Handbook of Diabetes Management / Edition 1

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"A public health crisis of this magnitude demands professional resources that apply evidence-based practical knowledge and anticipate the challenges that lie ahead. Handbook of Diabetes Management is one such reference, addressing the complexity of the disease, the diversity Of the populations it affects, and the continued improvement of care systems. Topics discussed include." The Handbook's message is clear: effective diabetes management means support at the individual, provider, and system levels. This forward-looking volume sets standards for proactive care, whether readers are involved in hands-on practice, patient education, or the regional office.
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Editorial Reviews

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Reviewer: Karen M. Green, BSN, MSN (University of Chicago Medical Center)
Description: This handbook not only comprises a multidisciplinary approach to diabetes management, but also addresses diabetes as a public health problem with solutions for prevention and treatments sensitive to diverse community needs. The sections on nutrition and self-management have convenient patient education material inserted in evidence-based provider guidelines; the figures and tables throughout concisely summarize chapter contents.
Purpose: The purpose is to provide persons involved in public policy, community health, clinical management, and ancillary healthcare with a comprehensive, evidence-based, community driven reference on diabetes in all its complexity. This book goes beyond the chronicity and complications for persons with diabetes to include prevention, self-management, cultural nuances, and special cases. It also reflects the effect diabetes has on the community, the healthcare system, and access to care. The book meets the authors' objectives.
Audience: The target audience is rather broad and includes medical practitioners, diabetes educators, public health nurses, and policy makers in finance and insurance. The organization of the book makes the content pertinent to each audience easy to find. The contributors are experts in their field and the editors have extensive background in the public health arena.
Features: The book presents diabetes as a community and public health problem of epidemic proportions. It explains the complexity of the disease process; the multifaceted treatment including diet, exercise, medicine, and self-management; and the effect culture, beliefs, and readiness for change have on patient outcomes. In addition, there is discussion of the direct and indirect cost diabetes has upon the community. The tables, figures, and patient education material is noteworthy. The section on medical therapies is brief, more of a listing than in-depth coverage, which does not conform to the detail provided in the rest of the book.
Assessment: This book is unique in its approach to the problem of diabetes. It views diabetes from a community or public health perspective. Its sections on cost, both direct and indirect, cultural diversity, prevention, and raising public awareness broadens the clinician's knowledge base. It summarizes effectively the pathophysiology, nutritional, exercise, and self-management aspects of diabetes and diabetes management.

4 Stars! from Doody
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780387234892
  • Publisher: Springer US
  • Publication date: 10/17/2005
  • Edition description: 2005
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 404
  • Product dimensions: 10.00 (w) x 7.00 (h) x 0.94 (d)

Meet the Author

Donna Zazworsky, MS, RN, CCM, FAAN, is an internationally known expert in case management and disease management with community populations. She is managing partner for Case Manager Solutions, LLC, and director of Grants, Partnerships and Policy for St. Elizabeth of Hungary Community Health Center—-a large clinic that serves more than 18,000 uninsured in Tucson and the surrounding communities. On a personal note, Donna’s mother and two maternal aunts have experienced the devastating complications of Type 2 Diabetes. Six years ago, her mother suffered a stroke that has left her with left sided weakness. Both aunts died of diabetes complications related to above the knee bilateral amputations and end stage renal disease. Not only is diabetes prevention a personal motivation for Donna, but case management and disease management systems provide a primary focus for her work in understanding and reducing barriers for people with diabetes.

Jane Nelson Bolin, RN, JD, PhD, is a professor and researcher in rural health and disease management at Texas A&M. On a personal note, Jane has had gestational diabetes during both of her pregnancies. Knowing that the incidence of getting Type 2 diabetes at a later age is more than 70%, Jane practices a personal prevention program that includes diet and exercise.

Vicki Gaubeca, MPH, is assistant director of Public Affairs and Community Outreach for the Mel and Enid Zuckerman Arizona College of Public Health. On a personal note, Vicki has had Type 1 Diabetes since she was a teenager. She knows the day-to-day struggles of self management and hopes that this handbook will lend insight to the public health workers who help people with diabetes.

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Table of Contents

Foreword Preface


Chapter 1: Chapter 2: Essentials of Quality Improvement with Special Reference to Diabetes Carter L. Marshall

Chapter 2: The Chronic Care Model: Blueprint for Improving Total Diabetes Care Anita C. Murcko, Jean Donie, Scott Endsley, Larry Cooper

Chapter 3: Promoting Cultural Competence Through Community Partnerships Isela Luna

Chapter 3A: Hispanic American Culture and Diabetes Lourdes Barrera

Chapter 3B: Cultural Competency: Native Americans Terri Glasses

Chapter 4: Preparing for the Technology Revolution in Healthcare Brian L. Foster


Chapter 5: Concepts on the Origin of Diabetes Hirisadarahally N. Nagaraja, Patrick J. Boyle

Chapter 6: Medication Management Carrie M. Maffeo

Chapter 7: Nutrition for Individuals with Diabetes Catherine M. Robinson, Judith Beck

Chapter 8: Diabetes and Exercise Scott Going, Betsy Dokken

Chapter 9: Living Well with Diabetes: An Approach to Behavioral Health Issues Tim Moore

Chapter 10: Planning for Sick Days, Surgery and Travel Betsy Dokken

Chapter 11: Self-Management Donna Zazworksy, Lynda Juall Carpenito-Moyet

Chapter 12: The Diabetic Foot Barbara J. Aung


Chapter 13: Prediabetes: A Risky Prodrome to Diabetes James L. Dumbauld

Chapter 14: Gestational Diabetes Jorge A. Arzac

Chapter 15: Chronic Kidney Disease Leslie Spry

Chapter 16: Caring for the Uninsured and Diabetic Daniel Casto

Chapter 17: Disease Management in Rural Populations: Can It Be Done?
Jane Bolin, Larry Gamm, Bita Kash, B. Mitchell Peck

Chapter 18: Caring for the Border Communities Maia Ingram, M.P.H.

Chapter 19: Utilizing Community Health Advisors in Diabetes Care Management Nancy J. Metzger

Chapter 20: Complementary and Alternative Medicine in Diabetes Karen D’Huyvetter

Chapter 21: Leading Edge Technologies Related to Diabetes Care Vicki B. Gaubeca, Donna Zazworsky

Chapter 22: Disease Management Research and Policy Initiatives Larry Gamm, Jane Bolin, Bita Kash

Chapter 23: Legal and Regulatory Considerations of Diabetes Disease Management Jane Bolin, Bita Kash, Larry Gamm


Chapter 24: Economics Jennifer "Ginger" Ryan

Chapter 25: Funding Donna Zazworsky

Chapter 26: Tools for Getting Your Message Out About Diabetes: Marketing/Public Relations, Social Marketing and Media Advocacy Vicki B. Gaubeca


Case Study 1: Diabetes Disease Management Program Donna Zazworsky, James Dumbauld

Case Study 2: Carle’s Diabetes Management Program Christine Kucera, John Stoll, Cindy Fraser, James C. Leonard, Paul Shelton

Case Study 3: The Scott & White Experience: Chronic Disease Management on a Shoe String Barbalee Symm, Michael Reis

Case Study 4: Nutrition Survival Skills for Diabetes: A Personal Experience Annette I. Peery

Case Study 5: Diabetes Continuing Care Clinic Group Visits for the Uninsured Donna Zazworsky, James Dumbauld, Charmaine Trujillo, Cecelia Hofberger, Juanita Peterman

Case Study 6: A Hospital Case Study in Diabetes Management: Carondelet Health Network Rose Marie Manchon

Author Index Subject Index

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