This book contains the following
topics: What is diabete, Who should test themselves for diabetes, Controlling
diabetes, Myths about diabetes, Diabetes care, Diet in diabetes, Exercise is
medicine and fun too, Medication, Insulin injection, Injection, Hypoglycemia,
Sick day plan, Pregnancy and diabetes, Diabetes and youth, Self monitoring, Long
term complications of diabetes and management, Psychological factors and
diabetes, Can diabetes be prevented, Epilogue and Identity Card for a diabetes
aim of this guideline is to provide evidence-based, practical advice on the
steps necessary to support adults with type 1 diabetes to live full, largely
unrestricted, lives and avoid the acute and long-term complications of both the
disease and of its treatment. The present guideline is an update of many
sections of that guideline, focusing on areas where new knowledge and new
treatment opportunities have arisen in the last decade.
Author(s): National Institute for Health and Care Excellence, UK
Diabetes is a
chronic health problem with devastating, yet preventable consequences. It is
characterized by high blood glucose levels resulting from defects in insulin
production, insulin action, or both. This book describes everything about
This book is intended to serve as a general
learning material for diabetes mellitus by the health center team. This book can
also be used by other categories of health professionals. It should be kept in
mind, though, that it is not a substitute for standard textbooks.
This note covers the following
topics: Nutrition management, Prevention of Type 2 diabetes in high risk
group, Nutrition recommendations for people with diabetes, Nutrition
recommendations for managing diabetes and related complications,
Micronutrients, Nutrition support, Cystic fibrosis,Disorders of the pancreas,
Coeliac disease, Nutrition provided by external agencies, Fasting, supplements
and functional foods.
First chapter of this book provides calculators that help you calculate your ideal body weight and BMI. Other chapters guide the reader through the genetic
variations that may play roles in type 1 diabetes, type 2 diabetes, and other types.
This note covers the following topics: Type 1 diabetes and Type 2 diabetes: Etiology, Symptoms, Diagnosis and
Treatment, Gestational diabetes, Intermediate states of hyperglycemia,
Complications of diabetes, Diabetic retinopathy , Nephropathy, Neuropathy (nerve disease)and Cardiovascular disease.
Diabetes Dictionary is derived from the original Diabetes Dictionary of the
National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Disease (NIDDK). New
material, updated definitions, internal hyperlinks, and links to related
material have been added to make your search for information easier.