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Book and Media Reviews
June 20, 2012

Johns Hopkins Diabetes Guide: Treatment and Management of Diabetes

Author Affiliations

Book and Media Reviews Section Editor: John L. Zeller, MD, PhD, Contributing Editor.

Author Affiliation: Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (mtk7@pitt.edu).

JAMA. 2012;307(23):2548. doi:10.1001/jama.307.23.2548-a

This multiauthored text covers almost every topic related to diabetes management. It is divided into 5 sections: “Overview,” “Management,” “Complications and Comorbidities,” “Medications,” and “Clinical Tests.” Editors Christopher Saudek, Rita Rastogi Kalyani, and Frederick Brancati have cross-referenced sections where overlap exists. The table of contents and index allow ready reference to specific topics, including monogenic diabetes, wound care, use of continuous glucose monitoring systems, and driving considerations.