The Type 2 Diabetes Handbook: Six Rules for Staying Healthy with Type 2 Diabetes

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Based on the most recent research on Type 2 diabetes, this invaluable and practical health reference focuses on balancing diet, medication, and exercise to achieve optimal health. A host of potential complications of diabetes are discussed in detail, including eye-, kidney-, heart-, nerve-, and foot-related problems. Emotional aspects of being diabetic are also discussed. Filled with illustrations, charts, tables, and worksheets, this is a proven, user-friendly guide for living with and managing ...

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Overview

Based on the most recent research on Type 2 diabetes, this invaluable and practical health reference focuses on balancing diet, medication, and exercise to achieve optimal health. A host of potential complications of diabetes are discussed in detail, including eye-, kidney-, heart-, nerve-, and foot-related problems. Emotional aspects of being diabetic are also discussed. Filled with illustrations, charts, tables, and worksheets, this is a proven, user-friendly guide for living with and managing diabetes.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781886039643
  • Publisher: Addicus Books
  • Publication date: 11/1/2010
  • Pages: 150
  • Sales rank: 933,417
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.40 (h) x 0.40 (d)

Meet the Author

Rod Colvin, MS is author of three nonfiction books including Overcoming Prescription Drug Addiction. He resides in Omaha, Nebraska. James T. Lane, MD, is medical director of the Diabetes Center at the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha, Nebraska. He is on the university's faculty in the section of diabetes, endocrinology, and metabolism. He is the medical editor of this title. Dr. Lane resides in Omaha, Nebraska.

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Table of Contents

Foreword v

Acknowledgments vii

Rule 1 Learn the Basics about Type 2 Diabetes 1

Rule 2 Eat Right and Control Your Weight 14

Rule 3 Exercise Regularly 41

Rule 4 Monitor Blood Sugar Levels 53

Rule 5 Take Medications as Directed 65

Rule 6 Avoid Complications by Practicing Good Self-Care 78

Appendix 97

Glossary 103

Resources 108

Index 111

About the Authors 117

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