Diabetes: How to Help is intended to fill the void that currently exists in the publishing marketplace. It will address both knowledge deficits and emotional needs of the caregiver community.
|Publisher:||American Diabetes Association|
|Product dimensions:||5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.40(d)|
|Age Range:||18 Years|
About the Author
Gary Scheiner, MS, CDE, is the owner and Clinical Director of Integrated Diabetes Services, a practice located just outside of Philadelphia, PA, that specializes in intensive insulin therapy and advanced education for children and adults. Gary has been a certified diabetes educator for 24 years and has had type 1 diabetes for 33 years. He was named the 2014 AADE Diabetes Educator of the Year and is author of six books, including Think Like A Pancreas: A Practical Guide to Managing Diabetes with insulin.
Diane Herbert, MSS, LSW, CFM, CDE, is a licensed medical social worker and certified diabetes educator. Diane has held executive positions in business development, strategy, and program management. Currently, she serves as Vice President, Clinical Services, for Livongo, a consumer digital health company empowering people with chronic conditions. Additionally, she maintains a private practice working with adolescents and families living with type 1 diabetes. Diane is an advocate for people with diabetes and frequently speaks and writes on topics related to diabetes and child development, transition of care, and the intersection of emotional and physical health.
Table of ContentsProposed Table of Contents:
1. Understanding the basics
c. Principles of Management
2. Caregivers' roles
a. Knowing Your Limits
b. Dealing with crises
ii. Sick Days
iii. Severe Highs
c. Utilizing the Healthcare System
d. Dealing with Denial
3. Daily Living
d. Physical Activity
f. Mood Swings
4. Support for the Caregiver
5. A note to the Person With Diabetes