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My Diabetes Organizer: The Essential Planner and Record-Keeper for People with Type 2 Diabetes

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The Essential Planner and Record-Keeper for People with Type 2 Diabetes

A diagnosis of type 2 diabetes means a lifetime of monitoring both diet and blood sugar. Packed with charts, guides, and advice, this complete health management system helps organize and simplify the lives of people with diabetes. With the planning tools in this handbook, patients can keep track of test results, contact information, and medication records. Favorably ...

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Overview

The Essential Planner and Record-Keeper for People with Type 2 Diabetes

A diagnosis of type 2 diabetes means a lifetime of monitoring both diet and blood sugar. Packed with charts, guides, and advice, this complete health management system helps organize and simplify the lives of people with diabetes. With the planning tools in this handbook, patients can keep track of test results, contact information, and medication records. Favorably reviewed by the American Association of Diabetes Educators, the organizer features:

·12-month check-up charts
·envelopes and pockets for bills, lab test results, doctors’ business cards, and more
·a 30-day journal to get readers into the routine of daily care

By looking beyond bare facts and providing real goals for living with type 2 diabetes, this book serves as a constant companion for vital self-care.

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Editorial Reviews

Diabetes Mine
It might be worth the investment just for the pocket-sized 'Daily Tracker' that comes in the package . . . this is one of the best little carry-around diabetes log books I've seen.
diabetestalkfest
All you have to do is open this all-in-one book and you will be in diabetic organizing heaven.
USABookNews
Winner of Best Books 2006 National Book Awards in the Health: Organizers & Planners category
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781578262618
  • Publisher: Hatherleigh Press
  • Publication date: 12/4/2007
  • Format: Spiral Bound
  • Pages: 86
  • Sales rank: 945,185
  • Product dimensions: 10.35 (w) x 11.38 (h) x 1.05 (d)

Meet the Author

Gina Barbetta, MS, RD, CDE, CD-N, is a registered dietitian, certified diabetes educator, and nutrition consultant. Her articles have appeared in the Journal of the American Dietetic Association, Lancet, and the New England Journal of Medicine. She lives in Wallingford, Connecticut.

Valerie Rossi was inspired to create My Diabetes Organizer when helping her father when he was first diagnosed with type 2 diabetes. She has worked for IBM in sales and marketing and has a 20-year history of volunteer work. She lives in Westport, Connecticut.

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Table of Contents

How to Make this Book Work for You
A Few Words from the Authors
Acknowledgements

My Plans & Progress
First Month Checklist
How to Use the 12-Month Checkup Chart
My 12-Month Checkup Chart
The Daily Tracker

Things to Do… When to Do Them
Testing & Medications
Meal Planning
Exercise
Stress Management

In Case You Feel Sick
Questions for the Doctor
Sick-Day Guidelines
Too Low—Too High Plan
Emergency Wallet Cards

Record-Keeping
My Diabetes Team Directory
Medications Log
Laboratory Results
Health History
Medical Expenses
Insurance Information
Medical Bill Tracker
News & Resources
Medical Supplies

Shop Around
Order Form

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