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La Guia de Buena Salud: Sobre la Diabetes y Tu Vida = The Buena Saludby Jane L Delgado
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Esta invalorable guía incluye los casos de personas con diabetes y explica todo lo que los lectores deben saber acerca del trastorno que ha afectado vidas en la mayoría de las familias hispanas:
Available in both English and Spanish-language editions, The Buena Salud™ Guides present the best in health advice and cutting-edge science, with real-life stories featured throughout. Written by the president and CEO of the National Alliance for Hispanic Health, the books are thoroughly reviewed by a panel of leading health experts and medical professionals.
Featuring the stories of people and families living with diabetes—a condition that has touched the lives of most Hispanic families—this concise guide explains everything readers need to know, including the fact that diabetes is not inevitable.
La guía de Buena Salud™ sobre la diabetes y tu vida discusses:
* the factors that contribute to developing diabetes and how to prevent it
* the types and evolving definition of diabetes
* how the endocrine and immune systems function
* the impact of the environment on diabetes
* treatment options including medication and realistic lifestyle and diet changes
Special sections include information on: the Top 20 things your health care provider may say (and what it really means) * key questions for your health provider * understanding test results * tools for good health and prevention * the best of the Internet * other resources for living well with diabetes.
About the Author
Jane L. Delgado, Ph.D., M.S. is the President and Chief Executive Officer of the National Alliance for Hispanic Health, the nations largest organization of health and human service providers to Hispanics. Delgado came to her position at the Alliance after serving in the Immediate Office of the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS). A practicing clinical psychologist, Delgado is the author of The Latina Guide to Health (La guía de salud). She lives in Washington, D.C., with her husband Mark and daughter Elizabeth.
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