October 2004
EDITOR'S PAGE

Multispecialty Cooperation
By Richard M. Bergenstal, MD, Chief Medical Editor

NEWS
October 2004

ISSUES IN DIABETES

PKC Inhibition in Diabetic
Microvascular Complications
By Aaron I. Vinik, MD, PhD, Associate Medical Editor

More Than 350 Million People
Will Have Diabetes by 2030
By Conni Bergmann Koury, Editor-in-Chief

VA System Superior for Diabetes Care
Reviewed by Eve Kerr, MD, MPH

NEUROPATHY

Screening for Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy
By Lawrence A. Lavery, DPM, MPH; David G.
Armstrong, DPM, MSc; and Andrew Boulton, MD

Amputation Rates High in American-Indians
Reviewed by Helaine E. Resnick, PhD, MPH

Active Diabetic Patients May Have Fewer Foot Ulcers
Reviewed by David G. Armstrong, DPM, MSc

71% of Men, 51% of Women
With Diabetes Develop Neuropathy
Reviewed by Irene M. Stratton, MSc

RETINOPATHY

Half of Diabetic Latinos Have Retinopathy
Reviewed by Rohit Varma, MD, MPH

NEPHROPATHY

ACE, ARB Equally Effective at Slowing Renal Damage
Reviewed by Professor Anthony Barnett

Irbesartan Improves Survival in Renal Disease
Reviewed by Andrew J. Palmer, BSc, MBBS

CONTINUING MEDICAL EDUCATION

CONFERENCE COVERAGE

INDUSTRY NEWS AND INNOVATIONS

CONFERENCE CALENDAR

5 QUESTIONS WITH MARTIN J. STEVENS, MD