Accession Number : ADA268359


Title :   The Adult Diabetic Patient: An Education Challenge


Descriptive Note : Master's thesis


Corporate Author : AIR FORCE INST OF TECH WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB OH


Personal Author(s) : Reinecke-Richardson, Katherine J


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a268359.pdf


Report Date : May 1993


Pagination or Media Count : 58


Abstract : Diabetes mellitus is a chronic and incurable disorder involving a relative or absolute lack of insulin. It is a metabolic disturbance involving decreased synthesis of carbohydrates, protein, and fat resulting in gluconeogenesis and hyperglycemia.


Descriptors :   *EDUCATION , *DIABETES , *SELF TREATMENT , *INSULIN , CONTROL , ATTITUDES(PSYCHOLOGY) , PROTEINS , SYNTHESIS(CHEMISTRY) , RESPONSE , FEEDBACK , MILITARY MEDICINE , DATA ACQUISITION , MEDICAL SERVICES , CARBOHYDRATES , QUESTIONNAIRES , PERCEPTION(PSYCHOLOGY)


Subject Categories : Humanities and History
      Medicine and Medical Research


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE