Table of Contents

Pathophysiology of type-2 diabetes.
Guidelines and classifications.
Obesity and the metabolic syndrome.
Oral agents for type-2 diabetes.
Insulin use.
Non-insulin injectables.
Macrovascular disease.
Microvascular disease.
Diabetic dyslipidemia.
Hypertension in diabetics.
The pathophysiology and metabolic impact of hyperglycemia.
Risk reduction in the diabetic patient.
Diabetes in special populations. Diagnosing and managing type 2 diabetes presents an enormous challenge to the primary care provider confronted with multiple emerging scientific insights, therapeutic strategies and risk reduction principles. In "Type 2 Diabetes, Pre-Diabetes, and the Metabolic Syndrome: The Primary Care Guide to Diagnosis and Management, Second Edition", Ronald A. Codario, M.D., FACP - a well-known and highly respected authority on diabetes - details the state-of-the-art in diagnosing, managing and attenuating risks in patients with this disease. Utilizing his extensive experience in private practic.