Diabetes Care Guide for Smartphones and Mobile Devices

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MobileReference, Jan 1, 2007 - Health & Fitness - 187 pages
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An illustrated Diabetes Care Study Guide. Navigate from Table of Contents or search for words or phrases. Audience: Intended for everyone interested in diabetes. No previous knowledge of medicine is necessary. FEATURES: - Diabetes mellitus is explained in details. - Diagnosis and treatment of diabetes is explained. - Special sections on first aid in diabetic coma. - Illustrated human anatomy chapter. - Always have the guide available for a quick reference. - Consult the guide during an emergency or read it at leisure. - Search for the words or phrases - Navigate from Table of Contents or read page by page - Add Bookmarks - Designed for optimal navigation on electronic devices with a small screen TABLE OF CONTENTS: Diabetes mellitus: Introduction * Terminology * History * Epidemiology and statistics Causes & types: Glucose metabolism * Type 1 diabetes * Type 2 diabetes * Gestational diabetes * Other types * Genetics Diagnosis: Signs and symptoms * Diagnosis Blood tests: Glucose tolerance * Glycosylated hemoglobin * Fructosamine Complications: Acute * Chronic Treatment: Introduction * Management * Diet * Anti-diabetic drugs and herbal extracts * Insulin as a medication * Curing diabetes * Prevention Glycemic index: Introduction * Glycemic-index pyramid * List of foods with a low glycemic index First Aid: Diabetic coma * Hyperglycemia * Hypoglycemia * Ketoacidosis Anatomy and physiology: Insulin * Glucagon * Digestive System * Pancreas Glossary: A * B * C * D * E * F * G * H * I * J * K * L * M * N * O * P * R * S * T * U * V * X

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