Psychological impact of a diagnosis of diabetes

Hdl Handle:
http://hdl.handle.net/10147/323385
Title:
Psychological impact of a diagnosis of diabetes
Authors:
Farrell, Helena
Citation:
Farrell H. Psychological impact of a diagnosis of diabetes. Nursing in general practice. 2014 May 12-14
Publisher:
Nursing in General Practice
Journal:
Nursing in General Practice
Issue Date:
May-2014
URI:
http://hdl.handle.net/10147/323385
Item Type:
Article
Language:
en
Description:
Diabetes is a chronic condition that requires an individual to commit to long term sustainable changes such as lifestyle measures and adherence to treatment regimes in order to normalize their glycaemic control and prevent long term complications associated with diabetes. There are numerous guidelines, checklists, algorithms and policies in which to guide and assist healthcare professionals in formulating and managing treatment plans and reaching clinical targets in their clients with diabetes. The focus from most national and international policy makers is one of a clinical standpoint but there is very little focus on helping and supporting an individual with the psychological impact of diagnosis and the burden of living day-to-day with diabetes. This may be due to lack of resources or a lack of knowledge and understanding that the impact of being diagnosed with a chronic condition
Keywords:
DIABETES MELLITUS

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DC FieldValue Language
dc.contributor.authorFarrell, Helenaen_GB
dc.date.accessioned2014-07-17T15:40:31Z-
dc.date.available2014-07-17T15:40:31Z-
dc.date.issued2014-05-
dc.identifier.citationFarrell H. Psychological impact of a diagnosis of diabetes. Nursing in general practice. 2014 May 12-14en_GB
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10147/323385-
dc.descriptionDiabetes is a chronic condition that requires an individual to commit to long term sustainable changes such as lifestyle measures and adherence to treatment regimes in order to normalize their glycaemic control and prevent long term complications associated with diabetes. There are numerous guidelines, checklists, algorithms and policies in which to guide and assist healthcare professionals in formulating and managing treatment plans and reaching clinical targets in their clients with diabetes. The focus from most national and international policy makers is one of a clinical standpoint but there is very little focus on helping and supporting an individual with the psychological impact of diagnosis and the burden of living day-to-day with diabetes. This may be due to lack of resources or a lack of knowledge and understanding that the impact of being diagnosed with a chronic conditionen_GB
dc.language.isoenen
dc.publisherNursing in General Practiceen_GB
dc.subjectDIABETES MELLITUSen_GB
dc.titlePsychological impact of a diagnosis of diabetesen_GB
dc.typeArticleen
dc.identifier.journalNursing in General Practiceen_GB
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