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Diabetes Care at a Glance A Phillips

Diabetes Care at a Glance By A Phillips

Diabetes Care at a Glance by A Phillips

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Diabetes Care at a Glance by A Phillips

Diabetes Care at a Glance

The market-leading at a Glance series is popular among healthcare students and newly qualified practitioners for its concise, simple approach and excellent illustrations.

Each bite-sized chapter is covered in a double-page spread with clear, easy-to-follow diagrams, supported by succinct explanatory text.

Covering a wide range of topics, books in the at a Glance series are ideal as introductory texts for teaching, learning and revision, and are useful throughout university and beyond.

Everything you need to know about Diabetes Care ... at a Glance!

Diabetes affects a large proportion of the population and it is essential that student nurses, dietitians, podiatrists and other health practitioners and allied healthcare professionals be up to date with the support and treatment that people with diabetes need. Diabetes Care at a Glance contains the latest evidence-based and practical information underpinning diabetes care, illustrating the essential principles of partnership, individualised, and informed care in an easily accessible format.

Edited by an expert in the field, with contributions from academics, practitioners and specialist nurses, Diabetes Care at a Glance covers topics such as:

  • Diabetes prevention, diagnosis of type 1 and type 2 diabetes, and consultation approaches and language matters
  • Promotion of healthy eating, physical activity promotion, promoting weight loss, and structured education in type 1 and type 2 diabetes
  • Prescriptions, emotional and psychological support, person-centred goal setting and assessing risk, and partnership working and adjustment
  • Anti-diabetes oral hypoglycaemics and GLP-1s, insulin options, administration and injection technique, pumps, and self-blood glucose monitoring

Written for student nurses, allied healthcare professionals and newly qualified practitioners, Diabetes Care at a Glance is a highly valuable quick reference text, ideal for those looking for an introduction to the topic of diabetes, revision, or for those in need of a refresher.

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About A Phillips

Dr. Anne Phillips is Professor in Diabetes Care, National Teaching Fellow and Queen's Nurse, Programme Lead for Advancing Diabetes Care, at Birmingham City University. Following a career in specialist and community diabetes nursing, Anne has established an international collaborative curriculum for health professionals in diabetes care.

Table of Contents

Contributors ix

Acknowledgements x

Part 1 Introduction 1

1 Diabetes prevention 2

2 Diagnosis of type 1 diabetes 4

3 Diagnosis of type 2 diabetes 6

4 Consultation approaches and language matters 8

Part 2 Principles of diabetes care 11

5 Promotion of healthy eating 12

6 Physical activity promotion 14

7 Promoting weight loss 16

8 Structured education in type 1 diabetes 18

9 Structured education in type 2 diabetes 20

10 Information prescriptions 22

11 Emotional and psychological support 24

12 Person-centred goal setting and assessing risk 26

13 Partnership working and adjustment to living with diabetes 28

Part 3 Pharmacological treatments 31

14 Oral antidiabetic medications 32

15 Insulin options 34

16 Insulin administration and injection technique 36

17 Insulin pump therapy 38

18 Self blood glucose monitoring 40

19 Continuous and flash glucose monitoring 42

20 Interpreting glucose data 44

21 Blood pressure and lipid management 46

Part 4 Acute complications 49

22 Recognizing and treating hypoglycaemia 50

23 Sick day advice 52

24 Diabetes-related ketoacidosis 54

25 Diabetes and steroids 56

Part 5 Life Stages 59

26 Transition 60

27 Preconception care and diabetes 62

28 Gestational diabetes 64

Part 6 Complications 67

29 Annual reviews in diabetes care 68

30 Neurovascular foot assessment 70

31 ACT NOW: A foot assessment tool 72

32 Types of ulcers and their presentations 74

33 Wound healing and tissue viability 76

Part 7 Risk reductions 79

34 Cardiovascular disease risk reduction 80

35 Neuropathic complications of diabetes 82

36 Nephropathic complications 84

37 Retinal screening 86

38 Retinopathy 88

39 Liver complications 90

40 Skin conditions in diabetes 92

41 Sexual dysfunction in people with diabetes 94

Part 8 Other considerations 97

42 Travel and diabetes 98

43 Monogenic diabetes 100

44 Older people with diabetes 102

45 Cognitive decline and diabetes 104

46 End of life and diabetes 106

Index 108

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Diabetes Care at a Glance by A Phillips
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