Insulin Therapy: Current Concepts

Insulin Therapy: Current Concepts

By: Pankaj Shah (author), Ambrish Mithal (author), Ganesh Jevalikar (author)Paperback

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This book is a useful review of current concepts in the use of insulin therapy for the management of diabetes. Beginning with discussion on the history of insulin therapy and associated physiology, the following chapters examine different types of insulin, and its delivery and uses for both type 1 and type 2 diabetes. A complete chapter is dedicated to analogue insulin, a sub-group of human insulin, which is laboratory grown but genetically altered to create either a more rapid acting or more uniformly acting form of the insulin ( The final chapter covers adverse effects of insulin therapy and a detailed appendices section discusses storage of insulin, and injection sites and techniques. Key points Presents current concepts in use of insulin therapy for management of diabetesComplete chapter dedicated to insulin analoguesDetailed appendices section examines storage of insulin and injection administrationHighly experienced author team

About Author

Ambrish Mithal Chairman, Division of Endocrinology and Diabetes, Medanta, The Medicity, Gurgaon, Haryana, India Ganesh Jevalikar Consultant in Paediatric Endocrinology, Division of Endocrinology and Diabetes, Medanta, The Medicity, Gurgaon, Haryana, India Pankaj Shah Assistant Professor of Medicine, Endocrinologist Mayo Clinic, Rochester, USA


History of Insulin therapy Physiology of glucose homeostasis and insulin secretion Insulin types and pharmacokinetics Insulin analogues: Current use and future directions Advances in Insulin delievery devices Insulin therapy in type 1 diabetes Insulin therapy for type 2 diabetes Treatment of diabetic ketoacidosis and hyperglycemic hyperosmolar state Insulin management of hospitalized patients Insulin therapy in special situations Adverse Effects of insulin therapy Appendix 1: Storage of Insulin Appendix 2: Insulin injection sites Appendix 3: Injection techniques, needle reuse, and disposal

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9789351520023
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 184
  • ID: 9789351520023
  • weight: 345
  • ISBN10: 9351520021

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