The Nurse's Guide to Teaching Diabetes Self-Management

The Nurse's Guide to Teaching Diabetes Self-Management

by Rita Girouard Mertig
     
 

ISBN-10: 0826102255

ISBN-13: 9780826102256

Pub. Date: 09/18/2006

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

As the population of diabetes patients continues to grow, nurses and care-givers must keep up with the daunting task of teaching patients to care for themselves.

In this groundbreaking new guide, Rita Girouard Mertig provides the clinical guidance and expertise nurses need to successfully teach diabetes self-management and compliance to adults, children, and

Overview

As the population of diabetes patients continues to grow, nurses and care-givers must keep up with the daunting task of teaching patients to care for themselves.

In this groundbreaking new guide, Rita Girouard Mertig provides the clinical guidance and expertise nurses need to successfully teach diabetes self-management and compliance to adults, children, and parents.

Ranging from the basics of diabetes to providing the most up-to-date information on drug therapies, everything you need to effectively instruct patients and help them gain control of their diabetes therapy is here. Topics covered include:

  • Nutrition management
  • Exercise
  • Medications
  • Glycemic Control
  • Continuous Glucose Monitor
  • Children with Diabetes and Their Parents
  • Adolescents with Diabetes
  • Diabetes in Adults with Special Needs
  • Diabetes and Mental Illness
  • Client Noncompliance

Addressing the most important and current topics necessary for successful self-regulation and maintenance of diabetes, this new innovative desk reference provides a quick guide and instructional tool for nurses and caregivers everywhere.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780826102256
Publisher:
Springer Publishing Company
Publication date:
09/18/2006
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
184
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.40(d)

Table of Contents



    List of Figures

    List of Tables

    Preface

    Acknowledgements

    Introduction

    Part I. The Diabetes Conundrum

  1. Diabetes: The Basics

  2. How Insulin Works

  3. Classifications of Diabetes

  4. Diagnostic Criteria

  5. Treatment: Medical Nutrition Therapy

  6. Nutrition

  7. Weight Loss

  8. Old Food Pyramid Versus 2005 Dietary Guidelines

  9. Carb Counting

  10. Alcohol: Pros and Cons

  11. Sick-Day Management

  12. Treatment: Physical Activity

  13. Benefits of Exercise

  14. Potential Problems with Exercise


  15. Treatment: Medication

  16. Oral Antidiabetic Medications

  17. Injectable Antidiabetic Medication

  18. Inhaled Insulin

  19. Glycemic Control

  20. Hyperglycemia

  21. Factors that raise blood sugar

  22. Hypoglycemia

  23. Hypoglycemia Unawareness

  24. Blood Glucose Monitoring

  25. A Cure Is Near

  26. Research in the Prevention and Cure of Type 1 Diabetes

  27. Research in the Prevention and Cure of Type 2 Diabetes

  28. How a New Drug or Product Gets Approved

  29. Part II. Diabetes Self-Management

  30. The Nurse as Teacher

  31. What do Clients with Diabetes Need to Know?

  32. Assessment Guidelines

  33. Goals of Client Education

  34. Nursing Interventions Using Learning Principles

  35. Evaluating Teaching

  36. Children with Diabetes and Their Parents, Kearsten Mauney

  37. What is it Like to Have a Child with Diabetes?

  38. Ages andStages

  39. Adolescents with Diabetes, Bev Baliko

  40. Balancing Parental Involvement

  41. Nonadherence in Adolescents with Diabetes

  42. Diabetes in Adults with Special Needs

  43. Diabetes and Pregnancy

  44. Diabetes in the Elderly

  45. Diabetes and Mental Illness, Bev Baliko

  46. Diabetes and Depression

  47. Diabetes and Chronic, Severe Mental Illnesses

  48. Teaching and Motivating Clients with Mental Illnesses

  49. Client Noncompliance

  50. Definitions

  51. Financial Considerations

  52. Physical Limitations

  53. Deficient Knowledge

  54. Literacy

  55. Culture

  56. Religious Constraints

  57. Support System

  58. Denial

  59. Anger

  60. Depression

  61. Fatalism

  62. Self-Determination

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