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The effective management of diabetes can delay or even prevent the development of complications. Patients will often need to take a variety of medications, in addition to lifestyle modifications, to achieve this. Prescribing in Diabetes gives clear information about the options for treating the various aspects of diabetes, such as abnormal blood glucose, high blood pressure and abnormal cholesterol. It also gives practical advice on how to support people in managing their condition independently and improving their lifestyle, by making better choices armed with a thorough understanding of treatment options. Chapters include a description of the different methods available for the delivery of medicines to patients, the differences between type 1 and type 2 diabetes and an overview on how the drugs work. The book also discusses normal blood glucose regulation, self-monitoring, weight management, smoking cessation and the range of complications.
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Jill Billings (born January 19, 1962) is a former teacher, member of the La Crosse County board of supervisors, and Democratic member of the Wisconsin State Assembly, first elected to represent the 95th district in a 2011 special election.
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