Chapter

Monitoring diabetes

Edited by Lorraine Avery and Sue Beckwith

in Oxford Handbook of Diabetes Nursing

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199545629
Published online August 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780199598045 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199545629.003.007

Series: Oxford Medical Handbooks

Monitoring diabetes

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Annual review: interpreting results and target ranges - Screening for complications - Blood test results: haemoglobin A1c - Blood test results: urea and electrolytes - Blood test results: lipid profile - Cholesterol - Triglycerides - Urine test results - Urine test results: ketones - Blood pressure - Body mass index - Waist circumference - Foot assessment - Visual acuity and retinal screening - Digital retinal photography - Depression screening - Reviewing self-management skills: overview - Assessing patients’ self-monitoring technique and results - Urine testing: glucose - Evidence and subsequent treatment of hypoglycaemia - Medication review - Assessing cardiovascular risk - Addressing the patient’s agenda

Chapter.  7894 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Endocrinology and Diabetes

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