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Principles of Diabetes Care: evidence-based management for health professionals 2nd Edition

Key Points:

- Supports nurses in taking a leading role in diabetes management

- Provides up-to-date information on diabetes care, and how this can be applied practically

- Quick and easy to read for clinical advice and practical guidance

- Supports clinical consultations and enhances knowledge for nurses


This second edition of Principles of Diabetes Care contains up-to-date, evidence-based clinical information for all health professionals who are involved in care, partnership and promotion of self-management and decision-making skills with people with diabetes. The focus is on diabetes prevention, partnership working, recognising diabetes distress, embracing and using NICE guidance in effective practice. Each chapter has been updated to give an easy to use guide for those working alongside people experiencing diabetes.


- Diabetes prevention strategies

- Diagnosis

- Promoting healthy eating and weight loss

- Physical activity promotion

- Diabetes risk management

- Diabetes structured education

- Care planning and goal setting

- Making the most of diabetes reviews

- Recognising and managing diabesity

- Anti-diabetic treatment options

- Optimising lipid and blood pressure therapies

- Insulin therapies

- Psychosocial support

- Hypoglycaemia

- Retinopathy

- Recognising unawareness and driving advice

- Preventing and managing foot complications

- Nephropathy

- Sexual dysfunction

- Neuropathy

- Oral complications of diabetes

- Skin complications

- Preconception

- Children and Young Peoples Diabetes Community

- Vulnerable adults including those with learning disability

- Diabetes distress

- Older people

- Monogenic diabetes

- End of life care

- Leadership and team working

Author information

Anne Phillips is a Senior Lecturer in Diabetes Care and Programmes Lead at the University of York. She has previously worked as a District Nurse and a Diabetes Specialist Nurse in both community and acute care, and is on the editorial board of Practice Nursing.

ISBN: 9781856425100