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Type 1 Diabetes For Dummies

Type 1 Diabetes For Dummies

  • Author: Alan L. Rubin
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
  • ISBN: 9781118051924
  • Category: Health & Fitness
  • Page: 384
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Whether you have been living with type 1 diabetes for some time, or you have just discovered that your child is diabetic, there’s a lot you need to know about the new developments in treating, controlling, and living with this disease. Type 1 Diabetes For Dummies, explains everything you need to know and do to make living with type 1 diabetes easier and healthier. This reassuring, plain-English guide helps you understand and mange the disease with tips on working with your doctor, administering insulin, developing a diet an exercise plan, and coping with illness and travel. You’ll find out about the latest technologies of blood glucose monitoring and insulin delivery, and get a handle on everything you need to do to keep yourself or your child healthy, active, and feeling good. Discover how to: Overcome short-term complications Eat a diabetes-friendly diet Use exercise to help control type 1 diabetes Handle school, work, and other activities Help your child maintain a high quality of life Prevent long-term complications Be healthier than your friends who don’t have diabetes Deal with the emotional and psychological effects of the disease Choose an insulin pump for yourself or your child Calculate insulin dosages Anyone can live a long, healthy, and productive life with type 1 diabetes. Small Type 1 Diabetes For Dummies delivers every drop of information you need to make sure that you or your child can do just that.

Diabetes For Dummies

Diabetes For Dummies

  • Author: Alan L. Rubin
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
  • ISBN: 1118412311
  • Category: Health & Fitness
  • Page: 408
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Type 2 Diabetes For Dummies

Type 2 Diabetes For Dummies

  • Author: Lesley Campbell,Alan L. Rubin
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
  • ISBN: 1118340779
  • Category: Health & Fitness
  • Page: 184
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Learn to live a full and active life with type 2 diabetes Type 2 diabetes is Australia's fast-growing chronic disease, yet it can be prevented with the right diet and regular exercise. Whether you have already been diagnosed with type 2 diabetes or are pre-diabetic and hoping to avoid full-blown diabetes, this easy-to-understand book teaches you how to maintain a healthy lifestyle and good blood glucose control so that you can prevent long-term complications and live a full and active life. An author team of medical professionals, led by Professor Lesley Campbell and Dr. Alan Rubin, offers essential guidance and critical advice for taking preventative measures to avoid developing type 2 diabetes in the first place. For those who have already been diagnosed, the authors walk you through how to deal with type 2 and clearly explain how it affects your body. Highlights ways to manage the daily impact that type 2 has on your life and prevent long-term complications Devotes an entire chapter to foot care Explains glucose monitoring as well as medications that you should be familiar with Details a healthy eating and exercise plan for getting a handle on your type 2 diabetes Makes suggestions for additional resources so you can learn more about your diabetes With a focus on the specific concerns of type 2 diabetes, Type 2 Diabetes For Dummies is a reliable, locally relevant resource on diabetes management.

Managing Type 2 Diabetes For Dummies

Managing Type 2 Diabetes For Dummies

  • Author: American Diabetes Association
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
  • ISBN: 1119363292
  • Category: Health & Fitness
  • Page: 336
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Discover how to manage diabetes for a healthier and happier life! Written for anyone diagnosed with type 2 diabetes (and for anyone who loves someone with diabetes), Managing Type 2 Diabetes For Dummies is an essential guide to understanding the effects of diabetes and knowing what steps to take to successfully manage this chronic illness. Diabetes can lead to serious complications but people with diabetes can control the condition and lower the risk of its many complications. This is your easy-to-understand guide that shows you how. Under the direction of The American Diabetes Association, Managing Type 2 Diabetes For Dummies gives hope to the one in 11 people in the United States who are affected by the disease. Written in simple-to-understand terms, Managing Type 2 Diabetes For Dummies is filled with a wealth of expert advice and includes the most current information on recent medical advances for treatment. Improperly managed diabetes and consistently high blood glucose levels can lead to serious diseases affecting the heart and blood vessels, eyes, kidneys, nerves, and teeth. With the authorities at the American Diabetes Association on your side, you will have a practical handbook for preventing complications and managing diabetes with confidence! Prevent and manage the complications of the disease Combat diabetes-related anxiety and depression Lead a healthy life with type 2 diabetes Tap into the better living “rules of the road” with Managing Type 2 Diabetes For Dummies. By modifying your diet, consulting with your doctors, staying active, and understanding what medications are right for you, you will be on the path to a happier and healthier lifestyle.

Diabetes Cookbook For Dummies

Diabetes Cookbook For Dummies

  • Author: Alan L. Rubin
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
  • ISBN: 1118944267
  • Category: Cooking
  • Page: 416
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Discover how to eat a well-balanced diabetic diet Diabetes Cookbook For Dummies gives you everything you need to create healthy and diabetic-friendly meals. In this revised and updated edition, you'll discover how easy it is to manage diabetes through diet. With tons of new recipes—many of them vegetarian—and the latest information on diabetes testing, monitoring, and maintenance, this book will help guide you down a path to a healthier you. With an anticipated price tag close to $3.4 billion annually by the year 2020, diabetes is one of the costliest health hazards in the U.S. If you're one of the 25.8 million Americans suffering from diabetes, this hands-on, friendly guide arms you with the most up-to-date nutritional information and shows you how to start cooking—and eating—your way to better health. Offers 100+ new and revised diabetic recipes for every meal of the day Features changes in fat, carbohydrate, and protein recommendations that parallel the meal plan recommendations of the American Diabetes Association Covers how to make smart choices when eating out, shopping for food, and setting up a diabetic kitchen Introduces ways to involve diabetic children in meal planning and preparation If you're diabetic and want to learn how to make lifestyle changes that count, Diabetes Cookbook For Dummies shows you how the food you eat can help treat, prevent, and manage diabetes.

Diabetes for Dummies

Diabetes for Dummies

  • Author: Sarah Jarvis,Alan L. Rubin
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
  • ISBN: 1119992400
  • Category: Health & Fitness
  • Page: 396
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Bestseller! Features new information on metabolic syndrome Take control of your diabetes and live well Don't just survive – thrive! That's the message of this state-of-the-art guide to diabetes management, now updated to include the latest advances in therapy for diabetes and its complications. From causes, symptoms, and side effects to treatments and diet, this book delivers sound advice on staying fit and feeling great. Understand and manage diabetes Choose a diet plan that suits you Prevent long-term complications Care for someone who has diabetes Manage high blood pressure, cholesterol, and kidney problems ". . . diabetic patients . . . should arm themselves with sugar cubes, glucose tablets, boiled sweets . . . but also with a copy of Diabetes For Dummies . . ." —Dr Thomas Stuttaford, The Times ". . . combines clarity with depth and detail . . ." —Yoga and Health magazine

Diabetes For Dummies®, Pocket Edition

Diabetes For Dummies®, Pocket Edition

  • Author: Consumer Dummies
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
  • ISBN: 1118042921
  • Category: Health & Fitness
  • Page: 144
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Find out how to keep tabs on your condition Don't let diabetes stop you from living life to the fullest. This handy pocket guide explains what diabetes is and gives you the latest information on how to monitor and manage your condition. Written by a highly experienced physician, this book is filled with practical advice for managing your condition in today's world. Whether you have a diagnosis of diabetes or are caring for someone who does, you'll get the information needed to stay healthy and feel great. Open the book and find: The types of diabetes Ways to monitor glucose Guidance on using oral medications or insulin Ways to plan a diabetes diet Tips for starting an exercise program

Diabetes and Carb Counting For Dummies

Diabetes and Carb Counting For Dummies

  • Author: Sherri Shafer
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
  • ISBN: 1119315646
  • Category: Health & Fitness
  • Page: 408
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Living with diabetes doesn't have to mean giving up all of your favorite foods. Carbs from healthy foods boost nutrition and supply essential fuel for your brain and body. Counting carbs is integral to managing diabetes because your carb choices, portion sizes, and meal timing directly impact blood glucose levels. Diabetes & Carb Counting For Dummies provides essential information on how to strike a balance between carb intake, exercise, and diabetes medications while making healthy food choices.

Diabetes Meal Planning and Nutrition For Dummies

Diabetes Meal Planning and Nutrition For Dummies

  • Author: Toby Smithson,Alan L. Rubin
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
  • ISBN: 1118677536
  • Category: Health & Fitness
  • Page: 384
  • View: 2047
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Food awareness, nutrition, and meal planning advice for people with diabetes Diabetes Meal Planning and Nutrition For Dummies takes the mystery and the frustration out of healthy eating and managing diabetes. Both the newly diagnosed and the experienced alike will learn what defines healthy eating for diabetes and it’s crucial role to long term health, why healthy eating can be so difficult, and how meal planning is a key to successful diabetes management Diabetes Meal Planning and Nutrition For Dummies takes the guesswork out of eating and preparing diabetes friendly foods. You'll learn whether popular diets fit (or don’t fit) into a healthy eating plan, what to shop for, how to eat healthy away from home, which supplements you should consider, and how to build perfect meals yourself. To get you started, this book includes a week's worth of diabetes-friendly meals, and fabulous recipes that demonstrate how delicious food and effective diabetes management can go hand in hand. Includes helpful information for people with both type 1 and type 2 diabetes as well as exchange lists for diabetes Explains how your surroundings and your biology conspire to encourage unhealthy eating, and how you can gain control by planning in advance Helps you to understand that fabulous, nutritionally-balanced food and diabetes management can go hand in hand If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with diabetes, Diabetes Meal Planning and Nutrition For Dummies is packed with expert advice, surprising insights, and practical examples of meal plans coupled with sound nutritional advice.