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Diabetes and Hypertension : Evaluation and Management

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Samy I. McFarlane, George L. Bakris, editors. Humana Press , c2012.
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Diabetes and hypertension have evolved as two of the modern day epidemics affecting millions of people around the world. These two common co-morbidities lead to substantial increase in cardiovascular disease, the major cause of morbidity and mortality of adults around the world. In Diabetes and Hypertension: Evaluation and Management, a panel of renowned experts address a range of critical topics -- from basic concepts in evaluation and management of diabetes and hypertension, such as dietary i…
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Other Authors
Bakris, George L, 1952-
McFarlane, Samy I
Responsibility
Samy I. McFarlane, George L. Bakris, editors
Place of Publication
New York, NY
Publisher
Humana Press
Date Published
c2012
Physical Description
xi, 190 p. : 35 ill., 18 ill. in color
Series Title
Contemporary diabetes
ISBN
9781603273572
Subjects (MeSH)
Diabetes complications - prevention and control
Diabetes complications - therapy
Diabetes mellitus - prevention and control
Hypertension - complications
Hypertension - therapy
Risk factors
Subjects (LCSH)
Cardiology
Diabetes
Endocrinology
Abstract
Diabetes and hypertension have evolved as two of the modern day epidemics affecting millions of people around the world. These two common co-morbidities lead to substantial increase in cardiovascular disease, the major cause of morbidity and mortality of adults around the world. In Diabetes and Hypertension: Evaluation and Management, a panel of renowned experts address a range of critical topics -- from basic concepts in evaluation and management of diabetes and hypertension, such as dietary interventions, to evaluation and management of secondary hypertension in clinical practice. Other chapters focus on high cardiovascular risk populations such as those with coronary heart disease, chronic kidney disease and minority patients. In addition, evolving concepts and new developments in the field are presented in other chapters, such as prevention of type 2 diabetes and the epidemic of sleep apnea and its implication for diabetes and hypertension evaluation and management. An important title covering two of the most troubling disorders of our time, Diabetes and Hypertension: Evaluation and Management will provide the busy practitioner with cutting edge knowledge in the field as well as practical information that can translate into better care provided to the high-risk population of diabetics and hypertensive patients.
Contents
Epidemiology of Hypertension in Diabetes -- Evaluation and Management of Secondary Hypertension -- Hypertension in African-Americans -- Hypertension in Chronic Kidney Disease -- Diabetes and Hypertension in People with Sleep Apnea: Risk Evaluation and Therapeutic Rationale -- Resistant Hypertension: Etiology, Evaluation and Management -- Diabetes and Cardiovascular Disease -- Hypertension, Diabetes and the Eye -- Predictors of Kidney Disease in Diabetic, Hypertensive Patients -- Antihypertensive Therapy and New Onset Diabetes -- Global Cardiovascular Risk Reduction in People with Diabetes Mellitus and Hypertension -- Prevention of Type 2 Diabetes: Evidence from Clinical Trials -- Dietary and Lifestyle Approaches to Hypertension in the Population with Diabetes -- Novel Pharmacological Approaches in Hypertension Treatment.
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