Chapter

Type 2 diabetes

Edited by Lorraine Avery and Sue Beckwith

in Oxford Handbook of Diabetes Nursing

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199545629
Published online August 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780199598045 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199545629.003.002

Series: Oxford Medical Handbooks

Type 2 diabetes

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Incidence and epidemiology - Aetiology - Risk factors for developing Type 2 diabetes - Presentation - Principles of treatment - Diet and lifestyle intervention - Metformin - Sulphonylureas and post-prandial regulators - Thiazolidinediones also known as glitazones - Alpha-glucosidase inhibitors - Dipeptidyl peptidase 4 inhibitors - Incretin-based therapies - Insulin use in Type 2 diabetes - Addressing adherence

Chapter.  4198 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Endocrinology and Diabetes

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