Davidson's Diabetes Mellitus

Davidson's Diabetes Mellitus provides the most current information for the clinical care of patients with diabetes. The fifth edition of Davidson's Diabetes Mellitus has been significantly revised to reflect the rapidly expanding body of knowledge on the treatment of diabetes. The new edition has been expanded to include chapters on medical nutrition therapy, insulin resistance and macrovascular disease, and diabetes in children. The new edition also includes findings from the United Kingdom Prospective Diabetes Study and updates on treatment options, including newer insulin analogs, recently approved medications, and combination therapies.

Primary Care, Family Practice, Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, Endocrinology

Paperback, 496 Pages

Published: December 2003

Imprint: Saunders

ISBN: 978-0-7216-9596-9


  • 1. Diagnosis, Classification and Epidemiology of Diabetes Mellitus
    2. Treatment: General Principles
    3. Nutrition and Physical Activity in Diabetes
    4. Oral Antidiabetic Agents
    5. Insulin Therapy
    6. Hyperglycemic and Hypoglycemic Emergencies
    7. Complications of Diabetes Mellitus: Primary Care Implications
    8. Reducing Cardiovascular Risk in Type 2 Diabetes and the Metabolic Syndrome: The Emerging Role of Insulin Resistance
    9. Office Management of the Diabetic Patient
    10. Diabetes Management in Children and Adolescents
    11. Diabetes Self-Management Education



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