A Practical Guide to Diabetes Mellitus

by Nihal Thomas, Jachin Velavan, Nitin Kapoor, Senthil Vasan K

The seventh edition of ‘A Practical Guide to Diabetes Mellitus’ offers a unique combination of rigorous pathophysiology with very practical approaches to diabetes prevention and control. This outstanding textbook will equip a cadre of doctors and other healthcare professionals to deliver high quality care to vulnerable populations around India and far beyond. The current book is now into its 7th edition and has gone through a process of evolution starting with the World Diabetes Foundation Program which was initiated in 2004 to train doctors, nurses, foot care technicians and cobblers in the management of diabetes and set up integrated diabetes centers. This book provided great confidence to be able to give the doctors, councilor’s teams and patients associated with international community, the most sincere recommendations, that would help in leading the fight against diabetes with the seventh edition of ‘A Practical Guide to Diabetes Mellitus’. In this book an enormous challenge for the society and the healthcare system to organize treatment and management of people with diabetes to reduce its serious impact on health of the individual, as well as to reduce the otherwise extreme expenditure of society to compensate for lost working years as well as for managing blindness, dialysis, amputations, etc.


Book Detail

Editor Editor's Affiliation
1. Thomas Nihal
Christian Medical College, Vellore, India
2. Velavan Jachin
Christian Medical College Vellore, India
3. Kapoor Nitin
Christian Medical College, Vellore, Tamil Nadu, India
4. K Senthil Vasan Center for Molecular Medicine, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
ISBN 9789351528531
Speciality Diabetes & Endocrinology
DOI 10.5005/jp/books/12651
Edition 7/e
Publishing Year 2016
Pages 631
Book Type Professional


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