When Your Doctor Says: Diabetes

Overview


Offering authoritative information about what to expect if you have been recently diagnosed with type 1, type 2, or gestational diabetes, this resource includes facts about blood sugar monitoring and other commonly used medical tests. The book discusses the roles of insulin, diabetes medications, nutrition, and lifestyle adjustments in disease management. It features details about preventing diabetes-related complications, and it reports on recent research and innovations in ...
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Overview


Offering authoritative information about what to expect if you have been recently diagnosed with type 1, type 2, or gestational diabetes, this resource includes facts about blood sugar monitoring and other commonly used medical tests. The book discusses the roles of insulin, diabetes medications, nutrition, and lifestyle adjustments in disease management. It features details about preventing diabetes-related complications, and it reports on recent research and innovations in treatment.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780780811676
  • Publisher: KWS Publishers
  • Publication date: 11/15/2010
  • Series: When Your Doctor Says
  • Pages: 419
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 8.80 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Meet the Author

David A. Cooke, MD, FACP, is a clinical assistant professor in the department of internal medicine at the University of Michigan. He lives in Ann Arbor, Michigan.

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Table of Contents

Introduction

Part One: Understanding Your Diagnosis
Chapter 1. Facts and Myths about Diabetes Chapter 2. The Types of Diabetes Chapter 3. Gestational Diabetes
Part Two: Tests, Procedures, and Treatments
Chapter 4. Diagnosing Diabetes Chapter 5. Understanding Blood Glucose Levels Chapter 6. Blood Glucose Monitoring Chapter 7. How Diabetes Medicines Work Chapter 8. Oral Antidiabetic Drugs Chapter 9. Injectable Medications Other Than Insulin Chapter 10. Insulin Chapter 11. Dietary Supplements for Diabetes
Part Three: Moving Forward
Chapter 12. My Diabetes Prognosis: What Can I Expect?
Chapter 13. Working with a Diabetes Educator Chapter 14. Working with a Dietitian Chapter 15. Eating for Good Health Chapter 16. Tips on Meal Planning, Cooking, and Eating Out Chapter 17. Diabetes and Physical Activity Chapter 18. How Your Weight Affects Your Diabetes Chapter 19. Diabetes and Your Mental Health Chapter 20. Illness Affects Blood Sugar Levels Chapter 21. Dealing with Diabetes Away from Home Chapter 22. Preventing Diabetes-Related Complications Chapter 23. Preventing and Managing Bone Health Problems Chapter 24. Preventing and Managing Eye Problems Chapter 25. Preventing and Managing Foot and Skin Problems Chapter 26. Preventing and Managing Heart and Blood Vessel Problems Chapter 27. Preventing and Managing Kidney Problems Chapter 28. Preventing and Managing Nerve Problems Chapter 29. Preventing and Managing Sexual and Urologic Problems Chapter 30. Preventing and Managing Gastroparesis Chapter 31. Preventing Tooth and Gum Problems Chapter 32. Handling Diabetic Emergencies
Part Four: Research and Resources
Chapter 33. Studying Diabetes: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow Chapter 34. Pancreatic Islet Transplantation Chapter 35. Diabetes Control and Complications Trial and Follow-Up Study Chapter 36. Diabetes Prevention Program Chapter 37. Finding Diabetes-Friendly Recipes Chapter 38. Finding Financial Help for Diabetes Care Chapter 39. How to Start a Diabetes Support Group Chapter 40. Directory of Diabetes Organizations

Index

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