A touch of diabetes: a straightforward guide for people who have type 2 diabetes

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John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Dec 4, 1998 - Health & Fitness - 176 pages
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A Touch of Diabetes The most up-to-date, easy-to-read guide for managing Type 2 diabetes. New research breakthroughs have made diabetes management more personalized and proactive than ever before. Now you can control your diabetes, prevent complications, and still enjoy a wide variety of foods and a flexible exercise program. If you need the help of oral medication, a number of effective new choices are available. This completely revised and updated guide, written by three leading diabetes experts, shows you how to take advantage of these advancements in diabetes care and easily make the lifestyle changes necessary to ensure your health. In plain language, this book provides the latest information, including: How to find the best eating plan for you How to develop a simple exercise program that works Which of the new oral medications may be right for you Monitoring your health Tips to lower your blood glucose levels How to detect and treat complications. This comprehensive, easy-to-read book also offers advice on coping with stress, keeping a diabetes diary, and where to turn when you need more information

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You Have a Touch of Diabetes
Past Present and Future

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Lois Jovanovic-Peterson, MD, is director and chief scientific officer of the Sansum Medical Research Institute. She is the author or co-author 24 books on diabetes. Charles M. Peterson, MD, is program director, Blood Diseases Program in the Division of Blood Diseases and Blood Resources of the National Heart Lung Blood Institute of the National Institutes of Health. He is the author or co-author of more than 20 books on diabetes. Morton B. Stone was the founder and editorial director of Diabetes in the News and has written many educational booklets for people with diabetes. He was recently diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes.

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