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

Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2007
Published:
Imprint:
Churchill Livingstone
eBook ISBN:
9780702032837
Print ISBN:
9780443101038

About the editors

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