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The Medical Library Association Guide to Finding Out about Diabetes

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Beschreibung

For the more than 26 million Americans diagnosed with or affected by diabetes, having accurate information on the disease is crucial. But the sheer volume of information available can be daunting for patients and caregivers alike. This comprehensive guide provides librarians and library users with background on key diabetes concepts, encompassing reliable print and electronic resources, including hard-to-find periodicals and audiovisual sources. Each chapter in this guide presents an overview and description as well as an annotated list of multi-format resources on topics including:Types 1 and 2 and gestational diabetesDiet, clinical trials, and support sourcesLegal and insurance issuesWith this guide, librarians can deepen their understanding and collections, and thus improve service to the growing number of patrons affected by, at-risk for, or curious about this pervasive disease.

Autorentext

Dana L. Ladd, MS, SLIS, AHIP manages the Community Health Education Center (CHEC) at Virginia Commonwealth University Health System and is an Assistant Professor on the faculty of VCU Libraries. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree from the College of William and Mary and graduated from the University of Tennessee School of Information Science in 2000. In 2007 she completed a Specialist Degree in Library and Information Science from the University of South Carolina. At the CHEC, she assists patients and their family members in finding reliable health information at about their illness or condition. She is currently pursuing a PhD in Social and Behavioral Health at Virginia Commonwealth University.



Inhalt

Dedication Medical Content Advisory Board Preface Part I: Basic Resources for Getting Started Chapter 1. Essentials Getting Started Diabetes Overview Glucose Metabolism Types of Diabetes Symptoms Diagnosis Management and Treatment Complications Working with the Health Care Team Conducting the Diabetes Reference Interview Evaluating Websites Summary Information Sources Selected Print Resources Selected Web Resources General Ethnic Groups Affected by Diabetes Children and Diabetes Older Adults and Diabetes Women and Diabetes Glossaries Illustrations Easy-to-Read Resources Information in Other Languages Selected Audiovisual Resources Selected Periodicals References Chapter 2. Type 1 Diabetes Introduction Type 1 Diabetes Overview Causes Symptoms Diagnosis Treatment Summary Information Sources Selected Print Resources Selected Web Resources Selected Audiovisual Resources References Chapter 3. Type 2 Diabetes Introduction Type 2 Diabetes Overview Causes Symptoms Diagnosis Management and Treatment Complications Prevention Summary Information Sources Selected Print Resources Selected Web Resources Selected Audiovisual Resources References Chapter 4. Prediabetes and Type 2 Diabetes Prevention Introduction Prediabetes and Insulin Resistance Metabolic Syndrome Causes Risk Factors Ethnicity and Family History Gestational Diabetes Smoking and Alcohol Consumption Symptoms Diagnosis Complications Type 2 Diabetes Prevention Weight Physical Activity Levels Medications Summary Information Sources Selected Print Resources Selected Web Resources Selected Audiovisual Resources References Chapter 5. Gestational Diabetes Introduction Gestational Diabetes Overview Risk Factors Symptoms and Diagnosis Management Complications Prevention Summary Information Sources Selected Print Resources Selected Web Resources Selected Audiovisual Resources References Chapter 6. Children and Diabetes Introduction Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes in Children Symptoms Therapy Babies, Toddlers, and Preschoolers School Age Teens Summary Information Sources Selected Print Resources For Parents For Teens For Children Selected Web Resources For Parents For Teens For Children Selected Audiovisual Resources References Part II: Diabetes Management Resources Chapter 7. Drug Therapy Introduction Type 1 Diabetes Insulin Injection Needle and Syringe Insulin Pens Insulin Pumps Hypoglycemia Glucose Measurement Type 2 Diabetes Medication Classes Gestational Diabetes Summary Information Sources Selected Print Resources Selected Web Resources General Resources Oral Medications Insulin Insulin Pumps and Delivery Devices Glucose Measurement and Testing Devices Hypoglycemia Selected Audiovisual Resources Chapter 8. Healthy Diet and Meal Planning Introduction Diabetes and Diet Carbohydrates Protein Fats and Oils Saturated Fats Trans Fats and Partially Hydrogenated Oils Monounsaturated Fats Polyunsaturated Fats Sugar and Sweeteners Naturally Occurring Sugar Added Sugar Artificial Sweeteners Fruits and Vegetables Dairy Sodium Alcohol Meal Planning Food Labels Shopping Dining Out Eating on Time Ordering Fast Food Summary Information Sources Selected Print Resources General Cook Books Selected Web Resources General Recipes Selected Audiovisual Resources References Chapter 9. Physical Activity Introduction Health Benefits of Physical Activity Types of Exercise Aerobic and Cardiovascular Exercise Yoga - Mind and Body Strength Training and Endurance Sports Precautions for Physical Activity and Diabetes Summary Information Sources Selected Print Resources Selected Web Resources References Chapter 10. Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) Introduction CAM Overview Herbs and Dietary Supplements Mind and Body Combination Body-Based Practices - Chiropractic and Massage Summary Information Sources Selected Print Resources Selected Web Resources References Chapter 11. Clinical Trials Introduction Protocol Protocol Review Participation Informed Consent Clinical Trial Types Clinical Trial Phases Clinical Trial Concepts Questions for the Research Team Summary Information Sources Selected Print Resources Selected Web Resources General Finding Clinical Trials Selected Audiovisual Resources References Part III: Life with Diabetes Chapter 12. Collaborating with the Health Care Team Health Care Team Members Primary Care Physician Certified Diabetes Educator Dentist Dietitian Endocrinologist Mental Health Professional Nephrologist Nurse Ophthalmologist Pharmacist Podiatrist Questions to Pose to Health Care Providers and Information to Bring to Appointments Summary Information Sources Selected Print Resources Selected Web Resources Selected Audiovisual Resources References Chapter 13. Support How Support Groups Can Help Support Sources In-Person Support Groups Online Support Groups Inclusion of Family and Friends in Support Groups Summary Information Sources Selected Print Resources Selected Web Resources References Chapter 14. Legal, Insurance, and Financial Issues Introduction Legal Issues Federal Laws Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act of 2004 Rehabilitation Act of 1973 State Laws Insurance and Financial Issues Summary Information Sources Selected Print Resources Legal Insurance and Financial Selected Web Resources Legal Insurance and Financial References Chapter 15. Life Outside the Home Introduction School Work Summary Information Sources Selected Print Resources Selected Web Resources Selected Audiovisual Resources References Chapter 16. Travel Concerns Introduction Pre-Trip Preparation Travel Summary Information Sources Selected Print Resources Selected Web Resources Selected Audiovisual Resources References Part IV: Related Health Complications and Care Resources Chapter 17. Foot, Skin, and Gum Problems Introduction Feet Calluses and Corns Fungal Infections Blisters and Ulcers Suggested Foot Care Skin Fungal and Bacterial Infections Scleroderma Diabeticorum Vitiligo Diabetic Dermopathy Necrobiosis Lipoidica Diabeticorum Eruptive Xanthomatosis Digital Sclerosis Disseminated Granuloma Annulare Acanthosis Nigricans Suggested Skin Care Gums Periodontitis Gingivitis Suggested Gum Care Summary Information Sources Selected Print Resources Selected Web Resources Selected Audiovisual Resource References Chapter 18. Diabetic Retinopathy Introduction Diabetes and Retinopathy Classification Risk Factors Symptoms Diagnosis Treatment Prevention Summary Information Sources Selected Print Resources Selected Web Resources Selected Audiovisual Resources References Chapter 19. Cardiovascular Complications Introduction Coronary Artery Disease Symptoms Treatment Risk Factors Prevention Heart Attack Risk Factors Symptoms Treatment Congestive Heart Failure Risk Factors Symptoms Treatment Prevention Stroke Risk Factors Symptoms Treatment Prevention High Blood Pressure Risk Factors Symptoms Treatment Peripheral Artery Disease Risk Factors Symptoms Treatment Prevention Summary Information Sources Selected Print Resources Selected Web Resources Selected Audiovisual Resources References Chapter 20. Mental Health Issues Introduction Stress and Anger Denial and Depression Anxiety Eating Disorders Summary Information Sources Selected Print Resources Selected Web Resources References Chapter 21. Diabetic Neuropathy Introduction Peripheral Neuropathy Symptoms Autonomic Neuropathy Symptoms Motor Neuropathy Proximal Neuropathy Focal Neuropathy Symptoms Risk Factors Diagnosis Treatment Summary Information Sources Selected Print Resources Selected Web Resources Selected Audiovisual Resources References Chapter 22. Diabetic Nephropathy Introduction Kidneys Diabetes and Kidney Disease Nephrotic Syndrome Risk Factors Symptoms Diagnosis Kidney Disease Stages Anemia Treatments Kidney Failure Dialysis Hemodialysis Peritoneal Dialysis Transplantation Prevention Summary Information Sources Selected Print Resources Selected Web Resources Diabetic Kidney Disease Dialysis Kidney Transplantation Selected Audiovisual Resources References Chapter 23. Gastroparesis (Delayed Gastric Dumping) Introduction Gastroparesis and Diabetes Causes Symptoms Complications Diagnosis Treatment Options Summary Information Sources Selected Print Resources Selected Web Resources Selected Audiovisual Resources References Chapter 24. Ketoacidosis Introduction Ketoacidosis and Types 1 and 2 Diabetes Causes and Warning Signs Testing and Complications Treatment Prevention Summary Information Sources Selected Print Resources Selected Web Resources References Chapter 25. Sexual and Urological Problems Introduction Urologic Problems Bladder Problems Infections Urinary Tract Infections Genital Infections Sexual Problems Males Erectile Dysfunction Retrograde Ejaculation Females Hormones and Menstrual Cycle Contraception Pregnancy Menopause Summary Information Sources Selected Print Resources Selected Web Resources Selected Audiovisual Resources References Index About the Authors

Produktinformationen

Titel: The Medical Library Association Guide to Finding Out about Diabetes
Untertitel: The Best Print and Electronic Resources
Autor:
EAN: 9781555709457
ISBN: 978-1-55570-945-7
Digitaler Kopierschutz: Adobe-DRM
Format: E-Book (epub)
Herausgeber: American Library Association
Anzahl Seiten: 336
Veröffentlichung: 01.01.2013
Jahr: 2013
Untertitel: Englisch
Dateigrösse: 0.7 MB