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The straight facts on treating diabetes and living a full life

Want to know how to manage diabetes? Leading diabetes expert Dr. Alan Rubin gives you reassuring, authoritative guidance on putting together a state-of-the-art treatment program. You'll learn about all the advances in monitoring glucose, the latest medications, and how to develop a diet and exercise plan to stay healthy.

  • Dealing with diabetes — get helpful guidance on understanding the different types of diabetes and dealing with the emotional and psychological consequences of your diagnosis
  • Diabetes and your body — find out what you need to know about both the short- and long-term complications of diabetes
  • Thrive, don't just survive — discover the dietary changes you need to make to control your blood glucose and how to get the most out of your exercise routine and medications
  • Manage diabetes — recognize the way that diabetes develops at every stage of life (and how to manage it successfully)
  • Stay on the cusp — get the scoop on all the newest developments in diagnosing, monitoring, and treating diabetes (and the real deal on misinformation in diabetes treatment)

Open the book and find:

  • The symptoms and causes of type 1 and type 2 diabetes
  • The tools available to treat diabetes
  • Info on diabetes in children and the elderly
  • The 4-1-1 on glucose monitoring and other tests
  • A type 2 diabetes diet plan
  • What you need to know about medications
  • Considerations for occupational and insurance problems
  • Delicious diabetic-friendly recipes

Learn to:

  • Reduce your type 2 diabetes risk
  • Monitor and maintain your glucose
  • Eat right and exercise to stay healthy
  • Treat and prevent short-term and long-term complications

Synopsis:

The straight facts on treating diabetes successfully

With diabetes now considered pandemic throughout the world, there have been an enormous advances in the field since the last edition of Diabetes For Dummies. Now significantly revised and updated, it includes the latest information on medications and monitoring equipment, updated diet and exercise plans, new findings about treating diabetes in the young and elderly, new ways to diagnose and treat long- and short-term complications, and more.

Want to know how to manage diabetes? Trusted diabetes expert Dr. Alan Rubin gives you reassuring, authoritative guidance on putting together a state-of-the-art treatment program to treat diabetes successfully and live a full life. You'll learn about all the advances in monitoring glucose, the latest medications, and how to develop a diet and exercise plan to stay healthy.

  • New information on the psychology of diabetes and its treatment
  • New ways to diagnose and treat both short- and long-term complications of diabetes
  • The latest information about diabetes medications and testing devices
  • Updated diet and exercise plans
  • Expanded coverage about type 2 diabetes in children and new findings about how diabetes affects the elderly

Diabetes For Dummies is for the millions of Diabetics (and their loved ones) throughout the United States who are in search of a resource to help them manage this disease.

Synopsis:

With diabetes now pandemic throughout the world, there has been an enormous amount of work done in this field since the 3rd Edition of Diabetes For Dummies was released in 2008. New content includes:
  • New information on the psychology of diabetes and its treatment
  • New ways to diagnose and treat both short- and long-term complications of diabetes
  • The latest information about diabetes medications and testing devices
  • Updated diet and exercise plans
  • Expanded coverage about type 2 diabetes in children and new findings about how diabetes affects the elderly

About the Author

Alan L. Rubin, MD, is one of the nation's foremost authorities on diabetes. He is the author of Type 1 Diabetes For Dummies, Diabetes Cookbook For Dummies, and Prediabetes For Dummies.

Table of Contents

Introduction  1

Part I: Dealing with the Onset of Diabetes  7

Chapter 1: Dealing with Diabetes 9

Chapter 2: It’s the Glucose and the Hemoglobin A1c 19

Chapter 3: Defi ning the Various Types of Diabetes 31

Part II: How Diabetes Affects Your Body  49

Chapter 4: Battling Short-Term Complications 51

Chapter 5: Preventing Long-Term Complications 65

Chapter 6: Diabetes, Sexual Function, and Pregnancy 99

Part III: Managing Diabetes: The “Thriving with Diabetes” Lifestyle Plan  117

Chapter 7: Glucose Monitoring and Other Tests 119

Chapter 8: Diabetes Diet Plan 151

Chapter 9: Keep It Moving: Creating Your Exercise Plan 175

Chapter 10: Medications: What You Should Know 195

Chapter 11: Diabetes Is Your Show 227

Chapter 12: Putting Your Knowledge to Work for You 237

Part IV: Special Considerations for Living with Diabetes  243

Chapter 13: Your Child Has Diabetes 245

Chapter 14: Diabetes and the Elderly 261

Chapter 15: Occupational and Insurance Problems 269

Chapter 16: What’s New in Diabetes Care 281

Chapter 17: What Doesn’t Work When You Treat Diabetes 289

Part V: The Part of Tens  299

Chapter 18: Ten Ways to Prevent or Reverse the Effects of Diabetes 301

Chapter 19: Ten (Or So) Myths about Diabetes That You Can Forget 307

Chapter 20: Ten Ways to Get Others to Help You 313

Part VI: Appendixes  319

Appendix A: Dr W W Web 321

Appendix B: Glossary 331

Appendix C: Mini-Cookbook 339

Index  369

Product Details

ISBN:
9781118412312
Publisher:
For Dummies
Subject:
Diseases - Diabetes
Author:
Rubin, Alan L.
Author:
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Subject:
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Subject:
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Copyright:
Publication Date:
20120914
Binding:
Electronic book text in proprietary or open standard format
Pages:
408

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"Synopsis" by , The straight facts on treating diabetes successfully

With diabetes now considered pandemic throughout the world, there have been an enormous advances in the field since the last edition of Diabetes For Dummies. Now significantly revised and updated, it includes the latest information on medications and monitoring equipment, updated diet and exercise plans, new findings about treating diabetes in the young and elderly, new ways to diagnose and treat long- and short-term complications, and more.

Want to know how to manage diabetes? Trusted diabetes expert Dr. Alan Rubin gives you reassuring, authoritative guidance on putting together a state-of-the-art treatment program to treat diabetes successfully and live a full life. You'll learn about all the advances in monitoring glucose, the latest medications, and how to develop a diet and exercise plan to stay healthy.

  • New information on the psychology of diabetes and its treatment
  • New ways to diagnose and treat both short- and long-term complications of diabetes
  • The latest information about diabetes medications and testing devices
  • Updated diet and exercise plans
  • Expanded coverage about type 2 diabetes in children and new findings about how diabetes affects the elderly

Diabetes For Dummies is for the millions of Diabetics (and their loved ones) throughout the United States who are in search of a resource to help them manage this disease.

"Synopsis" by , With diabetes now pandemic throughout the world, there has been an enormous amount of work done in this field since the 3rd Edition of Diabetes For Dummies was released in 2008. New content includes:
  • New information on the psychology of diabetes and its treatment
  • New ways to diagnose and treat both short- and long-term complications of diabetes
  • The latest information about diabetes medications and testing devices
  • Updated diet and exercise plans
  • Expanded coverage about type 2 diabetes in children and new findings about how diabetes affects the elderly
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