By Brian M. Frier, Simon Heller, Rory McCrimmon
If you often see sufferers with diabetes who adventure hypoglycaemia and want specialist information, then this is often the ebook for you.
Hypoglycaemia in medical Diabetes, 3rd Edition once more presents health and wellbeing execs all for the administration of individuals with diabetes with an expertly written, entire consultant to hypoglycaemia, the commonest and feared aspect influence of insulin therapy for diabetes.
near to ADA and EASD directions all through, themes coated comprise the physiology of hypoglycaemia and the body’s reaction to a low blood glucose, its presentation and medical features, potential morbidity and optimum medical administration with the intention to in attaining and keep solid glycaemic control.
specific cognizance is paid to the way hypoglycaemia is controlled in numerous teams of sufferers, equivalent to the elderly, in young ones, or in the course of pregnancy.
New chapters in this edition include:
- Psychological results of hypoglycaemia
- Technology for hypoglycaemia: CSII and CGM
- Exercise administration and hypoglycaemia in kind 1 diabetes
- Neurological sequelae of hypoglycaemia
Valuable for diabetologists, endocrinologists, non-specialist physicians and normal practitioners, Hypoglycaemia in medical Diabetes, 3rd Edition provides specialist medical information to this super universal and almost certainly critical trouble linked to diabetic management.
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If we can help a patient to identify the symptoms of hypoglycaemia peculiar to him or her, which relate to actual blood glucose concentrations, then, by attending to these symptoms, the person should be especially accurate in recognising hypoglycaemia. 95 mmol/l (Cox et al. 1993a)). 95 mmol/l three-quarters of the time. The field study method has suggested that attention to the following symptoms was particularly useful in detecting actual low blood glucose concentrations: • • • • • • • nervousness/tenseness; slowed thinking; trembling; light-headedness/dizziness; difficulty concentrating; pounding heart; lack of coordination.
Reproduced with permission from Elsevier). 2. Do impairments in laboratory cognitive tasks have a bearing on mental performance in real life? 3. Which basic brain functions are disturbed during acute hypoglycaemia? Influences on the degree of, and threshold for, cognitive dysfunction During acute hypoglycaemia Although, on average, impairment of mental performance is worse during hypoglycaemia, some people do not change or may even improve (Pramming et al. 1986; Hoffman et al. 1989; Zammitt et al.
Hypoglycaemia in clinical diabetes by Brian M. Frier, Simon Heller, Rory McCrimmon