This innovative new guide to the diabetes technology introduces both insulin pumps and continuous glucose monitoring to the range of healthcare professionals involved in diabetes care. It is the first book of its kind and covers the principles and step by step implementation of state of the art devices to support people with diabetes. With interactive clinical cases and worked examples it will prove to be an invaluable, practical guide.
• Complete, up-to-date guide to insulin pump initiation and getting the
most out of pump therapy
• A clear framework for systematic interpretation and making the best use of continuous glucose monitoring data
• Tips for managing challenging glucose patterns including exercise, alcohol and fasting
• BONUS access to the complete downloadable eBook version on Expert Consult (with print edition)
1 An introduction to insulin pumps. 2 Mastering the insulin pump. 3 An introduction to continuous glucose monitoring. 4 Interpretation of continuous glucose monitoring recordings. 5 How healthcare professionals can support people with diabetes to make best use of continuous glucose monitoring. 6 Glucose profile in normal and well-controlled diabetic patients. 7 Abnormalities of glucose profile at night. 8 Abnormalities of glucose profile in relatino to food. 9 Abnormalities of glucose profile in relation to activity. 10 Using continuous glucose monitoring to manage difficult diabetes cases. 11 Sensor-augmented pump therapy.
By S. Sufyan Hussain, MA, MRCP, PhD, Specialist Registrar and Honorary Clinical Lecturer in Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolism, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, London, UK. and Nick Oliver, MBBS, FRCP, Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer, Imperial College London; Consultant in Diabetes and Endocrinology, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, London, UK.