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November is American Diabetes Month

by Elizabeth Suelzer, MLIS, AHIP on 2023-11-01T11:00:17-05:00 | 0 Comments
The American Diabetes Association provides tools, health tips and recipes for diabetes patients for the 37 million Americans who are affected by diabetes. Learn more about available diabetes resources for health care providers on the library's Diabetes resource guide. This guide is part of our broader guide on Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism.

Featured eBooks

Cover ArtDiabetes in Children and Adolescents: A Guide to Diagnosis and Management by William V. Tamborlane 1st edition - This concise, timely book contains everything that a practicing provider needs to know in order to provide comprehensive, up-to-date care for children and adolescents with diabetes, from the latest methods for diagnosing various types of diabetes to integrating cutting-edge technology in the care of this patient population. Initial management, the use of insulin pumps, continuous glucose monitoring, and automated insulin delivery are discussed in detail, as are nutrition therapy, exercise, psychosocial challenges, acute and long-term complications, and future directions for treatment and research.
Publication Date: 2021
Cover ArtDiabetes and Kidney Disease by by Edgar V. Lerma, Vecihi Batuman 2nd edition - Reviews the most up-to-date research on diabetic nephropathy, the current understanding of its pathophysiology, renal structural alterations and clinical features and summarizes recent evidence-based clinical treatment modalities for the prevention and management of diabetic kidney disease. The editor, Edgar V. Lerma, MD, is a member of Advocate Physician Partners.
Publication Date: 2022
Cover ArtDiabetes in Native Chicago: an Ethnography of Identity, Community, and Care by Margaret Pollak Margaret Pollak explores experiences, understandings, and care of diabetes in a Native American community made up of individuals representing more than one hundred tribes from across the United States and Canada. Today Indigenous Americans have some of the highest rates of diabetes worldwide. While rates of diabetes climbed in reservation areas, they also grew in cities, where the majority of Native people live today.
Publication Date: 2021
Cover ArtLifestyle Medicine for Prediabetes, Type 2 Diabetes, and Cardiometabolic Disease by Michael Via, Jeffrey Mechanick 1st edition - The concept of lifestyle medicine can serve as a countermeasure, acting through aspects of personal choice, natural and built environments, cultural traditions, and socioeconomic influences that affect the metabolic health of an individual. Integrating Lifestyle Medicine for Prediabetes, Type 2 Diabetes, and Cardiometabolic Disease provides clinical evidence for and a mechanistic understanding of the six pillars of lifestyle medicine. It guides the reader to identify opportunities for early intervention rather than focus on the diagnosis and treatment of the established disease. Interventions at earlier points have the potential to mitigate progression, prevent complications, reduce costs, and improve a patient's overall health at all points in their lifetime.
Publication Date: 2023


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