SECTION 1 : Basics
|Diagnosis of diabetes
|Diagnosis of impaired glucose tolerance
|Initiating therapy for Type 2 diabetes
|Initiating insulin for Type 2 diabetes
|Initiating insulin for Type 1 diabetes
|Managing diabetic ketoacidosis
SECTION 2 : Exercises in managing diabetes
|The clinical problem
|Can Metformin be continued?
|Will you prescribe a Thiazolidinedione here?
|Does this boy need insulin three times a day?
|Does this woman need insulin three times a day?
|Insulin infusion or subcutaneous sliding scale insulin?
|A man with diabetes and normal fasting plasma glucose
SECTION 3 : An example of managing a patient with diabetes
Mr Allen, 48 years old, comes to the clinic for a medical check up. He feels well. His physical examination is normal except that he is overweight with a body mass index of 27. It comes as a surprise to him when he learns that his fasting plasma glucose and two-hour postprandial plasma glucose are both high. READ ON ....
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