qI Have Diabetes!! Now What?q is intended to provide concise, practical, and useful information to people with diabetes and their families. This book is a survival guide and resource that is not overloaded with impractical technical information. Instead, it is loaded with information that is useful in managing diabetes on a day-today basis. The main topics include: General description of Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes mellitus Guide to assist patients as they assemble their diabetes care team Discussion of treatment guidelines and standards of care for people with diabetes Recommendations on how to monitor glucoses at home Foot care guidelines Managing sick days Treatment of low and high blood glucoses Discussion of insulin pumps and other miscellaneous diabetes information Dr. Rhinehart is an advocate of education and believes that every person with diabetes should receive formal education and should have a team of professionals caring for them. He hopes that when you read qI Have Diabetes!! Now What?, q you will feel empowered with information to run your race against diabetes and WIN! Dr. Rhinehart, a Pennsylvania native, attended Juniata College and The University of Maryland School of Medicine, and completed his Internal Medicine Residency training at East Tennessee State University, serving as chief resident in his final year of training. He currently serves as the Diabetologist and Medical Director at the Johnston Memorial Diabetes Care Center in Abingdon, VA. Dr. Rhinehart has been awarded recognition from the American Diabetes Association (ADA) and the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) Diabetes Physician Recognition program for providing high quality care to individuals with diabetes since 2002. To receive recognition, Dr. Rhinehart submitted data demonstrating performance that meets the ADA and NCQA program's key diabetes care measures. These measures include eye exams, blood pressure control, glucose control, cholesterol management, and other qualitative measures. Dr. Rhinehart is also a member of the Professional Section of the American Diabetes Association and the Virginia Diabetes Council and frequently lectures to patients and providers regarding diabetes and its related conditions. TAKE CHARGE ! CHOOSE YOUR TEAM ! ESTABLISH YOUR GOALS ! FINISH THE RACE ! LIVE A FULL AND HEALTHY LIFE !qNow What?aquot; is intended to provide concise, practical, and useful information to people with diabetes and their families. This book is a survival guide and resource that is not overloaded with impractical technical information.
|Title||:||I Have Diabetes!! Now What?|
|Author||:||S Andrew Rhinehart, Andrew S. Rhinehart|
|Publisher||:||Dog Ear Publishing - 2009-03|