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Title Diabetes management in long-term settings : a clinician's guide to optimal elderly care / [edited by] Linda Haas and Sandra Burke
Published Alexandria : American Diabetes Association, [2014]
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Description 1 online resource : illustrations
Contents The medical director's viewpoint / Pandya & Patel -- Diabetes management in long-term care settings / Aaron -- Geriatric syndromes and diabetes in LTC / Burke & Sikma -- Glycemic management in long-term care / Hinnen -- Self-care: promoting functional abilities / Quintana -- Key concepts in nutritional therapy in older adults / Swift -- Physical activity and diabetes / Warren -- Medications management in LTC / Zetterval -- Monitoring / Haas -- Foot care / Robbins -- Visual impairment / Williams -- Cardiovascular disease / Quinn -- Transitions / Wagle
Summary Diabetes Management in Long-Term Settings is a clinical guide for the treatment of elderly patients with diabetes. With the number of older adults growing exponentially and with a growing percentage of this group facing diabetic and prediabetic conditions, Diabetes Management in Long-Term Settings will help physicians, nurses, pharmacists, and administrators develop effective programs to care for this growing population. It is a practical clinical guide outlining the protocols of geriatric diabetes care and will be a sought-after reference for all clinicians
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject Diabetes Mellitus -- therapy
Long-Term Care
Diabetes in old age -- Long-term care
Diabetes in old age.
Diabetes -- Treatment.
HEALTH & FITNESS -- Diseases -- General.
Long-term care of the sick.
MEDICAL -- Clinical Medicine.
MEDICAL -- Diseases.
MEDICAL -- Evidence-Based Medicine.
MEDICAL -- Internal Medicine.
Form Electronic book
Author Burke, Sandra Drozdz, 1953- editor
Haas, Linda, editor
American Diabetes Association, publisher
ISBN 1580405789 (electronic bk.)
9781580405782 (electronic bk.)