 x 13 mm
Edition: 1st ed. 2016
"This is a compilation of currently available diabetes treatment regimens. It includes an overview of the history of insulin, classifications, and current therapies, as well as products in the pipeline. It also delves into treatment of type 1 and type 2 diabetes using insulin management. ... The book could be useful to all healthcare professionals who work with these patients as well as new students beginning their rotations in direct patient care." (Amy Hess-Fischl, Doody's Book Reviews, December, 2016)