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Type 2 Diabetes in Teens: Secrets for Success
     

Type 2 Diabetes in Teens: Secrets for Success

by Jean Betschart-Roemer, Jean Betschart-Riener
 

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Get a handle on your diabetes and get on with your life!

If you're a teenager who has Type 2 diabetes, you're not alone. More and more people your age are being diagnosed with Type 2-and most of them also struggle with their diabetes treatment. The first book of its kind, Type 2 Diabetes in Teens was written to help you better understand and manage your diabetes.

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Get a handle on your diabetes and get on with your life!

If you're a teenager who has Type 2 diabetes, you're not alone. More and more people your age are being diagnosed with Type 2-and most of them also struggle with their diabetes treatment. The first book of its kind, Type 2 Diabetes in Teens was written to help you better understand and manage your diabetes. It's very important that you take care of yourself and follow your treatment-and this book gives you information on living well, including:

How to keep blood sugar in control - What to do when you get cravings - How to manage your diabetes in school - What to say to your friends and your dates - How to balance exercise and food when you take insulin - Where to find help when you need it - Ways to eat healthier - How to be patient with yourself and enjoy life

A special section of tips and suggestions for parents will help your family support you as you manage your diabetes. You're not alone in this-and Type 2 Diabetes in Teens will show you and your family how to deal with the disease and have a positive outlook on life.

"Highly recommended for teens living with Type 2 diabetes and their parents."
-Richard R. Rubin, Ph.D., C.D.E., Associate Professor
Departments of Medicine and Pediatrics
The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471150565
Publisher:
Turner Publishing Company
Publication date:
06/17/2002
Pages:
223
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.80(d)
Age Range:
13 - 17 Years

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From the Publisher
"Jean Betschart-Roemer has written a warm, wise book, filled with valuable information and advice. Highly recommended for teens living with Type 2 diabetes and their parents."( Richard R. Rubin, PhD, CDE Associate Professor, Departments of Medicine and Pediatrics The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine)

Meet the Author

JEAN BETSCHART-ROEMER, M.S.N., C.P.N.P., C.D.E., is a former president of the American Association of Diabetes Educators. She is currently a pediatric nurse practitioner in the Department of Diabetes Endocrinology and Metabolism at the Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh. Betschart-Roemer has written a variety of works on diabetes, including In Control, It's Time to Learn About Diabetes, and Diabetes Care for Babies, Toddlers, and Preschoolers (all from Wiley).

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