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Title Diabetes education : art, science and evidence / edited by Professor Trisha Dunning AM, RN, MEd, PhD, CDE, FRCNA, Chair in Nursing and Director Centre for Nursing and Allied Health Research, Deakin University and Barwon Health, Geelong, Victoria, Australia
Published Chichester, West Sussex : Wiley-Blackwell, 2013


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Description xxvii, 241 pages : illustrations (black and white) ; 25 cm
Contents Brief overview of diabetes, the disease -- The journey of the person with diabetes -- Teaching and learning: the art and science of making connections -- Making choices, setting goals -- The teacher: moving from good to exceptional -- People do not always speak the same language even when they speak the same language -- Role and use of creative arts in diabetes care -- Turning points and transitions: crises and opportunities -- Sharing stories of the journey: peer education -- Diabetes: a lifetime of learning -- Medicine self-management: more than just taking pills -- The advance of health information technology: travelling the internet superhighway -- Leadership-know yourself: influence others
Summary "Diabetes education is a process, the key to which is establishing a therapeutic relationship with the individual. The overall goal of diabetes education is to enhance the individual's health capability, including their ability to solve problems and apply the learning to self-care. Thus, diabetes education is an interactive process of teaching and learning where information is co-generated. This innovative new book explores the 'how' of diabetes education, rather than the 'what' and the 'why'. This thought stimulating textbook will helping health care practitioners to teach diabetes effectively from diagnosis and ensure people living with diabetes get the individualised support and information. It will enable practitioners and educators to examine and reflect on their practice when managing the diabetic patient. Bringing together all the thinking and experience on the diabetes journey in one text, this book will be essential reading for all practitioners and students in involved in diabetes care"--Provided by publisher
Analysis Australian
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Also available online
Print version record
Subject Diabetes -- Complications.
Non-insulin-dependent diabetes.
Diabetes -- Complications -- Treatment -- Popular works.
Diabetes -- Education.
Diabetes -- Prevention.
Diabetes -- Study and teaching.
Diabetes -- Treatment.
Patient compliance.
Patient education.
Self-care, Health.
Diabetes Mellitus -- therapy.
Diabetes Complications -- prevention & control.
Patient Compliance.
Patient Education as Topic -- methods.
Self Care.
Diabetes Complications.
Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2.
Patient Education as Topic.
Author Dunning, Trisha, editor of compilation
LC no. 2012022778
ISBN 9780470656051 (paperback)