Diabetes Sourcebook, 7th Edition

  • Greg Mullin
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  • ISBN-10: 0780816498
  • ISBN-13: 9780780816497
  • DDC: 616.4
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 600 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2018 | Published/Released October 2018
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2018

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Consumer health information about diagnosis, treatment, and management of Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes, along with facts about lifestyle issues and preventing complications. Includes index, glossary of related terms, and other resources.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Table of Contents.
Understanding Diabetes.
1: Introduction to Diabetes.
2: Symptoms and Causes of Diabetes.
3: Diabetes Prevalence in America.
4: Diabetes among Children and Women.
5: Type 1 Diabetes.
6: Insulin Resistance and Prediabetes.
7: Type 2 Diabetes.
8: Gestational Diabetes.
9: Diabetes Insipidus.
10: Monogenic Diabetes.
11: Diabetes Myths.
Identifying and Managing Diabetes.
12: Diabetes: Assessing Your Risk.
13: Family History—A Potential Risk Factor for Diabetes.
14: Metabolic Syndrome and Diabetes Risk.
15: How to Prevent Type 2 Diabetes.
16: Tests Used to Diagnose Diabetes.
17: Steps to Manage Your Diabetes for Life.
18: The Diabetes Treatment Team.
19: Glucose Monitoring.
20: Routine Medical Examinations and Recommended Vaccinations.
Medications and Diabetes Care.
21: Diabetes Medicines: What You Need to Know.
22: Guide to Insulin.
23: Different Ways to Take Insulin.
24: New Diabetes Drugs.
25: Aspirin Therapy for Diabetics.
26: Alternative and Complementary Therapies for Diabetes.
27: Beware of Diabetes Treatment Fraud.
Dietary and Other Lifestyle Issues Important for Diabetes Control.
28: Diabetes Meal Planning.
29: Alcohol and Tobacco Can Increase Diabetes Problems.
30: Physical Activity and Diabetes.
31: Weight Management and Diabetes.
32: Diabetes and Daily Challenges.
33: Diabetes in the Workplace: Know Your Rights.
34: Emergency Situations.
Complications of Diabetes and Co-Occurring Disorders.
35: How to Prevent Diabetes Complications.
36: Diabetes-Related Eye Disease.
37: Diabetes and Flu Complications.
38: Diabetes-Related Foot Problems.
39: Diabetes, Heart Disease, and Stroke.
40: Diabetes-Related Kidney Disease.
41: Diabetes and Kidney Failure.
42: Diabetes and Pregnancy-Related Complications.
43: Diabetes and Sexual and Bladder Problems.
44: Diabetes-Related Tooth and Gum Disease.
45: Diabetic Neuropathies.
46: Gastroparesis.
47: Hyperglycemic Hyperosmolar Syndrome.
48: Hypoglycemia.
49: Ketoacidosis.
50: Osteoporosis and Diabetes.
51: Polycystic Ovary Syndrome and Diabetes.
Diabetes in Specific Populations.
52: Diabetes in Children.
53: Diabetes and Pregnancy.
54: Diabetes in Older People.
Research in Diabetes Care.
55: Blood Test May Identify Gestational Diabetes Risk in First Trimester.
56: Are Proteins in Infant Formula Linked to Type 1 Diabetes?.
57: Breastfeeding May Help Health after Gestational Diabetes.
58: Cone Snail Venom Reveals Insulin Insights.
59: Diabetes Control and Prevention Studies.
60: Diabetes Drug May Prevent Recurring Strokes.
61: Experimental Therapy Shows Promise for Type 1 Diabetes.
62: Pancreatic Islet Transplantation.
63: Artificial Pancreas.
64: Clinical Trials and Diabetes.
Additional Help and Information.
65: Recipes for People with Diabetes and Their Families.
66: Financial Help for Diabetes Care.
67: Glossary of Terms Related to Diabetes.
68: Directory of Diabetes-Related Resources.