The Treatment of Diabetes Mellitus With Chinese Medicine: A Textbook & Clinical Manual

Format Post in Medicine BY Bob Flaws, Lynn M. Kuchinski, M.D. Casanas, Robert

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The Treatment of Diabetes Mellitus with Chinese Medicine is a textbook and a clinical manual on the Chinese medical treatment of diabetes mellitus (DM) and its many Each facet of this complex condition is discussed in terms of its Western medical definition, epidemiology, etiology, pathophysiology, diagnosis, current standards of care, complications, and treatment This text outlines goals of therapeutic care, general considerations, diet & exercise, patient education, blood glucose monitoring and much This text discusses: * Gestational Diabetes * Diabetic Ketoacidosis * Diabetic Hypertension * Diabetic Hyperlipoproteinemia * Diabetic Retinopathy * Diabetic Neuropathy * Common opportunistic infections in patients with diabetes * Patient adherence and practitioner monitoring * Appendix of Chinese medicinals, and Western pharmaceuticals "The authors of The Treatment of Diabetes Mellitus with Chinese Medicine are to be congratulated for the first thorough and comprehensive look at the treatment of this all too common Including detailed sections on the Western biomedical perspective, the history of the disease in China, and diet and exercise as well as pattern differentiation and treatment sections, this is an enormously valuable resource for students and The value of this book is further enhanced by the inclusion of the wide variety of suggestions for treatments and many case histories and clinical outcome appendix of Western pharmaceuticals and a glossary of terms are One of the most impressive features of this book, especially for teachers and researchers, is the extensive bibliography of Chinese and English ~Greg Bantick, MTOM, Senior Lecturer, Pacific College of Oriental Medicine

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