What Nurses Know...Diabetes
Demos Medical Publishing, Dec 7, 2010 - Health & Fitness - 416 pages
Honorable Mention: Foreword Book of the Year Health 2010
In the US, 23.6 million people-7.8 percent of the population-have diabetes. Diabetes can lead to serious complications, including blindness, kidney damage, cardiovascular disease, peripheral neuropathy and lower-limb amputations. People with diabetes can lower the occurrence of these and other diabetes complication by controlling blood glucose, blood pressure, and blood lipids.
What Nurses Know...Diabetes sheds new light on this disease from a trusted source: nurses.This book will provide down-to-earth information and explain clearly what a reader needs to know and wants to know to understand about diabetes so they can move forward with their lives. Special Features Include
Nurses hold a critical role in modern health care that goes beyond their day-to-day duties. They share more information with patients than any other provider group, and are alongside patients twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week, offering understanding of complex health issues, holistic approaches to ailments, and advice for the patient that extends to the family.
Nurses themselves are a powerful tool in the healing process. What Nurses Know gives down-to-earth information, addresses consumers as equal partners in their care, and explains clearly what readers need to know and wants to know to understand their condition and move forward with their lives.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - sheppardleo - LibraryThing
Requested this book for my mother. I read some, not all of this book. It should be VERY helpful to my mother. I would recommend it to family members of and people who have diabetes. Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - manatree - LibraryThing
One of the better books that I've come across since I've been diagnosed as a Type II DIabetic in October. Does a good job at bringing it down to the lay person's level without being condescending. My ... Read full review