Sex & Diabetes is the first book ever to deal exclusively with sexual problems as they relate to diabetes— and the only book to discuss issues that relate to both men and women.It also shows you how sexual problems can be prevented or delayed and discusses treatments options that currently exist. Sex & Diabetes highlights the value of communication between sexual partners and the importance of having an open relationship with healthcare professionals.
The American Diabetes Association—the nation's leading health organization supporting diabetes research, information, and advocacy—has completely revised this comprehensive home reference to provide all the information a person needs to live an active, healthy life with diabetes. Now in its fifth edition, this extensive resource contains information on the best self-care techniques and the latest medical advances. For people with diabetes, this extraordinary guide will answer any question. Topics include the latest on self-care for type 1, type 2, and gestational diabetes; new types of insulin and medications; strategies for avoiding diabetes complications; expanded sections on meal planning and nutrition; and tips on working with the health care system and insurance providers.
Epidemiology of type 2 diabetes in youth, including evidence for and magnitude of the epidemic; pathophysiology in youth, case-finding criteria, and when to consider the possibility of type 2; and how to diagnose and treat diabetes in children and adolescents.
Providing care for a young adult with type 1 diabetes during this stage can be difficult as well. Transitions in Care serves as a coaching manual for health care providers and parents, and as a guide to self-care and independence for young adults with diabetes. It demystifies a complicated period in a life with type 1 diabetes and makes the passage to adulthood easier for everyone involved.
Information for motivating people to learn, assessing learning needs, evaluating teaching techniques & classes, making learning fun for both teacher & students, developing an education class or entire education program & teaching colleagues how to teach.
Diabetes care guidelines, protocols, and facts for all healthy care professionals to apply at the point of care for type 1, type 2, and gestational diabetes; compiled by hospital-based diabetes care experts.
People with diabetes are 1.6 times more likely than people without diabetes to use a complementary or alternative medicine supplement. This clinician’s guide will give you facts and tips to help your patients successfully consider using a CAM supplement. Includes: in-depth descriptions of botanical and nonbotanical CAM supplements to treat diabetes; tables organizing supplements and therapies for quick reference; and review of clinical studies and chemical constituents for each supplement.
An anthology of more than 50 stories about the other side of treating diabetes—what health care providers can learn from patients. With more than 1,000 combined years of working with patients, the contributors share their knowledge and the life-altering experiences that both challenge and change the way health care professionals provide care to their patients. This inspirational work proves that knowledge can be learned from books, but wisdom can only be gained through years of experience.
This Fifth Edition of The Generic Challenge provides important new updates on current regulatory, legal and commercial issues affecting brand and generic pharmaceutical products, including new laws establishing generics for biologics, and changes brought about by the recently enacted America Invents Act. It explains clearly and understandably the roles of patents, FDA regulation of drugs and the Hatch Waxman Act in commercial drug development in light of generic challenges and how improvements in innovative drug products provide benefits to patients while extending the commercial lives of the drugs. There is simply no other book of its kind on this important subject.