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21 Things You Need to Know About Diabetes and Your Feet
by Neil M. Scheffler Details
Foot problems are a key concern for people with diabetes. Common foot issues usually stem from loss of sensation and can lead to ulcers and sometimes amputation. This book covers the causes of foot problems, methods of dealing with these problems, and ways to prevent them. Intimidating medical jargon is broken down into plain language for the layperson, and Scheffler provides a discussion of what each and every medical professional involved in the treatment of feet specializes in.
American Diabetes Association Complete Guide to Diabetes
by  American Diabetes Association Details
The American Diabetes Association--the nation's leading health organization supporting diabetes research, information, and advocacy--has completely revised this comprehensive home reference to provide all the information a person needs to live an active, healthy life with diabetes. Now in its fifth edition, this extensive resource contains information on the best self-care techniques and the latest medical advances. For people with diabetes, this extraordinary guide will answer any question. Topics include the latest on self-care for type 1, type 2, and gestational diabetes; new types of insulin and medications; strategies for avoiding diabetes complications; expanded sections on meal planning and nutrition; and tips on working with the health care system and insurance providers.
American Diabetes Association Guide to Raising a Child With Diabetes
by Jean Betschart-Roemer Details
The third edition of American Diabetes Association Guide to Raising a Child with Diabetes features the latest advances in diabetes care and parenting advice from the diabetes experts. Full of problem-solving examples and easy-to-use tables, the book shows parents how to adjust insulin to allow for the foods children like to eat, care for a child with type 2 diabetes, handle sick days, and plan meals that are nutritious and balanced. The book also addresses how to play sports and games safely, help children maintain a busy schedule and still feel healthy and strong, negotiate the twists and turns of being "different," and accept the physical and emotional challenges that life has to offer.
Complete Guide to Carb Counting: How to Take the Mystery Out of Carb Counting and Improve Your Blood Glucose Control
by Hope S. Warshaw Details
The completely revised Complete Guide to Carb Counting, 3rd edition, provides you with the knowledge and the tools to put carbohydrate counting into practice. Rewritten and reorganized to introduce and explain carb counting concepts as you'll need them in your diabetes care plan, you'll learn why carb counting helps you manage your blood sugar, the amount of carb to eat, how to count the carbohydrates in meals, and how to count carbs using food labels, restaurant menus, and your eyes, too. This is THE meal planning system every carb-counting person with diabetes needs to manage their blood glucose.
Diabetes 911: How to Handle Everyday Emergencies
by Larry A. Fox Details
When it comes to a condition as serious as diabetes, the best way to solve problems is to prevent them from ever happening. Whether you're taking care of your own diabetes or caring for a spouse or child with diabetes, you need to know how to respond swiftly to life-threatening emergencies. Do you know what to do in case of an emergency? With Diabetes 911 in your hands, you'll have expert advice at your fingertips when you need it.
Diabetes A to Z: What You Need to Know About Diabetes, Simply Put
by  American Diabetes Association Details
An all-time reader favorite that explains diabetes--from A to Z! It covers important topics in simple, direct, and easy-to-understand language. Whether you need to know about eye disease, high blood pressure, or skin care, Diabetes A to Z gives you the answers you need. Highly recommended by health care professionals to patients. Topics organized from A to Z for easy navigation. Clear and concise explanations of major diabetes issues. Appropriate for all people with diabetes and their caregivers. Backed by the American Diabetes Association, the nation's leading voluntary health organization supporting diabetes research, information, and advocacy, and the leading publisher of comprehensive diabetes information.
Month of Meals: Diabetes Meal Planner
by  American Diabetes Association Details
Forget about the hassle of planning meals and spending hours making menus fit your diabetes management. With this book, you have millions of daily menus at your fingertips, all guaranteed to deliver the nutrition you needs and the flavor you want. Simply pick a menu for each meal, prepare your recipes, and enjoy a full day of delicious meals tailored specifically to you. It's as easy as that!
The Essential Diabetes Book
by  Mayo Clinic Details
More people than ever before have diabetes. The disease affects an estimated 21 million adults and children in the US and many people with the disease don't have it under control. Unlike years ago, you have a good chance of living an active and healthy life with diabetes - provided you work with your health-care team to take the necessary steps to control your blood sugar. This title covers: the pre-diabetes stage - taking charge to prevent diabetes; types of diabetes; symptoms and risk factors; treatments and strategies for managing your blood sugar; avoiding serious complications; advances in insulin delivery and new medications; and recipes.
The Smart Shopper Diabetes Cookbook: Strategies for Stress-Free Meals from the Deli Counter, Freezer, Salad Bar and Grocery Shelves
by Robin Webb Details
Planning meals for a hectic schedule is hard enough; planning meals for diabetes can be downright torture. The Smart Shopper Diabetes Cookbook is here to help. This contemporary collection of recipes is based on a simple concept-let fresh packaged and minimally processed foods, such as those found in the deli or salad bar sections of the grocery store, do the work for you. To simplify meal planning even more, all of the 125 recipes have been organized into thorough menus that show which recipes can be combined or swapped with other recipes in the book to meet certain nutritional recommendations. Perfect for people looking to control calories or keep carbs consistent. Now, with one small shopping basket, one local grocery store, and a quick pass through the express checkout, people with diabetes can have a complete healthy, delicious, and hassle-free meal planning solution.
Updated 05/01/2016

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