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The focus of this revised book is to strengthen the diabetes nutritional management principles that empower dietitians to expand their roles, and to update research and techniques that describe state-of-the-art diabetes management. Pertinent information resulting from advanced glucose monitoring practices/techniques and new food ingredients such as artificial sweeteners and fat replacers are discussed. "The Handbook of Diabetes Medical Nutrition Therapy offers health care providers a complete guide to diabetes management. it is also refreshingly specific, making it a handy tool for dietitions, dietetic technicians, and diabetes educators." -- Journal of the American Dietetic Association (97:2, February 1997) "Overall the text is thorough, clear and well-written by credible RDs and MDs...The syllabus enables the reader to locate points of interest quickly rather than sifting through a large number of pages. I recommend the book to anyone providing care to patients with diabetes." -- Susan Nolan, Barrie Community Health Centre, Barrie, ON "Anyone studying For The certified diabetes educator examination would benefit from a close review of this book. I just took the exam and wish I had used Handbook of Diabetes Medical Nutrition Therapy as an adjunct To The core curriculum guide offered with the examination." -- Sari Edelstein, PhD, RD Health Maintenance Organization-Based Private Practice Miami, FL
Medical Nutrition Therapy introduces the fundamentals of nutrition assessment and therapy, and revisits this concepts throughout the changing context of various disease states. The text utilize a cased based approach which incorporates problem-based learning and engages the reader in various clinically based scenarios after discussing the core science of the subject matter. Each chapter opens with a case study and details and further information from the case are woven throughout the chapter in order to reinforce the relevance of various topics. Chapter cases go on to discuss how the nutrition care process can be applied to the case.
Medical nutrition therapy plays an integral role in the management in diabetes. This comprehensive guide is an evidence-based review of MNT and the Nutrition Care Process and a practical reference of diabetes management tools and nutrition education. Covering practice guidelines, outcomes evaluation, nutrition assessments, goal-setting, behavior change and interventions, this guide is a must-have resource for health-care professionals serving the diabetes community.
This textbook is a practical guide to the application of the philosophy and principles of Integrative and Functional Medical Nutrition Therapy (IFMNT) in the practice of medicine, and the key role nutrition plays in restoring and maintaining wellness. The textbook provides an overview of recent reviews and studies of physiological and biochemical contributions to IFMNT and address nutritional influences in human heath overall, including poor nutrition, genomics, environmental toxicant exposures, fractured human interactions, limited physical movement, stress, sleep deprivation, and other lifestyle factors. Ultimately, this textbook serves to help practitioners, healthcare systems, and policy makers better understand this different and novel approach to complex chronic disorders. It provides the reader with real world examples of applications of the underlying principles and practices of integrative/functional nutrition therapies and presents the most up-to-date intervention strategies and clinical tools to help the reader keep abreast of developments in this emerging specialty field. Many chapters include comprehensive coverage of the topic and clinical applications with supplementary learning features such as case studies, take-home messages, patient and practitioner handouts, algorithms, and suggested readings. Integrative and Functional Medical Nutrition Therapy: Principles and Practices will serve as an invaluable guide for healthcare professionals in their clinical application of nutrition, lifestyle assessment, and intervention for each unique, individual patient.
In most health professions, there is a clear progression from beginning practitioner to seasoned expert. While such a progression may exist in dietetics, it is not clearly articulated. This ground-breaking reference is designed for clinical dietitians with an interest in elevating their level of practice. Advanced Medical Nutrition Therapy Practice describes a model of advanced practice in medical nutrition therapy and illustrates how dietitians can become advanced-level practitioners through education and training.
The Medical Nutrition Therapy Simulations feature 10 decision-tree modules in which students are asked to weigh different options in treatment of a patient with conditions like diabetes, congestive heart failure, and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, helping them develop problem-solving and critical thinking skills. The accompanying text incorporate prompts for 10 peer-to-peer simulation experiences that reflect the topics presented as part of the decision-tree modules. The text also includes a chapter on the nutrition-focused physical examination, a relatively new area for dietitians.
This casebook is composed of 32 realistic nutrition and diet therapy case studies that each use the medical record as its structure. The reader "solves the case" by using the information provided such as hospital admission data, laboratory reports, and physician's narrative. The case is followed by a series of questions and applications that focus on pathophysiology, assessment, clinical, nutritional and behavioral outcomes, interventions, and appropriate follow-up for the patient. This "real world" approach helps to prepare the reader for the professional setting. Objectives for learning within each case are built around the competencies for dietetic education as specified by the American Dietetic Association.
Building a bridge from classroom to clinical practice, this casebook is composed of 32 realistic case studies appropriate for introductory and advanced level courses in nutrition and diet therapy. Each case study uses the medical record as its structure and you solve the case by using the information provided such as hospital admission data, laboratory test results, intake/output records, and the physician and other health care provider progress notes. The case is followed by a series of questions that focus on pathophysiology; assessment; clinical, nutritional, and behavioral outcomes; interventions; and appropriate follow-up for the patient. This real world approach prepares you for the professional setting. Objectives within each case are built around the nutrition care process and competencies for dietetic education. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
In print for more than 50 years, KRAUSE'S FOOD & NUTRITION THERAPY has been recognized internationally as the most authoritative text on nutrition. This new edition continues its tradition of providing the most comprehensive and up-to-date content available today. New chapters on medical nutrition therapy for psychiatric disease and developmental disorders spotlight the advances made in these areas. Extensive appendices, tables, illustrations, figures, and clinical insight boxes give practical hands-on procedures and clinical tools with the most current information, including brand-new guidelines on food intake and physical activity, and highlight the inclusion of the new food guide pyramid, MyPyramid, to use in everyday practice. Edited by two leading experts in nutrition, L. Kathleen Mahan and Sylvia Escott-Stump, and written by nationally recognized contributors to ensure that all information is comprehensive and current. Hundreds of full-color illustrations bring nutrition therapy to life and provide a realistic representation of clinical practice. UNIQUE! Pathophysiology algorithms present the cause, pathophysiology, and the medical nutrition management for a variety of disorders and conditions, helping you better understand the illness process and provide optimum nutritional care. Clinical Insight, New Directions, and Focus On... boxes provide additional information and suggest further discussion, study, or research. Clinical Scenarios offer case studies that help you apply what you've learned to real-world situations. Relevant websites direct you to online resources for further information on specific chapter topics. Key Terms are defined at the beginning of each chapter and highlighted within the text to help you focus your study and test your mastery of the information. Evolve Student Resource contains WebLinks and more than 1,000 self-assessment study questions that provide instant feedback. "Medical Nutrition Therapy for Psychiatric Conditions" chapter explores recent research into the links between nutrition and mental disorders such as Alzheimer's disease, anxiety disorder, bipolar disorder, dementia, depression, and schizophrenia. "Medical Nutrition Therapy for Developmental Disabilities" chapter looks at the unique nutritional needs of individuals with ADHD, Downs syndrome, cerebral palsy, and muscular dystrophy and the role medical nutrition therapy plays in providing effective care. Information on energy, macronutrients, vitamins, and minerals is now summarized in easy-to-read, "need-to-know" tables and bulleted lists, providing a quick review of basic nutrition. Updated information on the Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2005 and MyPyramid presents information on the newest recommendations for nutrients and physical activity throughout the text, while integrating the customizable MyPyramid into plans of care. Sample "Nutrition Diagnosis" boxes in each chapter present a problem, its etiology, and its signs and symptoms before concluding with a sample nutrition diagnosis, providing you with real-life scenarios you may encounter in practice. Nutritional Facts in the appendices put the content of the chapter into a practical and convenient format that students and dietetics professionals can use in their education of the client on necessary nutritional care. Updated content is provided on the new Dietary Reference Intakes, the 2000 Dietary Guidelines and Healthy People 2010. New information is included on type 2 diabetes and prediabetes. The newest guidelines released by the National Institute of Health to assist with implementing the DASH diet for effective management of hypertension. The latest information is presented on dietary supplementation and integrative care, with cutting-edge evidence of how the nursing care process is changing to provide better care.