A Diabetic Doctor Looks at Diabetes: His and Yours

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Lowell House, Jan 1, 1998 - Health & Fitness - 306 pages
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Presents information to understand, cope, and live with diabetes and addresses such concerns as blood glucose monitoring, diabetes pills, insulin, diet, exercise, and skin, foot, and dental care

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Contents

What Is Diabetes?
1
Types of Diabetes
5
The Natural Course of Diabetes
13
Subtle Signs of Diabetes
19
Making the Diagnosis
27
Home Blood Sugar Monitoring
31
Urine Testing
41
Oral Hypoglycemic Agents Diabetes Pills
47
Dental Health and Diabetes
175
Care of the Skin
183
Foot Care
189
Menses
195
The Problem of
209
Diabetes After Age Fifty
215
Complications
221
What to Do When Youre 111
231

InsulinA Miracle Medicine
57
Measurement of Glycohemoglobin Aic
103
The Diabetic DietFood Glorious Food
109
The Food Exchange List
125
How to Use the Exchange Diet System
143
The Healthiest Water
147
Weight Loss
153
The Glycemic Index and the Sweet Tooth
157
The Power of Exercise
163
Traveling with Diabetes
237
The Effects of Alcohol
241
ResearchQuest for a Cure
247
appendix A The Twelve Most Frequently
275
appendix B Recommended Readings
285
Resources
291
Index
295
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About the author (1998)

Lodewick is a practicing physician specializing in diabetes care

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