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:
    9780702032837