Although difficult to maintain, intensive diabetes management has proven very effective and is now the rule, rather than the exception, in diabetes care. Virtually all patients with diabetestype 1 or type 2can improve their glycemic control and overall health through intensive diabetes management.
Intensive Diabetes Management is geared toward the health care practitioner who wants to implement this method in his or her patients. It emphasizes a team approach to patient care and offers guidance in helping patients move toward treatment goals appropriate for their individual skills and medical condition.
Individual sections address all of the key topics in intensive diabetes management, including:
Rationale/Physiological BasisTeam ApproachEducationPyschosocial IssuesPatient Selection/Goals of TherapyInsulin RegimensInsulin Pump TherapyMonitoringNutrition Management
This new edition is updated to cover the latest advances in medical research. New insights into diabetes and how they impact this particular treatment are covered. In addition, the data, guidelines, and procedures have been revised to reflect that newest positions of the American Diabetes Association's standards of care.
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Table of Contents
Chapter 1: Terminology of Intensive Diabetes Management Chapter 2: Rationale for and Psychological Basis of Intensive Diabetes Management Chapter 3: The Team Approach Chapter 4: Diabetes Self-Management Education Chapter 5: Psychosocial Issues Chapter 6: Patient Selection and Goals of Therapy Chapter 7: Multiple-Component Insulin Regimens Chapter 8: Insulin Infusion Pump Therapy Chapter 9: Monitoring Chapter 10: Nutrition Management
American Diabetes Association/Joseph I. Wolfsdorf, MB, BCh, Editor
Dr. Wolfsdorf is the Clinical Director and Associate Chief, Diabetes Program, Division of Endocrinology, Children's Hospital in Boston. He is also Professor of Pediatrics at Harvard Medical School.