While diabetes may not kill quickly, it makes people wish they were dead for years.
- Clarifies the role of
- insulin, the difference between type I and type II and the impact of obesity
- Reviews the impact of diabetes on every organ system, with specific emphasis on threats to quality of life
- Outlines each recommended test, focusing on when each test is appropriate and how testing targets each organ system to avoid risk
- Explains all treatment options (pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic) their use, results and risks.