Diabetes

1st Edition

A Handbook for the Primary Healthcare Team

Editors:

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
Electronic ISBN:
9780702032837
Print ISBN:
9780443101038

About the editors