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Joslins Diabetes Deskbook - A Guide for Primary Care Providers, Third Edition Richard S. Beaser

Joslins Diabetes Deskbook - A Guide for Primary Care Providers, Third Edition

Richard S. Beaser

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Joslin Diabetes Center is pleased to introduce the Third Edition of Joslins Diabetes Deskbook - A Guide for Primary Care Providers. Primary care practitioners, nurse practitioners, RNs, RDs and other healthcare professionals are increasingly calledMoreJoslin Diabetes Center is pleased to introduce the Third Edition of Joslins Diabetes Deskbook - A Guide for Primary Care Providers. Primary care practitioners, nurse practitioners, RNs, RDs and other healthcare professionals are increasingly called upon to treat, work with or advise the growing numbers of people with diabetes. Recognizing that these primary care professionals are on the frontline of diabetes treatment, Joslin has produced Joslins Diabetes Deskbook to offer its expertise and guidance in this effort. This Third Edition is completely revised to provide evidence-based information about diabetes and its complications along with the most up-to-date approaches to the diagnosis, management and treatment of the diseaseEvery chapter of the Deskbook has been updated for the Third Edition - including:Medication SummariesDiagnostic criteria and screening at-risk patientsCollaboration strategies and conversation starters to engage patients for improved outcomesTopics of value to primary care providers included in the Deskbook are: diagnosis- oral medications and their use singly or in combination- designing insulin treatment programs- the role of medical nutritional therapy and exercise- risk reduction and treatment of microvascular and macrovascular complications- dealing with gender-specific issues- and educating diabetes patients so they can effectively engage in diabetes self- management.Other unique features include:Guides for specific insulin regimensGuidelines for insulin adjustmentInsulin adjustment guidelines for exerciseChecklist for initiation, design and revision of a diabetes self-monitoring programPatient nutrition assessmentChecklist for diabetes medical history/physical exam/laboratory assessmentChecklist for the evaluation of a woman with diabetes who wishes to become pregnantIntensive insulin therapy algorithm