Diabetes Mellitus: A Guide to Patient Care
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2007 - Medical - 278 pages
This portable, practical guide to diabetes mellitus covers the entire spectrum of disease management wherever health care professionals encounter the disorder, including hospitals, clinics, and physicians' offices. It contains guidelines for the lifelong management of both acute and chronic complications; behavioral approaches to care; the latest pharmacologic therapies; management plans for patients; diabetes education; and therapeutic lifestyle changes, such as nutrition, exercise, and the latest information on treatment and self-management. The book includes sample meal plans and food exchange lists, such as lean protein, medium-fat protein, and high-fat proteins—all with serving portion sizes.