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The Evidence Base For Diabetes Care
Second edition
edited by William H. Herman

The Evidence Base for Diabetes Care provides treatment recommendations based on the latest research and ensure patients with diabetes receive the best possible care.

Designed to be user-friendly, the evidence is displayed in clear tables with accompanying critiques including grading of evidence where appropriate. As well as summarizing the current evidence available for diabetes prevention and care, the contributors highlight areas where evidence is lacking and where studies are underway.


List of Contributors

  1. The evidence base for diabetes care

Part 1: Evidence-based definition and classification

  1. Classification of diabetes
  2. Commentary on the classification and diagnosis of diabetes

Part 2: Primary and primordial prevention and early detection

  1. Prevention of type 1 diabetes
  2. Prevention of type 2 and gestational diabetes
  3. The evidence to screen for type 2 diabetes

Part 3: Prevention of complications

  1. The effectiveness of interventions aimed at weight loss and other effects of diet and physical activity in achieving control of diabetes and preventing its complications
  2. What is the evidence that changing tobacco use reduces the incidence of diabetic complications?
  3. Does intensive glycaemic management reduce morbidity and mortality in type 1 diabetes?
  4. Does intensive glycaemic management reduce morbidity and mortality in type 2 diabetes?
  5. Glycaemic control and other interventions in the treatment of gestational diabetes
  6. Antihypertensive therapy to prevent the cardiovascular complications of diabetes mellitus
  7. Does treating hyperlipidaemia with medication prevent complications?
  8. Other cardiovascular risk factors
  9. Prevention of the consequences of diabetes – a commentary

Part 4:Treatment of established complications

  1. Treatment of diabetic retinopathy
  2. Prevention and treatment of diabetic nephropathy: the role of blood pressure lowering
  3. Treatment of established complications: periodontal disease
  4. Treatment of diabetic neuropathy
  5. Treatment of erectile dysfunction
  6. Cardiac complications and management
  7. The treatment of established complications: cerebrovascular disease The management of peripheral
  8. arterial disease in patients with type 2 diabetes
  9. Epidemiology of foot ulcers and amputations in people with diabetes: evidence for prevention

Part 5: Self-management, healthcare organization and public policy

  1. What is the evidence that increasing engagement of individuals in self-management improves the processes and outcomes of care?
  2. Delivering care to the population
  3. Cost-effectiveness of interventions for the prevention and control of diabetes
  4. The role of public policy


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The Evidence Base For Diabetes Care
Second edition
edited by William H. Herman

2010 • 509 pages • $252.00 + shipping
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