Diabetes Information for Teens, 3rd Edition

  • Angela Williams
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  • ISBN-10: 0780817389
  • ISBN-13: 9780780817388
  • DDC: 616.462
  • Grade Level Range: 7th Grade - 12th Grade +
  • 400 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2019 | Published/Released August 2019
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2019

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Provides updated information for teens about who is at risk, the different types of diabetes, and treatment and management options including facts about insulin and glucose meters.<\P>

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Table of Contents.
Understanding Diabetes.
1: Facts and Statistics about Diabetes.
2: Who Is at Risk for Diabetes?.
3: Diabetes in Children and Adolescents.
4: Metabolic Syndrome: An Early Warning Sign.
5: Insulin Resistance and Prediabetes.
6: Type 1 Diabetes.
7: Type 2 Diabetes.
8: Double Diabetes.
9: Gestational Diabetes and Diabetes-Related Women's Concerns.
10: Monogenic Forms of Diabetes.
11: Diabetes Myths.
Medical Management of Diabetes.
12: You and Your Diabetes Care Team.
13: Steps to Manage Your Diabetes for Life.
14: Know Your Blood Sugar Numbers.
15: Blood Glucose Monitoring.
16: Glucose in Urine Test.
17: Ketones in Urine Test.
18: Diabetes Medicines.
19: Insulin Delivery Devices.
20: Managing Hypoglycemia.
21: Managing Hyperglycemia.
22: Beware of Diabetes Treatment Fraud.
23: The Physical Complications of Diabetes.
24: Diabetes-Related Health Concerns.
25: Diabetes, Heart Disease, and Stroke.
26: Diabetic Neuropathy.
27: Diabetic Eye Disease.
28: Diabetic Kidney Disease.
29: Gastroparesis.
30: Tooth and Gum Problems Caused by Diabetes.
31: Foot and Skin Problems Caused by Diabetes.
32: Acanthosis Nigricans and Necrobiosis Lipoidica.
33: Sexual and Bladder Problems of Diabetes.
Mental Health and Lifestyle Issues.
34: The Link between Diabetes and Mental Health.
35: Tips for Coping with Diabetes Distress.
36: Diabetes Management at School.
37: Importance of Wearing Medical Alert Bracelets and Necklaces.
38: Driving When You Have Diabetes.
39: Traveling When You Have Diabetes.
40: Take Care of Your Diabetes during Sick Days and Special Times.
41: Managing Diabetes in the Heat.
42: Smoking and Diabetes.
43: If Your Friend or Family Member Has Diabetes.
Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Weight Management.
44: Healthy Eating for Diabetics.
45: Making Healthy Food Choices.
46: Meal Plans and Diabetes.
47: Carbohydrate Counting.
48: Diabetes and Dietary Supplements.
49: Physical Activity and Diabetes.
50: Stay at a Healthy Weight.
51: Early Weight-Loss Surgery May Improve Type 2 Diabetes and Blood Pressure Outcomes.
If You Need More Information.
52: Resources for Diabetes Information.
53: Finding Diabetes-Friendly Recipes.