Idiot's Guides: Overcoming Type 2 Diabetes, 1st Edition

  • Carrie S. Swift
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  • ISBN-10: 1615647945
  • ISBN-13: 9781615647941
  • DDC: 616.462
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - 12th Grade +
  • 352 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2015 | Published/Released November 2015
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2015

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This title is written primarily for people with Type 2 Diabetes, but will also include coverage of Type 1. Comprehensive coverage covering a positive discussion about diabetes, including symptom, monitoring, medications, treatment, support and exercise. Advice on meal planning, how diets affect sugar levels, weight management, controlling diabetes, and facts and fiction about the disease. With a positive approach, quality of life is attainable!

Table of Contents

Front Cover._x000D_
Other Frontmatter._x000D_
Title Page._x000D_
Copyright Page._x000D_
Defining Diabetes._x000D_
1: What Is Type 2 Diabetes?._x000D_
2: Other Types of Diabetes._x000D_
3: Just the Facts: Dispelling Diabetes Misinformation._x000D_
Putting Yourself on the Right Path._x000D_
4: How to Make Changes for Diabetes Management._x000D_
5: Finding Care and Support._x000D_
6: Avoiding Short- and Long-Term Diabetes Complications._x000D_
Diabetes Management Strategies._x000D_
7: Get Moving._x000D_
8: Alcohol, Smoke, and Supplement Intake._x000D_
9: The Importance of Sleeping and Coping with Stress._x000D_
10: Diabetes Medications._x000D_
11: Monitoring—Putting It All Together._x000D_
Food as Medicine._x000D_
12: Using Food to Help Control Diabetes._x000D_
13: What Food Labels are Really Telling You._x000D_
14: Fats and Sodium._x000D_
15: Low- and No-Calorie Sweeteners._x000D_
16: Other Healthy Eating Tips._x000D_
Diabetes Meal Planning._x000D_
17: Choosing the Right Meal-Planning Option._x000D_
18: Watching Your Weight._x000D_
19: Making Your Efforts Pay Off._x000D_
Special Considerations: Older Adults and Families._x000D_
20: Older Adults and Diabetes._x000D_
21: Families with Type 2 Diabetes._x000D_
Resources for Diabetes Management._x000D_
Record-Keeping Charts._x000D_
About the Authors._x000D_