Endocrine Secrets, 5th Edition by Michael T. McDermott MD

By Michael T. McDermott MD

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American Diabetes Association: Retinopathy in diabetes. Diabetes Care 27(Suppl 1):S84–S87, 2004. 6. CDC Cost-effectiveness Group: Cost-effectiveness of intensive glycemic control, intensified hypertension control, and serum cholesterol level reduction from type 2 diabetes. JAMA 287:2542–2551, 2002. 7. Chong MS, Hester J: Diabetic painful neuropathy: current and future treatment options. Drugs 67:569–585, 2007. 8. Chrysant SG: The ALLHAT study: results and clinical implications. Q J Med 96:771–772, 2003.

N Engl J Med 341:1127–1133, 1999. 21. Sarafidis PA: Antihypertensive therapy in the presence of proteinuria. Am J Kidney Dis 49:12–26, 2007. 22. Van den Berghe G, Wouters P, Weekers F, et al: Intensive insulin therapy in the surgical intensive care unit. N Engl J Med 342:1301–1308, 2000. 23. Vinik AI, Mehrabyan A: Diagnosis and management of diabetic autonomic neuropathy. Compr Ther 29:130–145, 2003. Elizabeth A. Stephens and Terri Ryan CHAPTER 3 INTENSIVE INSULIN THERAPY 1. What is intensive insulin therapy?

See Table 3-1. TABLE 3-1. THE PHARMACODYNAMICS OF BOLUS AND BASAL INSULINS Insulin Onset Peak Duration* Humalog, NovoLog, Apidra 5–30 min. 1–2 hours 4–6 hours Regular 30–60 min. 2–3 hours 8–10 hours Lantus or Levemir 2–4 hours 6–16 hours 18–24 hours NPH 2–4 hours 4–12 hours 12–20 hours NPH, neutral protamine Hagedorn. * The peak and duration of insulin action are variable, depending on the injection site, duration of diabetes, renal function, smoking status, and other factors. 10. When should bolus insulin be taken?

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