DescriptionThis volume outlines what is meant by terms such as 'evidence based practice', 'systematic review', 'efficacy', 'effectiveness'. It summarises, in a systematic fashion, the current evidence on diabetes prevention and care to enable the reader to improve their professional practice.
Furthermore, it promotes a critical attitude to the assessment of evidence and engenders enthusiasm for 'lifelong learning'. It also advises clinicians on what to do when there is little available evidence. Chapters consider the evidence base for the definition and classification of diabetes, as well as prevention, identification, treatment, education in IDDM and NIDDM.
The final chapters look at the practical implications of translating this evidence into practice in different environments with different health care systems and different economic levels.
- This is the first book to present an evidence-based approach to diabetes
- Examines the evidence base for the definition and classification of diabetes, as well as prevention, iden tification, treatment, and education in IDDM and NIDDM
- Looks at the practical implications of translating this evidence into practice in different environments
- The editors are leaders in the move towards evidence-based diabetes care
PART I: EVIDENCE-BASED DEFINITION AND CLASSIFCATION.
Classification of Diabetes. (de Courten)
Evidence-Based Definition and Classification: A Commentary. (O'Rahilly)
PART II: PREVENTION OF DIABETES.
Prevention of Type 1 Diabetes. (Skyler)
Can Bombing the Immune System Achieve Lasting Peace in the Pancreas? A Commentary. (Gale)
Prevention of Type 2 Diabetes. (Hamman)
Missed and Newly Recovered Potential for the Prevention of Type 2 Diabetes: A Commentary. (Tuomilehto)
PART III: EARLY DETECTION, SCREENING AND CASE FINDING IN TYPE 2 DIABETES.
The Evidence for Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus. (Engelgau and Narayan)
Understanding and Avoiding the Adverse Psychological Effects of Screening: A Commentary. (Marteau)
PART IV: GESTATIONAL DIABETES.
Gestational Diabetes Mellitus. (McCance)
Gestational Diabetes Mellitus: A Commentary. (Buchanan)
PART V: GLYCAEMIC CONTROL.
Can Intensive Glycaemic Management in Type 1 Diabetes Reduce Morbidity and Mortality? (Herman)
Intensive Glycaemic Management of Type 1 Diabetes: A Commentary. (Frier)
Does Tight Control of Hyperglycaemia Limit Mortality in Type 2 Diabetes? (Adler)
Does Tight Control of Hyperglucaemia Limit Mortality in Type 2 Diabetes? A Commentary. (Jarrett)
PART VI: PREVENTION OF COMPLICATIONS.
The Effectiveness of Interventions Aimed at Weight Loss, and Other Effects of Diet and Physical Activity in Achieving Control of Diabetes and Preventing its Complications. (Wareham)
Prevention of Hypertension. (Fuller)
Prevention of Hyperlipidemia. (Orchard and Fried)
What is the Evidence that Changing Tobacco Use Reduces the Incidence of Diabetes Complications? (Wingard et al)
Prevention of Complications: A Commentary. (Simmons)
PART VII: THE TREATMENT OF ESTABLISHED COMPLICATIONS.
The Treatment of Retinopathy. (Johnson and Kurtz)
The Treatment of Nephropathy. (Ojo)
The Treatment of Periodontal Disease. (Taylor and Grossi)
Treatment of Diabetic Neuropathy: The Evidence Base. (Simmons and Feldman)
Cardiac Complications and their Management in Patients with Diabetes Mellitus. (Mehta et al)
The Treatment of Cerebrovascular Disease. (Hickenbottom)
The Treatment of Peripheral Vascular Disease. (Hamdan and Pomposelli)
Epidemiology of Diabetic Foot Ulcers and Amputations: Evidence for Prevention. (Reiber and Ledoux)
Can Established Diabetic Complications be Reversed? The Evidence for Secondary Prevention. (Shaw)
PART VIIIl DELIVERY OF CARE.
What is the Evidence that Increasing Participation of Individuals in Self-Management Improves the Processes and Outcomes of Care? (Roter and Kinmouth)
Promoting Self-Management in Primary Care Settings: Limitations and Opportunities: A Commentary. (Goldstein)
Delivering Care to the Population. (Griffin and Williams)
Delivering Care to the Population: A Commentary. (Rosenqvist)
PART IX: CONTINUING EDUCATION.
Keeping up to date through Lifelong Learning. (Pencheon and Wright)
"...it is an excellent book which would be suitable for all members of the diabetic team ... I would recommend its inclusion in the dietetic department, diabetes centres and the hospital library". (Journal of Human Nutrition & Dietetics , February 2003)
"...each of the book sections is well thought out and not missing obviously important date..." (Practical Diabetes International, Vol 20(9) Nov/Dec 2003)