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HbA1c in diabetes : case studies using IFCC units

Author: Stephen Gough; Susan Manley; Irene Stratton
Publisher: Chichester : John Wiley & Sons, 2010.
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Adapting to the IFCC system of reporting HbA 1c poses a challenge to generations of health professionals who have learnt the percentage system related to the major clinical trials, in type 1 and type 2 diabetes, the DCCT and UKPDS. This handy paperback illuminates the transition path. Using real-life case studies to illustrate actual clinical situations, the book shows you how to use mmol/mol units in daily  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen Gough; Susan Manley; Irene Stratton
ISBN: 9781444320350 1444320351 1282549340 9781282549340
OCLC Number: 609862823
Description: 1 online resource (90 pages)
Contents: Cover --
Title Page --
Copyright Page --
Contributor list --
Preface --
Acknowledgements --
Foreword --
List of abbreviations --
Introduction --
Part 1 --
Case studies --
Chapter 1: Diagnosis and early management of type 1 diabetes in a young child --
Chapter 2: Management of an elderly patient, housebound and living alone --
Chapter 3: Gestational diabetes --
Chapter 4: Weight loss and improved glycaemic control --
Chapter 5: Type 2 diabetes in a child --
Chapter 6: Weight reduction --
Chapter 7: Improved glycaemic control --
Chapter 8: Risk of hypoglycaemia in a patient in a unit for the elderly mentally ill in a nursing home --
Chapter 9: Structured education for type 1 diabetes --
Chapter 10: Woman with family history of raised cholesterol and diabetes --
Chapter 11: Type 1 diabetes in a child --
Chapter 12: Poor glucose control with microvascular complications --
Chapter 13: Renal failure and cardiovascular disease in an Asian patient --
Chapter 14: Type 1 diabetes in a teenage girl concerned about weight --
Chapter 15: Glycaemic control through patient empowerment --
Chapter 16: Diagnosis and early management of type 2 diabetes in patient with acute coronary syndrome --
Chapter 17: Incretin or insulin? --
Chapter 18: Type 2 diabetes and pregnancy --
Chapter 19: Deterioration of pre-existing diabetes in a patient on low dose quetiapine --
Chapter 20: Low HbA1c and risk of hypoglycaemia --
Chapter 21: Rapid changes in glycaemic control and retinopathy --
Chapter 22: Type 1 diabetes in a young man moving from paediatric to young adult services --
Chapter 23: Monitoring glycaemic control --
Chapter 24: Prepregnancy and pregnancy in type 1 diabetes --
Chapter 25: Maturity onset diabetes of the young, subtype HNF1A (HNF1A-MODY) --
Chapter 26: 8216;Overtreating8217; type 2 diabetes --
Chapter 27: Diabetes and an elevated triglyceride concentration --
Chapter 28: Multiple therapies leading to bariatric surgery --
Chapter 29: Optic neuropathy --
Chapter 30: Uncertainty around the estimate of average plasma glucose from HbA1c --
Chapter 31: Antipsychotics --
Chapter 32: Abnormal liver function in a patient with type 2 diabetes --
Chapter 33: Fructosamine in diabetic nephropathy --
Chapter 34: Recurrent hypoglycaemia caused by secondary adrenal insufficiency --
Chapter 35: A patient with diabetes taking niacin --
Chapter 36: Tight glycaemic control leading to nocturnal hypoglycaemia --
Chapter 37: Diabetes and iron-deficiency anaemia --
Chapter 38: Deterioration in vision after commencing insulin treatment --
Chapter 39: Type 1 diabetes 8211; worsening glycaemic control on introduction of a pump? --
Chapter 40: Monitoring glycaemic control in a patient with sickle cell trait --
Chapter 41: Balancing fear of hypoglycaemia with optimal control in pregnancy --
Chapter 42: Asian patient with high-risk feet and suboptimal glycaemic control --
Chapter 43: Type 2 diabetes and polycystic ovarian syndrome --
Chapter 44: Impact of variant haemoglobin AC on HbA1c determination --
Chapter 45: Diabetic nephropathy --
Plates.
Responsibility: edited by Stephen Gough, Susan Manley, Irene Stratton.

Abstract:

Adapting to the IFCC system of reporting HbA 1c poses a challenge to generations of health professionals who have learnt the percentage system related to the major clinical trials, in type 1 and type 2 diabetes, the DCCT and UKPDS. This handy paperback illuminates the transition path. Using real-life case studies to illustrate actual clinical situations, the book shows you how to use mmol/mol units in daily practice. Each case study shows the old percentage units alongside the IFCC units for quick comparison. Produced in association with Diabetes UK, this pocketbook helps you work with confidence in the IFCC system.

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