Understanding Diabetes

Author: R. F. Dods
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118530624
Format: PDF, Mobi
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A clear explanation of the cause, diagnosis, and treatment of diabetes Written for a broad range of readers, including students, researchers, policymakers, health care providers, and diabetes patients and caregivers, this book explains the underlying biochemistry and physiology of diabetes mellitus. Each chapter contains a glossary that defines key terms, a summary that highlights essential concepts discussed in each section of the chapter, as well as a set of simple problems to help readers gain a richer and deeper understanding of diabetes, from its history to treatment options. Understanding Diabetes begins with an overview of the disease, its worldwide prevalence and cost, and its connection to the global obesity epidemic. The author then explores the history of diabetes, including the first documented description of the disease dating back to 3400 BCE in Ancient Egypt. The next chapter, A Glucose Metabolism Primer, sets forth the pathways for the metabolism of glucose. Next, the book covers: Regulation of glucose metabolism and glucose metabolism gone wrong Diabetes classification system Diagnosis, including current laboratory tests Complications, such as retinopathy, neuropathy, and cardiovascular disease Hereditary transmission Prevention and treatment, including emerging research Although a cure has still not been found, this book demonstrates that researchers are continuing to make major breakthroughs on all fronts in the fight against diabetes, including a better understanding of its causes and an improved ability to diagnose and treat the disease.

Understanding Diabetes

Author: Scientific Publishing
Publisher: Scientific Pub Limited
ISBN: 9781930633292
Format: PDF
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The Understanding Diabetes chart is a dynamic reference for understanding the types and complications of diabetes. This includes graphic depictions of glucose metabolism and insulin action, as well as some of the complications from diabetes. Heavy gauge 3ml lamination with sealed edges and two metal eyelets for hanging makes chart highly durable. Write-on/wipe-off with dry erase marker (not included).

Understanding Diabetes and Endocrinology

Author: Daryl Meeking
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1840765895
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Diabetes is a common and debilitating condition encountered by all doctors worldwide, regardless of specialist interest. This book aims to give the reader an understanding of the background, diagnosis, investigation and management of diabetes and endocrine disease. This book is set out in three main sections. The first gives a background understanding of diabetes and a review of glandular systems. The second outlines the disease problems and their investigation, including the specific complications of diabetes. The third covers the management and treatment of diabetes and endocrine disease, importantly including prevention and screening. This is the third book in a new series which combines a symptoms and problem-based approach. It is of use to medical students and instructors, to junior doctors and to health care professionals dealing with diabetes and endocrine diseases.

The Complete Diabetes Prevention Plan

Author: Sandra Woodruff
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101099089
Format: PDF, ePub
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The Complete Diabetes Prevention Plan is a guide to halting the development of diabetes. In clear, accessible language, it explains the stages of diabetes and how the disease process can be arrested. It provides dietary guidelines for preventing diabetes, weight-loss tips, and exercise suggestions. In addition, the book features 150 easy and appealing recipes that emphasize good carbs, healthful fats, and controlled calories—all crucial elements in a diabetes-fighting diet.

Understanding Type 2 Diabetes

Author: Merlin Thomas
Publisher: Exisle Publishing
ISBN: 1921966203
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Diabetes is the world’s modern pandemic. But it needn’t mean a world of frustration, restrictions and complications. Most people with diabetes are able to live full, free and healthy lives. It just takes clear understanding and good management.In ‘Understanding Type 2 Diabetes’, Professor Merlin Thomas of the renowned Baker IDI Heart and Diabetes Institute clearly explains:• What diabetes is and how it comes about.• What is the right diet for someone with diabetes, and how to achieve it.• How exercise can improve and maintain your health.• The medical aspects of diabetes care, including the best ways to control your waistline, blood glucose, blood pressure and cholesterol levels.• How to prevent and treat the major complications of diabetes.Having diabetes is not easy. But its management needn’t be complex or complicated. With ‘Understanding Type 2 Diabetes’ to guide you, you’ll soon realise that successfully managing diabetes is not only feasible but is also essential.

Diabetes Survival Guide

Author: Stanley Mirsky
Publisher: Random House Digital, Inc.
ISBN: 0345493303
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Provides simple suggestions and methods to help readers live with diabetes without major disruptions to their lives, and includes a diet designed to control blood sugar.

Diabetes Counseling Education Activities Helping clients without harping on weight

Author: Megrette Fletcher
Publisher: Lulu.com
ISBN: 069206656X
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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How can health professionals teach diabetes education without getting sucked into the restrictive-eating, appearance-based, weight-loss trap? Diabetes Counseling and Education Activities: Helping clients without harping on weight, is the culmination of 20 years of teaching experience by a Certified Diabetes Educator, Registered Dietitian, and Mindful Eating pioneer. Motivational Interviewing is the counseling method used throughout this manual to demonstrate how to teach diabetes care by presenting 14 different activities. Learn about:Embracing a Weight-Neutral Approach to Diabetes CareThe Insulin Knife: Part 1The Insulin Knife: Part 2Thermostat: Understanding the Cause of Insulin ResistanceBlood Sugar Rocket¿How Much Work?¿ A Deeper Dive into Diet Food ChoicesUsing Food LabelsHypoglycemia, Hunger & Fullness with Diabetes What About Weight? Inactivity and Exercise ResistanceBlood Sugar Experiments - Using the Meter Liver Sponge - Explaining Hepatic Glucose Release Emotional Eating and Disordered Eating in Type 2 DiabetesTo make this manual easy to use, each of activity is organized in a similar way, providing you with why, when, and how to introduce the activity in the counseling session. The learning objective and detailed counseling dialog help you shift to goal-planning and documenting the visit.