The Type 2 Diabetes Sourcebook For Women

The Type 2 Diabetes Sourcebook For Women

by M. Sara Rosenthal
     
 

A vital sourcebook for the millions of women diagnosed with type 2 diabetes

Are you living with Type 2 diabetes? If so, you’re not alone. More women are being diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes today than ever before. Women with diabetes are at a higher risk of developing heart disease, nerve damage, kidney disease, high-blood pressure, and eye disease.

See more details below

Overview

A vital sourcebook for the millions of women diagnosed with type 2 diabetes

Are you living with Type 2 diabetes? If so, you’re not alone. More women are being diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes today than ever before. Women with diabetes are at a higher risk of developing heart disease, nerve damage, kidney disease, high-blood pressure, and eye disease. Fortunately, Type 2 diabetes can be managed and in some cases even reversed. The Type 2 Diabetes Sourcebook for Women provides much-needed information on living with this disease.

In clear, accessible language, bestselling author and bioethicist, M. Sara Rosenthal explains the causes and effects of the disease. She addresses the unique physical and emotional aspects Type 2 diabetes presents for women, offering advice and tips for good self-management, nutrition, exercise, and self-testing.

A major revision of the author’s earlier book on the subject, The Type 2 Diabetes Sourcebook for Women also discusses:

  • Signs and symptoms of Type 2 diabetes
  • The revised screening guidelines for diagnosis
  • How women's hormones interact with insulin
  • How menopause and pregnancy affect diabetes management
  • How low-carb diets can be dangerous for women with Type 2 diabetes
  • How to follow the ADA carb counting guidelines while avoiding weight gain
  • The latest medications and treatments available

With the The Type 2 Diabetes Sourcebook for Women, you’ll learn how to work with your health-care team to make the right lifestyle changes, prevent long-term complications, and live a fuller, healthier life.

Read More

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780071449298
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date:
05/09/2005
Series:
Sourcebooks Series
Pages:
384
Product dimensions:
0.58(w) x 9.00(h) x 6.00(d)

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Write a Review

and post it to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews >