Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
Release : 2018-12-04
ISBN : 0323551394
Language : En, Es, Fr & De
Book Description :
Traditionally considered an adult disorder, type 2 diabetes in children has been steadily increasing in the past several years. This easy-to-read reference presents a succinct overview of clinically-focused topics covering diagnosis, treatment, management, and complications of type 2 diabetes mellitus in pediatric patients. An ideal reference for both pediatric endocrinologists as well as pediatricians, it’s an excellent overview of this fast-changing and complex field. Covers clinical presentation, diagnostic criteria, screening, and other topics related to diagnosis. Discusses complications such as hypertension, retinopathy, depression, PCOS, fatty liver, and more. Includes information on medications, lifestyle interventions, and surgical treatment. Consolidates today’s available information and experience in this timely area into one convenient resource.