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La guia de Buena Salud sobre la diabetes y tu vida: A National Alliance for Hispanic Health Book
     

La guia de Buena Salud sobre la diabetes y tu vida: A National Alliance for Hispanic Health Book

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by Jane L., PhD Delgado PhD, Larry Hausner (Introduction)
 

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Available in both English and Spanish-language editions, The Buena Salud™ Guides present the best in health advice and cutting-edge science, with real-life stories featured throughout. Written by the president and CEO of the National Alliance for Hispanic Health, the books are thoroughly reviewed by a panel of leading health experts and medical

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Available in both English and Spanish-language editions, The Buena Salud™ Guides present the best in health advice and cutting-edge science, with real-life stories featured throughout. Written by the president and CEO of the National Alliance for Hispanic Health, the books are thoroughly reviewed by a panel of leading health experts and medical professionals.

Featuring the stories of people and families living with diabetes—a condition that has touched the lives of most Hispanic families—this concise guide explains everything readers need to know, including the fact that diabetes is not inevitable.

La guía de Buena Salud™ sobre la diabetes y tu vida discusses:
* the factors that contribute to developing diabetes and how to prevent it
* the types and evolving definition of diabetes
* how the endocrine and immune systems function
* the impact of the environment on diabetes
* treatment options including medication and realistic lifestyle and diet changes

Special sections include information on: the Top 20 things your health care provider may say (and what it really means)
• key questions for your health provider
• understanding test results
• tools for good health and prevention
• the best of the Internet
• other resources for living well with diabetes.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781557049421
Publisher:
HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date:
04/05/2011
Series:
Buena Salud Guides Series
Pages:
128
Sales rank:
1,372,438
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 8.20(h) x 0.40(d)

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Meet the Author

Jane L. Delgado, Ph.D., M.S., es presidenta y directora ejecutiva de la Alianza Nacional para la Salud de los Hispanos, la organizacion nacional mas numerosa de proveedores de servicios de salud y servicios humanos para los hispanos. Delgado asumio el cargo en la Alianza tras trabajar en la Oficina Directiva del Secretario del Departamento de Salud y Servicios Humanos (U.S. Department of Health and Human Services o DHHS). Antes de trabajar para el DHHS, ocupo una variedad de cargos, entre ellos coordinadora de talento infantil de Sesame Street de 1973 a 1975.

Delgado, un rostro conocido para millones de personas en todo el pais, fue incluida en la lista de los 100 Hispanos Mas Influyentes en el Hemisferio por People en Espanol y galardonada por WebMD entre los cinco heroes de salud en el 2008. La entrevistan a menudo en ABC News, CNN, Fox News, Telemundo, USA Today y AP, y es invitada frecuente en Despierta América de Univision, el programa matutino en espanol de mayor sintonia.

Delgado, quien ejerce como psicologa clinica, es autora de ¡Salud! Guia para la salud integral de la mujer latina (Rayo/HarperCollins, 2002). Vive en Washington, D.C., con su esposo Mark y su hija Elizabeth.

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