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Diabetes For Dummies, 3rd Edition, UK Edition

ISBN: 978-0-470-97730-9
424 pages
February 2011
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Don't just survive - thrive! That's the message of this state-of-the-art guide to diabetes management. From causes, symptoms and side effects to treatments and diet, this book will help British diabetics understand all types of diabetes and delivers sound advice on staying fit and feeling great. The best-selling second edition has been updated to cover key information on managing pre-diabetes, plus new content on screening tests, medications and lifestyle advice. With additional information on the latest advances in therapy for diabetes and its complications, this new edition will make sure you're covered from every aspect.
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Table of Contents

Part I: Dealing with the Onset of Diabetes.

Chapter 1: Dealing with Diabetes.

Chapter 2: It's the Glucose.

Chapter 3: pre-diabetes, the early years.

Chapter 3: What Type of Diabetes Do You Have?

Part II: How Diabetes Affects Your Body.

Chapter 4: Battling Short-Term Complications.

Chapter 4: Battling Short-Term Complications.

Chapter 6: Diabetes, Sexual Function, and Pregnancy.

Part III: Managing Diabetes: The 'Thriving with Diabetes' Lifestyle Plan.

Chapter 7: Glucose Monitoring and Other Tests.

Chapter 8: Diabetes Diet Plan.

Chapter 9: Keeping It Moving: Exercise Plan.

Chapter 10: Medication: What You Should Know.

Chapter 11: Diabetes Is Your Show.

Chapter 12: Putting Your Knowledge to Work.

Part IV: Special Considerations for Living with Diabetes.

Chapter 13: Your Child Has Diabetes.

Chapter 14: Diabetes in your later years.

Chapter 15: Driving and Occupational Problems.

Chapter 16: What's New in Diabetes Care.

Chapter 17: What Doesn't Work When You're Treating Diabetes.

Part V: The Part of Tens.

Chapter 18: Ten Ways to Prevent or Reverse the Effects of Diabetes.

Chapter 19: Ten Myths about Diabetes That You Can Forget.

Chapter 20: Ten Ways to Get Others to Help You.

Part VI: Appendixes.

Appendix A: Mini-Cookbook.

Appendix B: Exchange Lists.

Appendix C: Dr WW Web.

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Author Information

Dr Alan L Rubin is a diabetes specialist.Dr Sarah Jarvis has been a GP for 20 years. She is the resident doctor on both BBC's The One Show and on Radio 2, as well as writing regular columns for Good Housekeeping and My Weekly magazines. Sarah has a particular interest in diabetes and cardiovascular disease and chairs the Health Care Committee of HEART UK, the cholesterol charity.

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