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TYPE 2 DIABETES: The Many Facets of Care

Hall, Mellisa A. MSN, APRN, BC

Home Healthcare Nurse: The Journal for the Home Care and Hospice Professional: June 2008 - Volume 26 - Issue 6 - p 346–353
doi: 10.1097/01.NHH.0000324307.56212.dc

A review of Type 2 diabetes mellitus is presented. Lifestyle recommendations with a focus on currently available medications are discussed. A case study involving a patient with diabetes mellitus and a foot ulcer is discussed in relation to current treatment recommendations.

Mellisa A. Hall, MSN, APRN, BC, is Nursing Instructor, University of Southern Indiana, Evansville, Indiana.

Address for correspondence: Mellisa A. Hall, MSN, APRN, BC, 8900 Nation Rd., Mt. Vernon, IN 47620 (e-mail:

The author of this article has no significant ties, financial or otherwise, to any company that might have an interest in the publication of this educational activity.

© 2008 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.