The Diabetic Male S Essential Guide To Living Well

Author: Joseph Juliano, M.D.
Publisher: Holt Paperbacks
ISBN: 1627799230
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An up-beat, take-charge daily health care manual for the diabetic Dr. Juliano's book pulls no punches about the seriousness of diabetes; he has been blind for fifteen years due to his disease and he draws on his own experience to offer hard-won day-to-day advice. He discusses insulin and other medications and stresses the importance of self-home blood-glucose monitoring, exercise, and good nutrition. He is honest about possible long-term complications to the diabetic eye, kidney, and vascular systems, and problems such as male pattern baldness and erectile dysfunction. Above all, he believes in positive thinking to help the diabetic live well. There are a resource guide, bibliography, and selected readings.

Diabetes And Me

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Publisher: Hill and Wang
ISBN: 1466859954
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An upbeat, empathetic, and essential guide for young people with diabetes In Diabetes and Me: An Essential Guide for Kids and Parents, Kim Chaloner, who has been teaching award-winning science classes for fifteen years, gives kids the tools they need to take charge of their health and understand what it means to be diagnosed with diabetes. In this graphic guide, she walks four young people through the basics of diabetes, both Type 1 and Type 2, revealing . . . • The early signs of diabetes and how doctors can help • What it means to have Type 1 or Type 2 diabetes • What the pancreas is and how it works • How to manage the ups and downs of blood sugar levels • Strategies for diet and exercise • How to explain diabetes to friends and family members • And much more! Illustrated by the award-winning artist Nick Bertozzi, Diabetes and Me is an informative, empowering handbook for parents, teachers, and kids looking to learn more about how to handle one of today's most common conditions.

What To Expect When You Have Diabetes

Author: American Diabetes Association
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.
ISBN: 1680991450
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Managing a chronic disease like diabetes can be overwhelming—especially if you’re among the 1.7 million Americans who are newly diagnosed each year. Here is easy-to-read, steady advice in this newly updated book, written by the experts, so you can live well with diabetes, not just manage it. What to Expect When You Have Diabetes is a reliable companion for when you’re swamped with questions but also have more information than you can absorb. The information in this book is geared especially toward people with type 2 diabetes, primarily because 90–95 percent of those with diabetes have type 2. Type 1 is more rare, but most of the treatment and lifestyle suggestions given here are helpful for both. A Q&A format, organized by topic for quick reference, provides authoritative but understandable answers to a range of questions, such as: Is diabetes a dangerous disease? Should I tell my supervisor and coworkers that I have diabetes? Will the medication I’m taking for depression affect my blood sugar? This book is a perfect companion to a health-care team and is sure to become a trusted reference as you live with diabetes.

Balancing Diabetes

Author: Kerri Sparling
Publisher: Spry Publishing
ISBN: 1938170385
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When a person receives a diagnosis of diabetes, he or she starts a process of adjusting and making sense of the new normal living with a chronic disease. A large part of that adjustment is figuring out how to balance diabetes with all the intricacies of a life outside of diabetes care. In Balancing Diabetes, diabetes online community blogger Kerri Sparling compiles strategies used by people with diabetes and their caregivers to bring that elusive balance into their lives. Whether adult or child, type 1 or type 2, spouse or caregiver, male or female, people in the diabetes world will find themselves in this book and be inspired by the commonality of that continuing search for balance.

The First Year Type 2 Diabetes

Author: Gretchen Becker
Publisher: Da Capo Press
ISBN: 0738218618
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Diabetes is one of the fastest growing diseases in the world; the American Diabetes Association reports that 1.7 million new diagnoses are made each year. After her own diagnosis, Gretchen Becker became a "patient-expert," educating herself on every aspect of type 2 diabetes and eventually compiling everything she had learned into this step-by-step guidebook for others. Now in its third edition, The First Year: Type 2 Diabetes takes you through everything you need to know and do in your first year with diabetes. In clear and accessible language, Becker covers a wide range of practical, medical,and lifestyle issues, from coming to terms with your diagnosis to diet and exercise, testing routines, insurance issues, and the most up-to-date information on new medications and supplements.

Essential Diabetes Leadership

Author: Laurence D. Chalem
Publisher: Laurence Chalem
ISBN: 9781439245668
Size: 54.67 MB
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Incredibly accessible and straightforward, Laurence D. Chalem's second book, Essential Diabetes Leadership, is the quintessential overview of diabetes. Whether you or a loved one has recently been diagnosed with diabetes or whether it is something you have managed for years, this book provides insight on how to live optimally with diabetes. In this powerful and empowering treatise, the author traces data from the last three centuries and explains where to find credible information from all channels of information. Meticulously researched and fully annotated, Chalem's analysis also investigates the most influential diabetes study in the world. Here is where questions are answered and diabetics become the leaders of their wellness. Nearly the entire diabetes treatment industry is biased in favor of their particular interests and that-hands down-the optimal treatment of diabetes is a diet low in carbohydrates, high in fat, and one that takes the middle ground in regards to protein.

Your Type 2 Diabetes Action Plan

Author: American Diabetes Association ADA
Publisher: American Diabetes Association
ISBN: 1580406297
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Nearly two million people are diagnosed with type 2 diabetes in the United States every year. Many more are diagnosed with prediabetes. For the millions of people already living with diabetes, preventing or treating the many complications of diabetes is a constant concern. Often, what each of these individuals needs to control his or her blood glucose, treat complications, or prevent diabetes entirely is a change — a change in nutrition, a change in physical activity, a change in medication, a change in lifestyle. To help facilitate these changes, these individuals require clear recommendations based on established research that can help them quickly make the adjustments they need to improve their condition and create lifelong healthy habits. What they need is an action plan. Designed specifically for those are ready to take action, Your Type 2 Diabetes Action Plan is a concise, step-based approach to quickly improving blood glucose management and quality of life. Diabetes self-care advice can often be overwhelming and, coupled with the shock of diagnosis, it's easy to be paralyzed by the enormity of new information. To prevent this, the Diabetes Action Plan breaks down complicated concepts and long-term goals into manageable steps that are measured in days and weeks. Each attainable, short-term objective then builds upon the previous step to engender long-term self-care change. Topics include improving glucose management and optimizing medication; increasing physical activity; creating a diabetes meal plan; treating and coping with complications; getting the most out of a health care team; improving family health, and much more. Presented in clear, actionable steps, this is the perfect guide to a longer, better life with type 2 diabetes.

The Unfolding Man

Author: Donve Langhan
Publisher: New Africa Books
ISBN: 9780864863706
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An account of the artist Dan Rakgoathe's search of his soul through his work as a print-maker, study and writing, blindness and meditation. This illustrated biography explores the story of the artist's life and discusses his art.

Consumer Health Information Source Book

Author: Alan M. Rees
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781573561235
Size: 66.16 MB
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How can an award-winning source book that helps consumers find health information be improved? Health expert Alan Rees has done just that in his sixth edition by providing practical advice on using the Internet, tips on where to find Spanish-language health pamphlets, and recommendations on what's most important in the world of alternative medicine. The sixty edition provides users with an annotated guide to health-related resources--hotlines, newsletters, pamphlets, Web sites, CD-ROMS, magazines, books, and more Readers are given a description on each resource and how to best use it.

Highs Lows Of Type 1 Diabetes

Author: Patrick McAllister
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing Inc.
ISBN: 1680992996
Size: 43.38 MB
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Valuable tips, tricks, and advice from a veteran young adult with Type 1 diabetes. Type 1 diabetes (T1D) can be a daunting diagnosis, especially for a young kid or a teen. Patrick McAllister knows. Diagnosed with T1D at age twelve, McAllister’s life changed forever, and he faced an uncertain future of insulin shots, diet regulations, and high school. If only I had a roadmap, he thought. So, years after he learned things the hard way, he decided to write one. Whether it is managing mood swings, hormones, or blood sugar levels, Highs & Lows of Type 1 Diabetes is the ultimate teenager’s and young adult’s handbook for surviving, thriving, and flourishing with T1D during one of the most terrifying, yet exciting, phases of your life. Many think of T1D as a scary disease that is sporadic and uncontrollable, but after eight years of dealing with the literal and figurative highs and lows of T1D, McAllister has learned that it is more a lifestyle change. These pages detail a framework for every situation you could possibly imagine involving T1D, from coming home from the hospital after your diagnosis to preparing to leave your nest for freshman year at college. Learn how to: Count carbohydrates, pump insulin like a pro, and correct irregular blood sugar levels Tell your friends, get good grades, and survive school Play sports with the right game-plan Navigate sex, drugs, and rock ‘n’ roll And more! Type 1 diabetes stinks, but you don’t have to go through it blind and alone! Some have learned it the hard way, but Highs & Lows of Type 1 Diabetes will ensure that you will take control of your T1D diagnosis, conquer your adolescent years, and live a healthy and fulfilling life.