The ABC of Diabetes
provides a complete overview of diabetes, including the etiology, diagnosis and management of Types 1 and 2 diabetes, detection and prevention, and the organization of care and support. This latest update is based on the 6th
edition with additional features, enhanced functionality and ongoing updates.
With new sections on psychological aspects, signs of complications, and support for people living with diabetes, this completely revised resource covers the many changes taking place in diabetes care. Major areas covered include screening for Type 2 diabetes; in monitoring and insulin administration, the organization and delivery of care and the increasing prevalence of diabetes in both developed and developing countries.
- Drawing on the expertise of the University of Warwick as a centre of excellence for the teaching of diabetes care, the best selling ABC of Diabetes is ideal for GPs, primary care practitioners, practice nurses, diabetes specialist nurses, health visitors and junior doctors
- A comprehensive view of the practical issues relating to diagnosis and treatment of diabetes together with very practical advice on the management of its complications
- Covers the early recognition of diabetes and cardiovascular risk as well as preventing complications specific to diabetes
- Addresses the need to deliver diabetes care in a multidisciplinary setting, including the UK Quality and Outcomes Framework, and reflects the increasing emphasis on self-management and patient-centred care, particularly as it relates to lifestyle changes, glycaemic control and patient choice over treatment options
- Contains information on retinopathy, peripheral neuropathies, autonomic neuropathy, diabetic nephropathy, cardiovascular disease, pregnancy and many more
- Sections include Insulin treatment, Hypoglycemia, Diabetic ketoacidosis and management of diabetes during pregnancy
- Gives concise and clear explanations and full-color images