Complete Nurse's Guide to Diabetes Care

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McGraw-Hill Companies,Incorporated, Jun 1, 2005 - Health & Fitness - 469 pages
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For those on the front lines of medical treatment, a vital tool in caring for patients and combating diabetes

Created specifically for the nation’s 2.6 million registered nurses, Complete Nurse’s Guide to Diabetes Care covers the entire spectrum of disease management wherever these caregivers encounter diabetes, including hospitals, clinics, and physicians’ offices. This guide contains musthave diabetes information such as guidelines for the lifelong management of both acute and chronic complications associated with diabetes. Among the topics covered are:

  • Treatment strategies for type 1 and type 2 diabetes
  • Diabetes education and behavioral approaches to care
  • Nursing care in the hospital, clinic, home health, and long-term care settings

Nurses are presented with a management plan for patients including therapeutic lifestyle changes such as nutrition and exercise, management of the different types of diabetes, and the latest information on treatment and self-management.

Includes a searchable, full-content CD-ROM.

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Contents

Diagnosis and Classification
7
Food and Physical Activity
20
Treatment Strategies for Type 1 Diabetes
33
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Belinda P. Childs, A.R.N.P., M.N., C.D.E. (Wichita, KS) is the former ADA president, Health Care and Education.

Marjorie L. Cypress, M.S., A.N.P., C.D.E. (Albuquerque, NM) is a nurse-practitioner in the Lovelace Regional Diabetes Program.

Geralyn R. Spollett, M.S.N., A.N.P., C.D.E. (New Haven, CT) is an associate director and adult nurse-practitioner at Yale Diabetes Center.

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