Diabetes For Dummies

Diabetes For Dummies

by Lesley Campbell, Alan L. Rubin
     
 

Your essential guide to managing diabetes successfully and living a full life

Don't just survive — thrive! Diabetes For Dummies, 3rd Australian edition, brings you right up to date with the latest research, treatment and management approaches for all types of diabetes. This book is essential reading whether you have diabetes yourself or are

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Your essential guide to managing diabetes successfully and living a full life

Don't just survive — thrive! Diabetes For Dummies, 3rd Australian edition, brings you right up to date with the latest research, treatment and management approaches for all types of diabetes. This book is essential reading whether you have diabetes yourself or are supporting a friend or relative with the condition.

Reduce your diabetes risk — understand and avoid the causes of prediabetes and diabetes

Recognise the importance of diet and exercise — adopt a healthy eating plan and exercise regime that works for you

Keep on top of self-monitoring and medication — learn what's new in research and treatment in Australia, and what advances are on the horizon

Deal with the emotional challenges of having diabetes — understand how your mental health affects your physical health and develop coping styles that work over the long term

Prevent short-term and long-term complications — know how to deal with low or very high blood glucose and find out how diabetes can affect your kidneys, nervous system, heart and eyes

Manage diabetes in children and older people — care for your child from infancy to self-management and help support the older person with diabetes

Get the support you need — know which organisations to turn to for help and access reputable online support

Open the book and find:

How to identify the differences between type 1, type 2 and gestational diabetes

Explanations for the drugs used in diabetes management

Tips for caring for your feet

Advice on coping with diabetes before and during pregnancy

Practical exercises for improving your mental health

How to deal with on-the-job and insurance obstacles

Ways to identify dodgy treatments and 'cures'

Learn to:

Manage your diabetes and live life to the full

Eat a balanced diet and exercise for a healthier life

Deal with the psychological effects of your condition

Access the best online support

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780730375029
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
05/18/2011
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
192
Sales rank:
1,004,106
File size:
5 MB

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