Diabetes

1st Edition

A Handbook for the Primary Healthcare Team

Authors:

  • Joan McDowell
  • Florence Brown
  • David Matthews
  • Key Features

    • The comprehensive text establishes ‘why' as well as ‘what' you need to know
    • The focus on community ensures its relevance
    • Case study scenarios provide practical content, centred on people with diabetes
    • Issues relating to ethnic minorities are incorporated throughout
    • The evidence base ensures the latest research is incorporated and relates it to clinical practice
    • Useful references and websites encourage wider reading

    Table of Contents

    1. What is diabetes?

    2. Diagnosis and screening for diabetes

    3. Psychological care

    4. The person with type 2 diabetes

    5. The person with type 1 diabetes

    6. Food for life

    7. Monitoring diabetes

    8. Cardiovascular risk reduction

    9. Microvascular disease

    10. Foot care

    11. Education for life

    12. Improving care

    Index

    Details

    No. of pages:
    320
    Language:
    English
    Copyright:
    © 2007
    Published:
    Imprint:
    Churchill Livingstone
    Print ISBN:
    9780443101038
    Electronic ISBN:
    9780702063831

    About the authors

    Joan McDowell

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Head of Division of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK

    Florence Brown

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Diabetes Nurse Specialist, North Glasgow University NHS Trust, Gartnavel General Hospital, Glasgow, UK

    David Matthews

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Consultant Physician, Monklands Hospital, Airdrie, UK