Chapter 2. Treating Diabetes Effectively

  1. Paula Holt

Published Online: 6 MAY 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9780470749746.ch2

Diabetes in Hospital: A Practical Approach for Healthcare Professionals

Diabetes in Hospital: A Practical Approach for Healthcare Professionals

How to Cite

Holt, P. (2009) Treating Diabetes Effectively, in Diabetes in Hospital: A Practical Approach for Healthcare Professionals, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470749746.ch2

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 6 MAY 2009
  2. Published Print: 23 APR 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470723548

Online ISBN: 9780470749746

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Keywords:

  • insulin therapy;
  • determining insulin therapy;
  • regular blood glucose monitoring;
  • long-acting analogue insulin;
  • basal-bolus insulin regimens;
  • healthy diet and exercise regimen;
  • glycaemic index (GI) diet;
  • regular walking;
  • oral hypoglycaemic agents

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Aims of the chapter

  • Insulin therapy

  • Case study: Charlotte

  • Case study: David

  • Conclusion

  • Further information