Full Product DetailsAuthor: Rowan Hillson
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Imprint: Oxford University Press
Dimensions: Width: 10.00cm , Height: 1.80cm , Length: 18.10cm
ISBN 10: 0199218080
Publication Date: 09 October 2008
Audience: Professional and scholarly , Professional & Vocational
Publisher's Status: Active
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Table of ContentsAbbreviations ; 1. Is it diabetes? ; 2. Assessing a person with diabetes ; 3. The aims of diabetes care ; 4. Diabetes education ; 5. Healthy eating and drinking ; 6. Urine testing ; 7. Blood glucose and ketone testing ; 8. Non-insulin treatments ; 9. Insulin treatments ; 10. Low blood glucose - hypoglycaemia ; 11. High blood glucose - hyperglycaemia ; 12. Diabetic ketoacidosis and non-ketotic hyperosmolar hyperglycaemia (DKA and HONK) ; 13. Exercise ; 14. Diabetic tissue damage ; 15. Diabetic foot problems ; 16. Diabetes in young people ; 17. Diabetes in women ; 18. Diabetes in men ; 19. Older people with diabetes ; 20. Diabetes in different ethnic groups ; 21. Work ; 22. Travel ; 23. Psychological and social aspects of diabetes ; 24. Diabetes care in hospital ; 25. District diabetes care ; 26. Useful contacts
<br>Dr Rowan Hillson, MBE, MD, FRCP was appointed Consultant Physician in Diabetes & Endocrinology, and General Internal Medicine at The Hillingdon Hospital in Uxbridge, UK in 1989. She led the diabetes team, and the project to establish Diabeticare, an internationally-recognised diabetes centre; and chaired the Hillingdon Consensus Care Diabetes Project, working district-wide with health care professionals and people with diabetes to produce local guidelines for diabetes care. She was elected to the national committee of the Association of British Clinical Diabetologists in 2006. Dr Hillson will continue to work part-time at The Hillingdon Hospital as a diabetologist and on-call physician.<br>Dr Hillson graduated from Birmingham in 1974. She established the British Diabetes Association/Outward Bound courses for people with diabetes in 1981 - a worldwide first and ran 30 courses in 15 years.<br>
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