Chapter 26. Complementary Therapies and Diabetes

  1. Trisha Dunning RN, MEd, PhD, CDE, FRCNA

Published Online: 11 FEB 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470774649.ch26

Care of People with Diabetes: A Manual of Nursing Practice

Care of People with Diabetes: A Manual of Nursing Practice

How to Cite

Dunning, T. (2008) Complementary Therapies and Diabetes, in Care of People with Diabetes: A Manual of Nursing Practice, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470774649.ch26

Author Information

  1. Professor Director Endocrinology and Diabetes Nursing Research and Clinical Nurse Consultant, Diabetes Education, St Vincent's Hospital and University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 11 FEB 2008
  2. Published Print: 27 FEB 2003

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405101110

Online ISBN: 9780470774649

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Keywords:

  • complementary therapy;
  • herbs;
  • life diseases;
  • depression;
  • health institutions

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Key points

  • Introduction

  • Complementary therapy philosophy

  • Integrating complementary and conventional care

  • Can complementary therapies benefit people with diabetes?

  • How can complementary therapies be used safely?

  • Nursing responsibilities