Diabetes For Dummies, 4th Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1118412311
  • ISBN-13: 9781118412312
  • DDC: 616.462
  • Grade Level Range: 12th Grade +
  • 512 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2012 | Published/Released May 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2012

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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

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
About the Author.
Author's Acknowledgments.
Contents at a Glance.
Table of Contents.
1: Dealing with the Onset of Diabetes.
2: Dealing with Diabetes.
3: It's the Glucose and the Hemoglobin A1c.
4: Defining the Various Types of Diabetes.
5: How Diabetes Affects Your Body.
6: Battling Short-Term Complications.
7: Preventing Long-Term Complications.
8: Diabetes, Sexual Function, and Pregnancy.
9: Managing Diabetes: The “Thriving with Diabetes” Lifestyle Plan.
10: Glucose Monitoring and Other Tests.
11: Diabetes Diet Plan.
12: Keep It Moving: Creating Your Exercise Plan.
13: Medications: What You Should Know.
14: Diabetes Is Your Show.
15: Putting Your Knowledge to Work for You.
16: Special Considerations for Living with Diabetes.
17: Your Child Has Diabetes.
18: Diabetes and the Elderly.
19: Occupational and Insurance Problems.
20: What's New in Diabetes Care.
21: What Doesn't Work When You Treat Diabetes.
22: The Part of Tens.
23: Ten Ways to Prevent or Reverse the Effects of Diabetes.
24: Ten (Or So) Myths about Diabetes That You Can Forget.
25: Ten Ways to Get Others to Help You.
Appendix A Dr. W. W. Web.
Appendix B Glossary.
Appendix C Mini-Cookbook.