In the US, 23.6 million people-7.8 percent of the population-have diabetes. Diabetes can lead to serious complications, including blindness, kidney damage, cardiovascular disease, peripheral neuropathy and lower-limb amputations. People with diabetes can lower the occurrence of these and other diabetes complication by controlling blood glucose, blood pressure, and blood lipids.
What Nurses Know...Diabetes sheds new light on this disease from a trusted source: nurses.
This book will provide down-to-earth information and explain clearly what a reader needs to know and wants to know to understand about diabetes so they can move forward with their lives. Special Features Include
A strong resource with a glossary and plenty of wisdom from healthcare professionals, What Nurses Know ...Diabetes" is a highly recommended guide, not to be missed by those who fear Diabetes Health. Also from demos Health (Winning the Battle Against Prostate Cancer)"-James A. Cox Editor-in-Chief Midwest book Review|" well written and filled with helpful tips and advice for anyone with diabetes. an excellent resource for those who have read about diabetes basics but would like to know more. What Nurses Know ... Diabetes is highly recommended"-Consumer Connection
|Diabetes: What Is It?||p. 1|
|What can I Eat?||p. 15|
|Why should I Exercise?||p. 45|
|How do Medications Help?||p. 67|
|Glucose Monitoring: What do I do with the Results?||p. 101|
|How can I Prevent Complications?||p. 123|
|Diabetes and Pregnancy||p. 173|
|Emotions and Diabetes||p. 187|
|How Can I Get the Help I Need?||p. 203|
|How Can Family and Friends Help?||p. 217|
|Staying Motivated||p. 225|
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Series: What Nurses Know...
Number Of Pages: 312
Published: 7th December 2010
Publisher: Demos Medical Publishing
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.86 x 15.88 x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.42