Handbook of Insulin Therapies

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A clinically-focused handbook that provides an overview of the different types of insulin, delivery methods, emerging treatments, and cutting-age devices. The aim of the handbook is to discuss insulin treatment strategies that can improve glucose control, enhance patient adherence, and minimize adverse effects and disease-related complications. Concise scope and size is ideal for busy healthcare professionals that regularly encounter patients with diabetes and require an up-to-date snapshot of advances in diabetes care.

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ISBN-13: 9783319109381
ISBN-10: 3319109383
Pagini: 224
Ilustrații: 25 schwarz-weiße und 25 farbige Abbildungen, Bibliographie
Dimensiuni: 127 x 203 x 14 mm
Greutate: 2.74 kg
Ediția: 1st ed. 2016
Editura: Springer
Colecția Adis
Locul publicării: Cham, Switzerland

Public țintă



1. Introduction to insulin therapies.- 2. Existing insulin therapies.- 3. Emerging insulin therapies.- 4. Insulin Management in Type 2 Diabetes.- 5. Insulin Management in Type 1 Diabetes.- 6. Practical aspects of insulin therapy.


“This is a compilation of currently available diabetes treatment regimens. It includes an overview of the history of insulin, classifications, and current therapies, as well as products in the pipeline. It also delves into treatment of type 1 and type 2 diabetes using insulin management. … The book could be useful to all healthcare professionals who work with these patients as well as new students beginning their rotations in direct patient care.” (Amy Hess-Fischl, Doody's Book Reviews, December, 2016)

Notă biografică

Dr Winston Crasto MBBS, MRCP, MD is a Consultant Physician in Diabetes and Endocrinology at the George Eliot Hospital NHS Trust, Nuneaton, UK and a Honorary Clinical lecturer at the University of Leicester . His specialist research interests are: diabetic nephropathy, new therapies and new types of insulin. He has a wide list of publications and is a lecturer and advisor to the MSc Diabetes program of study at the University of Leicester. He is Co-Principal Investigator for the GP Prompt study, an implementation strategy for reducing cardiac and renal complications in people with type 2 diabetes and microalbuminuria.
Professor Melanie J Davies MB, ChB, MD, FRCP is an honorary Consultant Diabetologist at University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust, Leicester, UK and is Professor of Diabetes Medicine at the University of Leicester. She trained in Sheffield and completed her training in Cambridge, Ipswich, and Leicester. Her research is focused around the cause of type 2 diabetes, screening and prevention of type 2 diabetes, self-management, structured education, insulin management (particularly in type 2 diabetes), and new anti-diabetics, including incretin-based therapies. Professor Davies has over 25 years of clinical experience and has published over 300 articles in high-impact journals, as well as over 350 published abstracts and 10 book chapters..
Janet Jarvis RN, BSc (Hons), MSc is a Nurse Research Fellow and Specialist Nurse at the Leicester Diabetes Centre at the University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust. She has specialized in diabetes for 15 years and has been involved in major trials in diabetes prevention and screening. Her specialist research areas are patient education, microalbuminuria, and disease prevention. She is an associate clinical teacher at the University of Leicester and played a pivotal role in developing the MSc degree program in Diabetes.


A targeted overview of recent innovations in insulin therapies for diabetes
Evidence-based, expert analysis of new and existing treatments, combination therapies, and treatment strategies for special populations
An ideal resource for busy clinical professionals that regularly see patients with diabetes in both in-patient and outpatient settings