Diabetes Management in Long-Term Settings is a clinical guide for the treatment of elderly patients with diabetes. With the number of older adults growing exponentially and with a growing percentage of this group facing diabetic and prediabetic conditions, Diabetes Management in Long-Term Settings will help physicians, nurses, pharmacists, and administrators develop effective programs to care for this growing population. It is a practical clinical guide outlining the protocols of geriatric diabetes care and will be a sought-after reference for all clinicians.
Dr. Linda B. Haas, recently retired, was an endocrinology clinical nurse specialist at the VA Puget Sound Health Care System. A past president of the American Association of Diabetes Educators and the American Diabetes Association, she lives in Seattle. Dr. Sandra D. Burke is a clinical assistant professor in the Department of Biobehavioral Health Science at the University of Illinois at Chicago. A past president of the American Association of Diabetes Educators, she lives in Urbana, IL.