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Title Embedding education into diabetes practice / editors, M. Porta, V. Miselli, M. Trento, V. Jorgens
Published Basel : Karger, [2005]
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Description 1 online resource (viii, 151 pages) : illustrations
Series Frontiers in Diabetes ; v. 18
Frontiers in diabetes ; v. 18
Contents Cover; Contents; Preface; Therapeutic Patient Education: From Classroom to Life; The Struggle for Life; Methodology and Therapeutic Education; The Diabetes Education Study Group of the EASD and Its Activities to Improve the Education of People with Diabetes; Integration of Diabetes Education in Type 2 Diabetes Care; Group Education for Type 2 Diabetes; Structured Treatment and Teaching Programmes for Patients with Diabetes mellitus and Hypertension in Germany; Impact of Education on the Quality of Diabetes Care in Germany
Summary The current epidemics of diabetes, obesity and related disorders makes lifestyle modification paramount in preventive and therapeutic interventions. This volume describes the rationale, history, methodologies and current international recommendations that make education an integral part of modern diabetes care. It also contains updated reports of results of clinical trials and/or practical experiences in North America, the Netherlands, Germany and Italy. Descriptions are given of the methods used both in general practice and in the hospital setting to train patients on, among others, nutrition
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Diabetes Mellitus -- prevention & control.
Diabetes Mellitus -- therapy.
Health Behavior.
Patient Education as Topic -- economics.
Patient Education as Topic -- methods.
Self Care.
Diabetes -- Prevention.
Diabetes -- Study and teaching.
Form Electronic book
Author Jorgens, V
Miselli, V
Porta, M.
Trento, M
ISBN 1423796810 (electronic bk.)
9781423796817 (electronic bk.)