Vital Diabetes

£22.99
Class Publishing
9781859592274

As anyone who works in general practice or the community knows, managing diabetes as well as everything else is a superhuman task - especially with treatment guidelines changing all the time. Written by two experts in the field, this book will give you all the support you need for best practice in diabetes care.

This new fourth edition includes commentary on the implementation strategy of the National Service Framework, DESMOND (Diabetes Self-management for Ongoing and Newly Diagnosed) and the new GP Contract, as well as covering new insights into Type 2 diabetes and how to manage it.

If you are involved in diabetes, particularly Type 2 diabetes, this handy guide is a must for you.

Gives you:

Clear and concise information at a glance - Vital Points highlighted throughout
All the information you need in only 112 pages
Expert guidance to diabetes care - gives you the confidence to know that your patients are getting the best advice
Patient and carer information you can photocopy for patients to take away with them
All the vital facts and figures about diabetes, for your information and use

Contents:
1Impact and new insights
2National Service Frameworks and NICE
3Screening and identification
4Early management of type 2 diabetes
5Educating patients
6Longer term management of type 2 diabetes
7How to control blood glucose levels
8How to reduce long-term complications of diabetes
9How to manage type 1 diabetes
10How to manage pregnancy and gestational diabetes
11Living with diabetes
12Emergencies and illness
13Diabetes care and general practice
14Blood glucose self-monitoring
15Specimen agreed protocols with secondary care
16The GP Contract: Clinical quality indicators for diabetes
17Glossary of terms
18Resources


“Full of the kind of essential and up-to-date information you need to deliver the best practice in diabetes care.”
M. Carpenter, Diabetes Grapevine

“Excellent book - good quick reference material for use within the clinical area.”
Julie Grindley, Practice Nursing Sister, Audlem Medical Practice, Crewe

1 The impact of living with diabetes

2 Insights into type 2 diabetes

3 National Service Frameworks and NICE

4 Screening and identification

5 Early management of type 2 diabetes

6 Educating patients about managing type 2 diabetes

7 Longer term management of type 2 diabetes

8 How to control blood glucose levels

9 How to reduce long-term complications of diabetes

10 How to manage type 1 diabetes

11 How to manage pregnancy and gestational diabetes

12 Living with diabetes

13 Emergencies and illness

14 Diabetes care and general practice

Appendices

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