The ABC of Diabetes
provides a complete overview of diabetesincluding the aetiology, diagnosis and management of Types 1 and 2diabetes, detection and prevention, and the organization of careand support.
With new chapters on psychological aspects, surveillance forcomplications, and support for people living with diabetes, thiscompletely revised edition covers the many changes taking place indiabetes care, particularly in screening for Type 2 diabetes; inmonitoring and insulin administration; in the organisation anddelivery of care; and the increasing prevalence of diabetes in bothdeveloped and developing countries.
This sixth edition covers the early recognition of diabetes andcardiovascular risk as well as preventing complications specific todiabetes. It also addresses the need to deliver diabetes care in amultidisciplinary setting, including the UK Quality and OutcomesFramework, and reflects the increasing emphasis on self–managementand patient–centred care, particularly as it relates to lifestylechanges, glycaemic control and patient choice over treatmentoptions.
Drawing on the expertise of the University of Warwick as acentre of excellence for the teaching of diabetes care, the bestselling ABC of Diabetes is ideal for GPs, primary carepractitioners, practice nurses, diabetes specialist nurses, healthvisitors and junior doctors.