Diabetes, A Handbook for the Primary Healthcare Team


A Handbook for the Primary Healthcare Team

Edited by Joan R. S. McDowell, MN, RGN, SCM, DN, RNT, Head of Division of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK; Florence Brown, MPhil, PGDip, RGN, RMN, RHV, Diabetes Nurse Specialist, North Glasgow University NHS Trust, Gartnavel General Hospital, Glasgow, UK; and David Matthews, BSc, MB, ChB, FRCP, Consultant Physician, Monklands Hospital, Airdrie, UK

1. What is diabetes?

2. Diagnosis and screening for diabetes

3. Psychological care

4. The person with type 2 diabetes

5. The person with type 1 diabetes

6. Food for life

7. Monitoring diabetes

8. Cardiovascular risk reduction

9. Microvascular disease

10. Foot care

11. Education for life

12. Improving care