Bestseller! Features new information on metabolic syndrome Take control of your diabetes and live well Don't just survive - thrive! That's the message of this state-of-the-art guide to diabetes management, now updated to include the latest advances in therapy for diabetes and its complications.
Bestseller! Features new information on metabolic syndrome Take control of your diabetes and live well Don't just survive - thrive! That's the message of this state-of-the-art guide to diabetes management, now updated to include the latest advances in therapy for diabetes and its complications. From causes, symptoms, and side effects to treatments and diet, this book delivers sound advice on staying fit and feeling great. Understand and manage diabetes Choose a diet plan that suits you Prevent long-term complications Care for someone who has diabetes Manage high blood pressure, cholesterol, and kidney problems '...diabetic patients ...should arm themselves with sugar cubes, glucose tablets, boiled sweets ...but also with a copy of Diabetes For Dummies ...' - Dr Thomas Stuttaford, The Times '...combines clarity with depth and detail ...' - Yoga and Health magazine
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"This comprehensive guide explains the causes, symptoms and effects of diabetes as well as looking at all aspects of treatments and diets." (Sunday Times, 9th March 2008) "Informative guide in the popular 'Dummies' format, by a British GP and American diabetes specialist." (Sweet, July 2009)
About Sarah Jarvis
Dr. Alan L. Rubin has specialised in diabetes for 28 years. Dr Sarah Jarvis appears regularly on UK radio and TV and writes on health issues for Good Housekeeping, Women's Health, and Pregnancy magazines. She is the co-author of Pregnancy For Dummies.
Table of Contents
Introduction. About This Book. Conventions Used in this Book. What You Don't Have to Read. Foolish Assumptions. How This Book Is Organised. Part I: Dealing with the Onset of Diabetes. Part II: How Diabetes Affects Your Body. Part III: Managing Diabetes: The "Thriving with Diabetes" Lifestyle Plan. Part IV: Special Considerations for Living with Diabetes. Part V: The Part of Tens. Part VI: Appendixes. Icons Used in This Book. Part I: Dealing with the Onset of Diabetes. Chapter 1: Dealing with Diabetes. Chapter 2: It's the Glucose. Chapter 3: What Type of Diabetes Do You Have? Chapter 4: Battling Short-Term Complications. Chapter 5: Preventing Long-Term Complications. Chapter 6: Diabetes, Sexual Function and Pregnancy. Chapter 7: Glucose Monitoring and Other Tests. Chapter 8: Diabetes Diet Plan. Chapter 9: Keeping It Moving: Exercise Plan. Chapter 10: Medications: What You Should Know. Chapter 11: Diabetes Is Your Show. Chapter 12: Putting Your Knowledge to Work. Chapter 13: Your Child Has Diabetes. Chapter 14: Diabetes and the Elderly. Chapter 15: Driving and Occupational Problems. Chapter 16: What's New in Diabetes Care? Chapter 17: What Doesn't Work When You're Chapter 18: Ten Ways to Prevent or Reverse the Effects of Diabetes. Chapter 19: Ten Myths about Diabetes That You Can Forget. Chapter 20: Ten Ways to Get Others to Help You. Part VI: Appendixes. Appendix A: Mini-Cookbook. Appendix B: Exchange Lists. Listing the Foods. The starches list. Meat and meat substitutes list. Fruit list. Vegetable list. Fats list. Other carbohydrates. Free foods. Using Exchanges to Create a Diet. Appendix C: Dr WW Web. General Sites. Diabetes UK. Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF). NHS Direct Online. National Electronic Library for Health. Diabetes Insight. Diabetes Research and Wellness Foundation. NetDoctor.co.uk. BBC Health Diabetes Guide. The Diabetes Travel Information Web Site. MedicAlert. Dr Rubin's website. Government Web Sites. The National Institute for Clinical Excellence (NICE). National Service Framework for Diabetes. Diabetic Exercise and Sports Association. Regional Sites. The Diabetes Federation of Ireland. Health of Wales Information Service (HOWIS). Diabetes in Scotland. The Tayside Diabetes Network. Diabetes Information in Other Languages. Sites for the Visually Impaired. Royal National Institute for the Blind (RNIB). Diabetic Retinopathy website. Eye Library. Diabetic Foot Care. Feet for Life - Society of Chiropodists and Podiatrists. Dr Foot. Diabetic Foot. Diabetes Care in Pregnancy. Pregnancy and diabetes. Pregnancy.UK.net - Midwives for Mothers. Animals with Diabetes. Dogs. Cats. Recipe Web Sites for People with Diabetes. Index.
Diabetes For Dummies by Sarah Jarvis
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