American Diabetes Association Complete Guide to Diabetes

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Bantam Books, 2002 - Health & Fitness - 542 pages
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The most complete self-care guide available from the leaders in diabetes information

The most up-to-date information on:

• New Diabetes Drugs and Insulin
• Achieving Blood Sugar Control
• Preventing Complications
• Handling Emergencies
• Testing
• Using a Meter
• Insulin Pumps
• Nutrition
• Exercise
• Sexuality
• Pregnancy
• Insurance
• And Much, Much More

The American Diabetes Association — the nation’s leading health organization supporting diabetes research, information, and advocacy — has revised this one-volume sourcebook to bring you all the information you need to live an active, healthy life with diabetes.

This comprehensive home reference gives you information on the best self-care techniques and latest medical breakthroughs. No matter what type of diabetes you have, this extraordinary guide will answer all your questions.

Find out how to:

• Choose the best health-care team for you
• Maintain tight control over blood glucose levels
• Buy, use, and store insulin
• Recognize warning signs of low blood sugar
• Design an effective exercise and weight-loss plan
• Save money on supplies
• Maximize insurance coverage
• Balance family demands and diabetes
• And more

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User Review  - cattiecannslugg - LibraryThing

As a diabetic for 13+ years, I found information in this book that I didn't know anything about. Or information that I had just "heard" of. This book can be very informative as a backup to what doctors and other healthcare professionals have to say. I highly recommend this book. Read full review

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User Review  - GlennBell - LibraryThing

Comprehensive, written in sections so that you can find what you want, and authoritative. I would recommend it for anyone with diabetes or anyone interested in diabetes. Read full review

Contents

Who Has Diabetes?
9
Causes of Type 2 Diabetes
23
Diabetes Management
40
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The American Diabetes Assocation is the nation's leading voluntary health organization supporting diabetes research, information, and advocacy. Founded in 1940, the Assocation provides services to communities across the country. Its mission is to prevent and cure diabetes and to improve the lives of all people affected by diabetes.

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