Diabetes by David MatthewsDiabetes by David Matthews

Diabetes

byDavid Matthews, Nikiki Meston, Pam Dyson

Paperback | August 15, 2008

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There are over 2 million people diagnosed with diabetes in the UK and worldwide 194 million. An epidemic of diabetes is reported and by 2025 it is predicted that there will be 330 million people with diabetes in the world. Diabetes is likely to present one of this century's greatest medicalchallenges. However, the impact of diabetes on the individual and their carers is equally important. This book will provide an easy to understand guide to diabetes and is aimed at all those living with diabetes.This book will give an overall introduction to diabetes including a short history of diabetes, causes, symptoms, possible complications, management (both of diabetes and the associated risk factors), psychological factors and what care to expect. It will emphasise self management and the process ofachieving this.

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Professor David Matthews To be completed Sue Beatty Diabetes research nurse, OCDEM Sue Beatty is a clinical research nurse based at the Oxford Centre for Diabetes Endocrinology and Metabolism. She has worked in diabetes research for six years. She has been involved in a wide range of research studies and has a particular interest ...

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Title:DiabetesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:160 pages, 7.72 × 5.08 × 0.43 inPublished:August 15, 2008Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0199232660

ISBN - 13:9780199232666

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Table of Contents

Section One1. Prof David Matthews: Diabetes: An overviewSection Two2. Pam Dyson: Managing Diabetes: Lifestyles3. Dr Apana Pal: Medication4. Jenny Shaw: Blood Glucose LevelsSection Three5. Sue Beatty: Living with DiabetesSection Four6. Dr Niki Meston and Laurie King: Long-term complications of DiabetesSection 57. Prof David Matthews: The Future