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Diabetes Education

Author : Trisha Dunning
ISBN : 9781118302392
Genre : Medical
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Diabetes education is a process, the key to which is establishing a therapeutic relationship with the individual. The overall goal of diabetes education is to enhance the individual’s health capability, including their ability to solve problems and apply the learning to self-care. Thus, diabetes education is an interactive process of teaching and learning where information is co-generated. This innovative and thought-provoking new book explores the ‘how’ of diabetes education, rather than the ‘what’ and the ‘why’. Diabetes Education: Art, Science and Evidence helps healthcare practitioners teach diabetes effectively from diagnosis onwards and ensure people living with diabetes receive individualised support and information. It enables practitioners and educators to examine and reflect on their practice when managing the person with diabetes. Bringing together all the thinking and experience of the diabetes journey in one text, this book is essential reading for all practitioners and students involved in diabetes care. SPECIAL FEATURES: Features short stories, case studies, illustrative quotes, practice points and reflection points throughout Edited by an internationally renowned expert in the field Contributions from some of the world’s leading diabetes educators This title is also available as a mobile App from MedHand Mobile Libraries. Buy it now from iTunes, Google Play or the MedHand Store.

Care Of People With Diabetes

Author : Trisha Dunning
ISBN : 9781118699188
Genre : Medical
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Care of People with Diabetes is an essential guide to the care and management of people with diabetes mellitus, with particular emphasis on the acute care setting. Written by an experienced clinical nurse specialist with extensive knowledge of evidence-based diabetes care, this fully updated fourth edition serves as an essential companion to clinical practice for nurses and healthcare professionals. People with diabetes experience a high symptom and self-care burden associated with managing their condition, and require appropriate support, advice and regular monitoring. Similarly, health professionals need to maintain and keep up-to-date with an ever-increasing body of knowledge in order to help people with diabetes incorporate new research into their self-care. Care of People with Diabetes provides an extensive overview of the knowledge base all health professionals require to work effectively with people with diabetes. Special features: Comprehensive clinical manual on an ever-more prevalent condition, written to meet the needs of nurses and healthcare professionals Includes new material on evaluating education programmes, cystic fibrosis-related diabetes, diabetes and sleep apnoea, and end-of-life care Provides key evidence for best practice Includes protocols for consistent care and improving patient outcomes

Diabetes In Old Age

Author : Alan J. Sinclair
ISBN : 9780470065624
Genre : Family & Relationships
File Size : 21. 16 MB
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Several major clinical trials involving older people with diabetes have provided a much greater evidence base from which to draw clinical therapeutic decisions, and several new themes in geriatric diabetes are emerging. This new edition of the popular Diabetes in Old Age features up-to-date and comprehensive information about the key aspects of managing older people with diabetes, predominantly Type 2 diabetes. It covers standard problems, such as diagnosis, and topics specific to the elderly - falls, dementia and nursing home care. Diabetes in Old Age 3e provides guidance, best practice points and key learning outcomes in each area covered, and identifies the published evidence base for each major conclusion. Different approaches to optimising diabetes care in the community, primary care and secondary care health care arenas are presented. The role of the diabetes specialist nurse in diabetes care is also covered. Diabetes in Old Age 3e is essential reading for diabetologists, diabetes specialist nurses, primary care physicians, general physicians and geriatricians, podiatrists and dieticians with an interest in diabetes, as well as all health professionals engaged in the delivery of diabetes care, including social services and health professionals providing care to older people

Diabetic Emergencies

Author : Nicholas Katsilambros
ISBN : 9781119971801
Genre : Medical
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The book explores both the clinical presentation of serious diabetic emergencies (like ketoacidosis, hyperosmolar coma, and severe hyper and hypoglycemia) that consultants and hospital staff encounter in practice and the best methods of both managing the emergencies and also administering follow-up guidance/care. All chapters are clearly structured to highlight: definition of emergency; epidemiology; potential causes, diagnosis, clinical management (including problem areas), follow-up management/care; and patient advice. There are case studies to aid clinical understanding, as well as 5-7 multiple choice questions and several key points/take-home message boxes in every chapter.

Prevention Of Type 2 Diabetes

Author : Derek LeRoith
ISBN : 9781461433149
Genre : Medical
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There is a world-wide epidemic on obesity. This epidemic is driving the immense proportions of Type 2 diabetes across the globe. While there are numerous therapies for treating Type 2 diabetes, the most effective therapy is prevention. Prevention of Type 2 diabetes can be achieved properly by simultaneous prevention of obesity. Prediabetes, or metabolic syndrome, is the period between simple obesity and diabetes, and this critical period needs to be identified in a more consistent and systematic manner by clinicians worldwide. Clinical trials have indicated that diabetes prevention can be achieved by lifestyle changes and also by certain medications, though none are yet approved for use in prevention. On the other hand, there are funding agencies such as the NIH, CDC, and State Institutions that are interested in studying the prevention paradigms in different communities and ethnic minorities who are most prone to this epidemic. For these reasons, this title by renowned physician-scientist Derek LeRoith is both timely and vitally important for academic physicians, practitioners, allied health care providers, analysts, community activists, and all others interested in this increasing epidemic. This book provides a unique and comprehensive synthesis of the prevention and early diagnosis of Type 2 Diabetes, focusing on identifying risk factors and then moving into topics that address how to prevent their progression to full-blown diabetes. The difficult task of changing patients’ behavior is given special emphasis. The chapters in this practical volume are written by a wide range of international experts, reflecting the editor’s distinguished, internationally renowned career. The volume is organized in eight sections: an introduction to the overall issue of prevention, definitions of values based on ADA guidelines, pathophysiology, discussion of a range of interventional trials regarding prevention, and an overview of state-of-the-art clinical management approaches. Comprehensive and timely, Prevention of Type 2 Diabetes: From Science to Therapy is an essential reference for those treating and researching Type 2 Diabetes.

Diabetes Management In Primary Care

Author : Jeff Unger
ISBN : 9781451142952
Genre : Medical
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Diabetes Management in Primary Care, 2nd Edition serves as an evidence-based guide for primary care physicians, residents, and medical students in managing patients with diabetes. This text covers all aspects of outpatient care for adults and adolescents with diabetes. You’ll find comprehensive coverage of the latest therapeutic, behavioral, and surgical options to successfully manage diabetic patients within the primary care setting. Diabetes Management in Primary Care is based upon patient centered strategies and customized care. Whether the patient has prediabetes or advanced long-term complications such as retinopathy or chronic kidney disease, providers of all specialties and all levels of care will gain insight into safe, effective and rationale intensification of one’s care. Complex co-existing disorders such as cancer, severe clinical obesity, polycystic ovary syndrome, severe insulin resistance, hypoglycemia awareness autonomic failure, steroid induced hyperglycemia and sleep disorders are discussed in vibrant detail. Diabetes Management in Primary Care is the first medical text book to address many of the topics listed below. One of the most anticipated chapters discusses the importance of incorporating cultural diversity into one’s treatment plan. New to this edition: · Access to the companion website that includes the fully searchable text for quick reference · ADA/IDF screening algorithms included to allow for faster determinations · Discussion of new agents for Type II diabetes to keep you updated on the most recent therapies available, including new long acting basal insulin and incretin mimetics and drugs in the R and D pipeline. · Questions that patients want answered including: “When will diabetes be cured?” · Examination of the relationship between obesity, sleep disorder and diabetes · Detailed discussion of the relationship between cancer and diabetes · The importance of becoming a culturally diverse clinician · The politics of diabetes management in the US · Updated guidelines for the diagnosis and management of polycystic ovary syndrome · Useful forms to streamline and document practice including: patient history, physical exam, complication surveillance, laboratory tests, and diabetes patient education

Adherence To Long Term Therapies

Author : Eduardo Sabaté
ISBN : 9241545992
Genre : Medical
File Size : 24. 20 MB
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Medicines can only be effective if patients follow the prescribed course of treatment, yet in developed countries only half of patients with chronic diseases adhere to treatment recommendations. Combined with other factors such as limited access to health care and medicines, this issue has serious consequences for health outcomes and economics. This report reviews the published literature on definitions, measurements, epidemiology, economics and interventions relating to the following nine chronic conditions and risk factors: asthma, palliative cancer care; depression, diabetes, epilepsy, HIV/AIDS, hypertension, smoking and tuberculosis. It also discusses policy developments and options available for improving adherence to long-term therapies.

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