Description : The focus of this revised book is to strengthen the diabetes nutritional management principles that empower dietitians to expand their roles, and to update research and techniques that describe state-of-the-art diabetes management. Pertinent information resulting from advanced glucose monitoring practices/techniques and new food ingredients such as artificial sweeteners and fat replacers are discussed. "The Handbook of Diabetes Medical Nutrition Therapy offers health care providers a complete guide to diabetes management. it is also refreshingly specific, making it a handy tool for dietitions, dietetic technicians, and diabetes educators." -- Journal of the American Dietetic Association (97:2, February 1997) "Overall the text is thorough, clear and well-written by credible RDs and MDs...The syllabus enables the reader to locate points of interest quickly rather than sifting through a large number of pages. I recommend the book to anyone providing care to patients with diabetes." -- Susan Nolan, Barrie Community Health Centre, Barrie, ON "Anyone studying For The certified diabetes educator examination would benefit from a close review of this book. I just took the exam and wish I had used Handbook of Diabetes Medical Nutrition Therapy as an adjunct To The core curriculum guide offered with the examination." -- Sari Edelstein, PhD, RD Health Maintenance Organization-Based Private Practice Miami, FL
Description : This book provides a guide/means at your fingertips to quickly and easily search the Internet/Web and find the best of current health information. You can take charge, control and responsibility for your own health, wellness and healthcare and make informed decisions with your physician or healthcare provider. In this way you can improve your own health, help avoid serious medical/surgical errors, and live a healthier, happier, longer and more enjoyable life. Information is provided on:health overview on a number of relevant topics, essentials of the Web/Internet, a variety of Web health search tools, the author's list of 70 key selected useful search tools and Web sites, and over 300 helath and wellness resources and their correspodning Web sites. Useful suggestions for optimizing searching the Web for health, wellness, and healthcare information are made available. Time Magazine states that 100 million Americans now consult the Internet/Web for health information and 70% find the infomraiton useful. This book greatly facilitates your obtaining and using such Web health, wellness and healthcare information.
Description : Medical nutrition therapy plays an integral role in the management in diabetes. This comprehensive guide is an evidence-based review of MNT and the Nutrition Care Process and a practical reference of diabetes management tools and nutrition education. Covering practice guidelines, outcomes evaluation, nutrition assessments, goal-setting, behavior change and interventions, this guide is a must-have resource for health-care professionals serving the diabetes community.
Description : For the more than 26 million Americans diagnosed with or affected by diabetes, having accurate information on the disease is crucial. But the sheer volume of information available can be daunting for patients and caregivers alike. This comprehensive guide provides librarians and library users with background on key diabetes concepts, encompassing reliable print and electronic resources, including hard-to-find periodicals and audiovisual sources. Each chapter in this guide presents an overview and description as well as an annotated list of multi-format resources on topics including: Types 1 and 2 and gestational diabetes Diet, clinical trials, and support sources Legal and insurance issues With this guide, librarians can deepen their understanding and collections, and thus improve service to the growing number of patrons affected by, at-risk for, or curious about this pervasive disease.
Description : This new edition of the Complete Nurse's Guide to Diabetes Care is a comprehensive resource for all nurses who work with diabetes patients. Find expert advice on: the fundamentals of diabetes care; recent research on complications and associated diseases; numerous care and management approaches; how diabetes affects women, children, and the elderly; and practical issues, such as the effects of anxiety, depression, and polypharmacy.
Author by : Rita Girouard Mertig, MS, RNC, CNS, DE
Languange : en
Publisher by : Springer Publishing Company
Format Available : PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Description : This is an optimistic and empowering approach to the daunting task of teaching diabetes patients to care for themselves. Written by a highly respected diabetes educator who has suffered with diabetes for 25 years, the guide provides the clinical and personal expertise that will help nurses and other health professionals to successfully teach diabetes self-management and compliance to adults, children, adolescents, and parents. The book contains a vast reservoir of information ranging from a thorough overview of diabetes and the physical and emotional toll of living with the disease to number of teaching and motivating strategies that health care professionals can use to create individualized approaches to teaching self-management skills. The guide provides up-to-date information on drug therapies, nutrition management, exercise, chronic complications, glycemic control, diabetes in children, adolescents, and adults, diabetes in adults with special needs or mental illness, and diabetes noncompliance. Addressing the most important and current topics necessary for successful self-regulation and maintenance of diabetes, this innovative desk reference provides a quick guide and instructional tool for nurses and other health professionals who interact with diabetics. This new edition provides: Clinical guidance and expertise to successfully teach diabetes self-management to adults, adolescents, and children The clinical expertise of a leading diabetes educator and the hard-earned personal wisdom of an author who has suffered with diabetes for 25 years A new chapter on chronic complications that describes a multitude of helpful new treatments A greatly expanded section on nutrition and exercise Thoroughly updated chapters A "must read" chapter on noncompliance, including why this occurs and how to prevent it
Description : At a time of dramatic increases in the prevalence of obesity, it is appropriate that Type 2 diabetes has received a great deal of attention by the endocrinology community. Clearly, the management of insulin resistance and cardiovascular risk is a critical issue. However, it is important to also acknowledge and address Type 1 diabetes, whose prevalence is also increasing, and whose management remains complex. Currently it is estimated that 10-15% of those with diabetes carry the diagnosis of Type 1 diabetes, and frequently the diagnosis is not straightforward, as many clinicians recognize that more adults previously thought to have Type 2 diabetes actually have late-onset Type 1 diabetes (also termed latent autoimmune diabetes of the adult or LADA). Over the last decade tools for the management of Type 1 diabetes have also evolved; therefore, clinicians now have the opportunity to more closely replicate normal physiologic insulin secretion with either basal-bolus insulin therapy or continuous subcutaneous insulin infusions. While these advancements allow clinicians to manage patients with Type 1 diabetes better, they also add complexity to patient treatment. An updated text to address the concepts behind the recognition of new onset Type 1 diabetes in adults, the ongoing care of adults with established Type 1 diabetes, and future potential therapies and devices is warranted to review these issues for both endocrinologists and primary care providers with an interest in diabetes. As part of the Oxford American Endocrinology Library, this volume stands as a concise guide in the treatment of Type 1 Diabetes in adults. The authors briefly examine the classification and pathophysiology of Type 1 diabetes (including predication and prevention and LADA) and address management (blood glucose monitoring, insulin therapy, and Continuous Subcutaneous Insulin Infusion) and complications (Hyperglycemia, Retinocpathy, Nephropathy, Neuropathy, etc) of the disease. Finally and perhaps most significantly, the authors consider "special situations" associated with Type 1 Diabetes patients, including inpatient treatment, pancreas and inslet transplantation, and how to treat pregnant and depressed patients and patients with eating disorders.