1,001 Tips for Living Well with Diabetes: Firsthand Advice That Really Works

1,001 Tips for Living Well with Diabetes: Firsthand Advice That Really Works

by Judith H. McQuown
     
 

Diabetes is now the fourth leading cause of death in the United States, one of the nation's most expensive medical conditions (direct medical costs in 2002 were $92 billion), and nearly 1 million people will be diagnosed with the condition in the next twelve months. Now, 1001 Tips for Living Well with Diabetes assembles a trove of real-life advice from hundreds of

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Diabetes is now the fourth leading cause of death in the United States, one of the nation's most expensive medical conditions (direct medical costs in 2002 were $92 billion), and nearly 1 million people will be diagnosed with the condition in the next twelve months. Now, 1001 Tips for Living Well with Diabetes assembles a trove of real-life advice from hundreds of people living successfully with type 1 and type 2 diabetes. Author and type 1 diabetic Judith McQuown has assembled tips that cover the key areas confronted daily by everyone living with diabetes, including drugs and equipment, diet and nutrition, working with your doctors, exercise, dealing with depression, and much more. Tips range from micro to macro and everything in between: "Minimize the sticking point," "Double up on your insulin," "Walk around in circles," "Ask your doctor to fax, mail, or e-mail you your test results." This book is the first-ever "1001"-format diabetes guide, full of firsthand advice that really works from hundreds of real people who are successfully managing their diabetes.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781569244357
Publisher:
Da Capo Press
Publication date:
07/10/2004
Series:
Marlowe Diabetes Library
Pages:
309
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.89(d)

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