Physician's Guide to Non-Insulin-Dependent (Type II) Diabetes: Diagnosis and Treatment, by the American Diabetes Association, ed 2 (H. Rifkin, editor-in-chief), 98 pp, $18.45 paper, Alexandria, Va, American Diabetes Association, 1988.
The volume on insulin-dependent (type I) diabetes and its companion manual (see below) have been prepared to provide primary-care physicians with practical information on current standards for diagnosis and management of diabetes mellitus. The two manuals form the nucleus of the clinical education program sponsored by the American Diabetes Association.Each manual has sections written by a board of contributing editors. A second board of consultants has collaborated with the authors to revise and edit each section. Finally, the consensus materials were evaluated for approval or modification by a panel of consultants designated by the following societies: American Academy of Family Physicians, American Academy of Ophthalmology, American College of Physicians, American Geriatrics Society, American Medical Association, American Osteopathic Association, American