The Handbook of Diabetes provides concise and efficient coverage of the diagnosis, epidemiology, and management of diabetes and its complications. Containing hundreds of attractive colour diagrams, illustrations, and clinical photographs, this popular quick-reference guide focuses on the management and measurement of diabetes mellitus with highly visual references. Now in its fifth edition, this market-leading book aligns with the most recent guidelines from the American Diabetes Association (ADA), the European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD), Diabetes UK, and the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE), presenting authoritative clinical coverage of diabetes in an accessible format with rich pedagogical features. Five new chapters provide detailed coverage of liver disease, diabetes education, bariatric surgery, diabetes and cancer, and the use of incretin-based therapies and SGLT2 Inhibitors in the management of Type II diabetes Updated and expanded topics include the relation between hypoglycaemia and dementia, anxiety and depression, the NICE Quality and Outcomes Framework (QOF), and the impacts of diabetes to self-care, mental health, and decision-making Provides a wealth of pedagogical features such as vignettes and case histories, important learning points, summaries of key clinical trials, and links to further readings Handbook of Diabetes, remains the essential practical companion for all health professionals involved in managing patients with diabetes, and an up-to-date reference for diabetes and endocrinology researchers, scientists, and academics.
As one of the three major diseases in the Western world, care of people with diabetes is crucial to the entire healthcare team. This is a text on the management of the person with diabetes in the community and will be invaluable to dietitians, podiatrists, GPs, practice nurses, district nurses and health visitors.
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
Whether the reader is a recreational exerciser or a competitive athlete with type 1 and 2 diabetes, this book contains the training and performance advice needed to remain active and at the top of their game.
Annotation Interventional cardiologists, general cardiologists, endocrinologists, diabetologists The World Health Organization has projected that the prevalence of diabetes will double over the next 22 years - from a current figure of 150 million to an estimated 300 million people by the year 2025. The health-care burden of diabetes is enormous, and effective strategies to combat the explosive rise in the global incidence and prevalence of diabetes are urgently needed. Furthermore, diabetic patients have a considerable risk for cardiovascular disease, with up to 80% of deaths in individuals with diabetes attributable to microvascular or macrovascular complications. This book provides a concise overview of the present state of the art relating to the impact of diabetes mellitus on cardiovascular disease and to emerging treatment strategies that are beginning to impact on the management of the cardiovascular complications of this debilitating condition.
The growing problem of diabetes presents difficult challenges for sufferers and for those in the healthcare professions, who are in the unenviable position of trying to convince patients to change their lifestyle "for their own good." Handbook of Diabetes Management provides practical knowledge and advice that can help you anticipate the challenges of working with these Patients. What's more, since the knowledge here is evidence-based, you can assure your patients that the guidelines you're presenting to them have been shown to be effective. This guide takes into account the complexity of the disease, the diversity of the populations it affects, and the continued improvement of care systems. It discusses the origins of diabetes and medication management and treatment, then presents advice based on the latest research findings on: -behavioral health and self-management issues and interventions -tips for patients dealing with issues such as travel, surgery, and foot care -treating specific patient populations including Latinos, Native Americans, rural communities, and the uninsured -case studies from successful, replicable programs Also addressing the business aspects of diabetes care related to such areas as legal and regulatory issues and health policy initiatives, Handbook of Diabetes Management, brings you practical insights based on the latest research. "This handbook book by expert professionals covers every aspect of diabetic care. It is a sound, evidence-based, culturally informative, practical approach to diabetes prevention and disease management." -Kathleen Lambert, BSN, RN, JD, from the Foreword
Handbook Of Diabetic Hypertension Incorporates The Latest Guidelines And Trials Into A Practical, Concise, Authoritative Guide To The Diagnosis, Evaluation, And Management Of Hypertension In Type 2 Diabetes, The Most Prevalent Form Of The Disease. Adjunctive Measures To Lower Cardiac Risk And Improve Cardiovascular Prognosis Are Also Described, Including Intensive Control Of Glycemia And Diabetic Dyslipidemia.
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The prevalence of adult cognitive disorders will dramatically rise over the next 25 years due to the aging population. Clinical research on adult cognitive disorders has rapidly evolved, including evidence of new adult cognitive disorders and greater insight into the clinical presentation, mechanism, diagnosis, and treatment of established diseases. The Oxford Handbook of Adult Cognitive Disorders is an up-to-date, scholarly, and comprehensive volume covering most diseases, conditions, and injuries resulting in impairments in cognitive function in adults. Topics covered include normal cognitive and brain aging, the impact of medical disorders and psychiatric illnesses on cognitive function, adult neurodevelopmental disorders, and various neurological conditions. This Handbook also provides a section on unique perspectives and special considerations for clinicians and clinical researchers, covering topics such as cognitive reserve, genetics, diversity, and neuroethics. Readers will be able to draw upon this volume to facilitate clinical practice (including differential diagnosis, treatment recommendations, assessment practices), and to obtain an in-depth review of current research across a wide spectrum of disorders, provided by leaders in their fields. The Oxford Handbook of Adult Cognitive Disorders is a one-of a kind resource appropriate for both clinicians and clinical researchers, from advanced trainees to seasoned professionals.