50 Diabetes Myths That Can Ruin Your Life: And the 50 Diabetes Truths That Can Save It

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Da Capo Press, Sep 9, 2009 - Health & Fitness - 336 pages
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Patient-expert Riva Greenberg's book is an essential guide for the more than 24 million Americans with diabetes and the more than 57 million with prediabetes. 50 Diabetes Myths That Can Ruin Your Life puts the “power of truth” directly into patients' hands, dispelling the 50 most common myths that tend to rule their lives, such as: “You have to be fat to get diabetes,” “Eating too many sweets causes diabetes,” “Insulin shots are painful,” and “Type 2 diabetes is not as serious as Type 1.” With recommendations from top experts and engaging patient stories, 50 Diabetes Myths That Can Ruin Your Life explains the crucial information everyone managing this chronic illness needs to know to live a long, healthy life with diabetes.
 

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Greenberg (The ABCs of Loving Yourself with Diabetes) has lived with diabetes for 30-plus years and has substantially contributed to the patient literature. She is singularly well placed to help those ... Read full review

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MYTH 4 Type 2 diabetes is not as serious as type 1
MYTH 6 Only adults get type 2 diabetes and only kids get type 1
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Riva Greenberg, who has lived with diabetes 30-plus years, writes for DiabetesHealth magazine and speaks frequently at medical conferences, health expos, and in other patient settings. She lives in Brooklyn, New York.

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