Systemic and Ophthalmic Management of Diabetes Mellitus

Chris Steele

Salient Features

  • Provides an up-to-date reference source, uniquely combining a comprehensive guide to the systemic and ophthalmic management of diabetes mellitus 
  • Covers the epidemiology of diabetes mellitus from a worldwide perspective, followed by classification, diagnosis, and screening methods 
  • Discusses the management of Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes mellitus and living with the disease in terms of acute and chronic complications encountered and also during pregnancy 
  • Describes the ophthalmic management of diabetes mellitus covering pathophysiology and clinical features of diabetic retinopathy and maculopathy 
  • Covers latest ophthalmic treatment strategies including pharmacological (anti-angiogenic), laser and surgical options, much of which depends on optical coherence tomography (OCT) to monitor progress.

Table of Contents

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Chapter 1: Introduction
Chapter 2: Epidemiology of Diabetes Mellitus
Chapter 3: Classification, Diagnostic Criteria and Screening for Diabetes and Prediabetes
Chapter 4: Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus: Pathogenesis, Clinical Presentation and Management
Chapter 5: Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus: Pathogenesis, Clinical Presentation and Management
Chapter 6: Acute and Chronic Complications of Diabetes Mellitus and Living with the Disease
Chapter 7: Pathogenesis of Diabetic Retinopathy
Chapter 8: Prevalence and Clinical Features of Diabetic Retinopathy
Chapter 9: Diabetic Retinopathy Screening
Chapter 10: Management of Diabetic Retinopathy with Laser Photocoagulation
Chapter 11: Pharmacological Treatments of Diabetic Macular Edema
Chapter 12: Surgical Management of Diabetic Retinopathy: Pars Plana Vitrectomy
Chapter 13: Coexisting Eye Disease with Diabetic Retinopathy
Chapter 14: Preventing Diabetic Retinopathy through Control of Systemic Factors
Chapter 15: Diabetes and Pregnancy
Chapter 16: Optical Coherence Tomography