Medications for the Treatment of Diabetes

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McGraw-Hill Companies,Incorporated, Jun 4, 2003 - Health & Fitness - 190 pages
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An expert guide to diabetes medications. Full details on each class of drugs and their role in treatment as well as fast references on everything from insulin analogs to the next metformin-glyburide combination. Eleven information-packed chapters also cover mixing and administering drugs, contraindications, and side effects. Each chapter’s Quick Reference section includes such areas as mechanism of action, pharmacokinetics, dosage forms and dose, and precautions/side effects. Topics Include:

  • Sulfonylureas
  • a-Glucosidase Inhibitors
  • Glitazones
  • Treatment of Hypertension in Patients with Diabetes
  • Treatment of Hyperlipidemia in Patients with Diabetes
  • Biguanides
  • Overview of Medications Used to Treat Type 1 Diabetes

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Overview of Medications Used to Treat Type 2
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Sulfonylureas
44
ocGlucosidase Inhibitors
57
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