Real Life Guide to Diabetes: Practical Answers to Your Diabetes Problems

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Real Life Guide to Diabetes: Practical Answers to Your Diabetes Problems

Format:  Paperback,

284 pages

Publisher: Pgw

Publish Date: Mar 2009

ISBN-13: 9781580403146

ISBN-10: 158040314X

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An illustrated, four-color guide to managing diabetes in the real world

People with diabetes are faced with the challenge of trying to fit their disease into their lives, not fitting their lives into diabetes. This book aims to give you the tools to confront real-life situations with a healthy approach to diabetes self-management.

"The Real-Life Guide to Diabetes" is a lavishly illustrated guide that shows you all the ins-and-outs of diabetes management. Packed with tips and solutions from real people with diabetes, as well as clinicians and diabetes educators, this book also features handy checklists for self-assessment and resources for more information.

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Publisher: Pgw
Publish Date: Mar 2009
ISBN-13: 9781580403146
ISBN-10: 158040314X
Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 284
Shipping Weight (in pounds): 1.28
Product in Inches (L x W x H): 7.75 x 9.0 x 0.75

Chapter outline

Dedicationp. v
Acknowledgmentsp. vii
Introduction: Real-Life Guide to Diabetesp. 1
Build Your Strong Foundationsp. 3
Understanding Diabetesp. 5
Know and Control your ABCsp. 23
Seek and Find Care and Supportp. 35
Create Your Real-Life Diabetes Planp. 46
Realistic Behavioral Changes for Successp. 49
Healthy Eating-The Basicsp. 59
Eat Healthy-Real-life Challenges and Solutionsp. 75
Get Up, Get Activep. 89
Medications That Lower Blood Glucosep. 101
Other Medications to Manage Diabetesp. 121
No Prescription Neededp. 133
The Importance of Catching Your Z'sp. 141
Stress, Depression, and Diabetesp. 149
Monitoring Glucose and Blood Pressure Mattersp. 163
When Life Happensp. 177
When Life Veers Off Schedulep. 181
Glucose Highs and Lowsp. 195
Lose Weight, Keep It Offp. 207
Your Sexual Healthp. 219
Tobacco and Alcohol: How They Mix with Diabetesp. 229
Health Care Plans and Money Mattersp. 237
Know Your Rights, Don't Be Wrongedp. 249
Prevent and Delay Long-Term Diabetes Problemsp. 257
Conclusionp. 275
Indexp. 277

Book description

An illustrated, four-color guide to managingdiabetes in the real world

People with diabetes are faced with the challenge oftrying to fit their disease into their lives, not fittingtheir lives into diabetes. This book aims to give you the tools to confront real-life situationswith a healthy approach to diabetes self-management.

The Real-Life Guide to Diabetes is a lavishly illustratedguide that shows you all the ins-and-outs of diabetesmanagement. Packed with tips and solutions from realpeople with diabetes, as well as clinicians and diabeteseducators, this book also features handy checklists forself-assessment and resources for more information.

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