Nurses' Guide to Teaching Diabetes Self-Management
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 "
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HOW INSULIN WORKS
CLASSIFICATION OF DIABETES
WHAT IS ON THE HORIZON FOR PREVENTION AND CURE?
WHAT DO CLIENTS WITH DIABETES NEED TO KNOW?
GOALS OF CLIENT EDUCATION
INTERVENTIONS USING LEARNING PRINCIPLES
WHAT IS IT LIKE TO HAVE A CHILD WITH DIABETES?
AGES AND STAGES
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PROS AND CONS
WHAT COUNTS AS PHYSICAL ACTIVITY
BENEFITS OF EXERCISE
HOW MUCH AND HOW OFTEN?
HOW TO INCREASE PHYSICAL ACTIVITY
POTENTIAL PROBLEMS WITH EXERCISE
ORAL ANTIDIABETIC MEDICATIONS
CENTRAL ACTING MEDICATIONS
INJECTABLE ANTIDIABETIC MEDICATION
HOW TO DISPOSE OF MEDICATION SAFELY
NEW DIABETES MEDICATIONS ON THE HORIZON
WHAT IS ON THE HORIZON FOR NEW MEDSAND DELIVERY SYSTEMS
THE BLOOD GLUCOSESLEEP CONNECTION
BLOOD GLUCOSE MONITORING
WHAT IS ON THE HORIZON FOR FUTURE GLYCEMIC CONTROL?
HEART AND BLOOD VESSEL DISEASE
KIDNEY DAMAGE NEPHROPATHY
NERVE DAMAGE NEUROPATHY
TEETH AND GUM PROBLEMS
AN APPOINTMENT AT THE PEDIATRIC ENDOCRINOLOGIST
A REQUEST TO HEALTHCARE PROVIDERSFROM A PARENT OF A DIABETIC
THE TRANSITION TO SELFCARE
BALANCING PARENTAL INVOLVEMENT
TEACHING AND PROMOTING ADOLESCENT ADHERENCE
Insulin Omission and Eating Disorders
DIABETES AND PREGNANCY
TEACHING AND MOTIVATING PREGNANT CLIENTS
GENETIC IMPLICATIONS OF DIABETES
POTENTIAL IMPACT OF DIABETES IN ADULTHOOD
SENIORS AND DIABETES
DIABETES AND DEPRESSION
DIABETES AND CHRONIC SEVERE MENTAL ILLNESSES
TEACHING AND MOTIVATING CLIENTS WITH MENTAL ILLNESSES
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