November 2005
EDITOR'S PAGE

By Conni Bergmann Koury, Editor-in-Chief

TODAY'S PRACTICE

Building Patients’ Capacity for Self-management
By David Spero, RN, BSN

ISSUES IN DIABETES

Metabolic Syndrome: Misleading Diagnosis
or Valid Condition?
By Conni Bergmann Koury, Editor-in-Chief

Global Guidelines for Type 2 Diabetes: Targeting Management, Setting Standards for Diabetes Care
By Laura Suarez, Managing Editor

Shorter Life Expectancy Seen in Children
With Type 2 Diabetes
By Laura Suarez, Managing Editor

NEUROPATHY

Large, Small Fiber Neuropathy:
Know the Signs and Symptoms
By Javier LaFontaine, DPM

Antidepressant, Anticonvulsant Treatment
for Peripheral Neuropathic Pain
By Elliot T. Udell, DPM

Proper Management of Foot Infections
in Patients With Diabetes
By James Tan, MD

Patient Compliance Important for Treating Diabetic Foot Ulcers
By Laura Suarez, Managing Editor

RETINOPATHY

Overview and Update: Diabetic
Clinical Research Network
By Conni Bergmann Koury, Editor-in-Chief

Management Algorithms for Diabetic Macular Edema
By Conni Bergmann Koury, Editor-in-Chief

Better Vision, Less Need for Photocoagulation
With Pegaptanib
By Conni Bergmann Koury, Editor-in-Chief

NEPHROPATHY

Can We Stop the Epidemic of Diabetic Nephropathy?
By Peter Rossing, MD, DMSC

Broader Adaptation of Kidney Paired Donation
Could Expand Donor Pool
Reviewed by Robert A. Montgomery, MD, DPhil

Continuing Medical Education

Conference Coverage

Industry News and Innovations

Conference Calendar

5 Questions with Mark Moyer