Diagnosed with type-2 or non-insulin dependent diabetes in 1996, Gretchen Becker educated herself on...Read moreBorrow book
Type 2 Diabetes
Diagnosed with type-2 or non-insulin dependent diabetes in 1996, Gretchen Becker educated herself on every aspect of this chronic condition by reading medical books, talking with doctors, listening to her own body and using the Internet to communicate daily with other people with diabetes. Now, as a patient-expert, she guides all those newly diagnosed through everything they need to learn and do in the crucial first year after diagnosis. This indispensable guide simplifies but never patronises and offers a wider approach than any so far adhered to by doctors. It answers all the questions that assail the newly diagnosed: How to cope with daily maintenance? How to make sense of the terminology about measurement of blood-glucose levels? How to build self-knowledge and confidence? How, overall, best to adjust to life with diabetes.
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Reverse Your Diabetes Diet
What if you could not only manage your diabetes, but actually reverse it? The Reverse Your Diabetes Diet takes a fresh approach to managing type 2 diabetes. Based on the latest research, this book will provide you with the information you need to modify your diet and achieve stable control of blood glucose levels. Including 60 easy-to-prepare recipes, covering breakfasts, snacks, main meals and even desserts, this book is the perfect guide to nutrition for anyone with type 2 diabetes. With meal plans, food lists and healthy alternatives to your favourite foods, you'll find new ideas for what to make from the ingredients in your shopping basket. Written by diabetes expert Dr David Cavan and in association with diabetes.co.uk, the UK's largest online diabetes community, Reverse Your Diabetes Diet will help you to take control of your diabetes and live healthily for good.
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Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes Cookbook
This cookbook and part medical reference, begins with information about diabetes, what it is, how to recognize Type 1 and 2 diabetes and what medicines are used to control the symptoms. Combined findings - at once personal and professional, and essential reading that effectively 'closes the gap' for families coping with diabetes.This is followed by delicious recipes, Vickie's meals are simple to shop for, effortless to prepare and, above all, packed with all the essential nutrients growing bodies and minds need for optimal health. Grouped seasonally and covering all days of the week, from Monday through Sunday (and not forgetting, sauces, treats and drinks), Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes Cookbook offers a wide array of choices for every meal of the day and to satisfy all those hunger pangs in between - a happy solution for both busy parents and even busier kids!
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Can I Tell You About Diabetes?
Meet Debbie - a young girl with diabetes type 1. Debbie invites readers to learn about this type of diabetes from her perspective, describing how it feels to have high and low blood sugar levels. She explains how she can monitor her blood sugar and controls it with medication. Debbie also talks about the challenges of having diabetes and lets readers know how she can be helped and supported. This illustrated book is ideal for young people aged 7 upwards, as well as parents, friends, teachers and nurses. It is also an excellent starting point for family and classroom discussions.
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Type 2 Diabetes in Adults
If you have recently been diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, you will need to make some changes in your life that seem unwelcome and unnecessary. There is a wide range of treatments for this form of diabetes, from dietary adjustment and increased activity through to tablets and the use of insulin. Each new stage can lead to anxiety and a feeling that you are not in control. The best way to deal with diabetes is to develop a thorough understanding of the condition and how it affects you personally. This comprehensive reference book will provide you with all the information you need to put you in the driving seat so you can cope with any eventuality you may encounter. Controlling your diabetes is the key to avoiding long-term health problems. If you can follow a healthy diet, control your weight and understand your medications you can look forward to good health and well-being for many years to come! With this practical book you can take control of your health in the best way possible, because the greatest expert on your diabetes should be you.
Around 1.4 million people in the UK today have diabetes, and at least a million more may have diabet...Read moreBorrow book
Around 1.4 million people in the UK today have diabetes, and at least a million more may have diabetes and not know it. According to the World Health Organisation the number of diabetes sufferers worldwide is set to double in the next 25 years. It's serious and progressive and there is no known cure. However, life with diabetes can be very fulfilling. Just look at sports stars like Steve Redgave, winner of 5 Olympic gold medals. Written in association with Diabetes UK, this comprehensive guide answers all the key questions, from how to spot the symptoms, who is most at risk, what treatments are available and how diabetes will affect you diet and lifestyle. Dr Hillson tackles the common anxieties and provides invaluable information for all those with diabetes - whether newly diagnosed or longstanding - their families and friends.
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Diabetes, particularly Type 2 Diabetes, is perhaps one of the biggest health threats we face today. There are a number of factors, creating a 'perfect storm' which come together to create diabetes, not least the diet we eat and the lifestyles adopted generally in the 21st century. Explaining Diabetes is a comprehensive guide to diabetes whether type 1 or type 2 and offers the reader guidelines which will help to either avoid the onset or, if already diagnosed, to manage the condition.
Written in a chatty and non-medical style, Can I Eat That? guides people through the initial and som...Read moreBorrow book
Can I Eat That?
Written in a chatty and non-medical style, Can I Eat That? guides people through the initial and sometimes frightening stages which follow diagnosis of Type 2 diabetes. It contains an explanation of the nutritional factors behind the disease, and the nutritional factors in foods that are tolerated; and brings these factors together in advice on the choice - and the cooking - of beneficial and tasty foods. The book also contains over 100 various recipes for healthy, nutritious and above all enjoyable meals suitable for people with Type 2 diabetes.
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Diabetes for Dummies
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.