The First Year Type 2 Diabetes

Author: Gretchen Becker
Publisher: Da Capo Press
ISBN: 9780738218618
Release Date: 2015-10-27
Genre: Health & Fitness

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.

Your First Year with Diabetes

Author: Theresa Garnero
Publisher: American Diabetes Association
ISBN: 9781580405522
Release Date: 2014-06-02
Genre: Health & Fitness

Your First Year with Diabetes is the 12-month plan for anyone who has recently been diagnosed with diabetes. Taking readers step-by-step through the first year, this practical and humorous guide includes a basic explanation of the disease, instructions on checking glucose, and details about about diabetes nutrition, avoiding complications, and better management. In addition to her clinical expertise, author and cartoonist Theresa Garnero brings some much-needed levity to a very serious topic. The book is filled with lighthearted cartoons to help healing through humor. This whimsical approach to diabetes self-care resonates with people who need a breath of fresh air in their diabetes management.

Type 2 Diabetes for Beginners

Author: Phyllis Barrier
Publisher: American Diabetes Association
ISBN: 9781580404020
Release Date: 2011-09-13
Genre: Health & Fitness

With this book readers learn how to take care of themselves or someone they love when diagnosed with type 2 diabetes. Completely updated, this second edition of Type 2 Diabetes for Beginners provides insight and information on how to live with diabetes. Checking blood sugar, taking medications, planning meals, losing weight, combating stress and depression, and dealing with long-term diabetes problems are just a few of the topics covered in this friendly, easy-to-read guide.

The First Year Cirrhosis

Author: James L. Dickerson
Publisher: Da Capo Lifelong Books
ISBN: 1569242836
Release Date: 2006-10-30
Genre: Health & Fitness

More than 25 million Americans and 92 million worldwide suffer from liver disease and cirrhosis, a degenerative and potentially fatal condition in which liver cells are damaged and then replaced by scar tissue, impeding liver function. The disease is most commonly caused by excessive alcohol consumption, hepatitis, or complications from prescription drugs. Immediately after his diagnosis, James Dickerson set out to educate himself on all of his options — and found there is hope for recovery. Now, he offers The First Year: Cirrhosis, the first guide for patients and their families to understanding and managing this chronic condition. In clear, accessible language, the book walks readers step-by-step through everything they need to do each day of the first week after a cirrhosis diagnosis, each subsequent week of the first month, and the following eleven months of the crucial first year. From understanding causes to coping with complications, The First Year: Cirrhosis provides medically-sound, empathetic guidance. The book includes advice on treating symptoms, extending longevity, managing stress, and getting the best care possible for anyone affected by this condition.

What Do I Eat Now

Author: Patti Geil
Publisher: American Diabetes Association
ISBN: 9781580405584
Release Date: 2015-10-13
Genre: Health & Fitness

Any person diagnosed with diabetes has one simple question: What do I eat now? When diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, doctors typically tell their patients to start eating healthy. But what does that mean? If figuring out what to eat seems like taking a test, here’s the solution, the American Diabetes Association book, What Do I Eat Now?. Written in clear, concise, and down-to-earth language that takes the mystery out of confusing nutrition recommendations, this indispensable guide can help readers make lasting changes in as little as a month. In only 4 weeks, readers can eat better, improve their diabetes management, and live a healthier lifestyle. With What Do I Eat Now?, readers will be able to: Start off fast – quickly turn their diet around Do It Right – learn what to eat and when Cut to the Chase – follow easy, straightforward advice from diabetes experts Leave Confusion Behind – learn essential nutrition tips everyday For those simply looking to be told what to eat, What Do I Eat Now? has everything needed to take the guesswork out of healthy meal planning. Start eating better today!

The Type 2 Diabetes Sourcebook

Author: David Drum
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071483308
Release Date: 2006-01-06
Genre: Business & Economics

The latest guidelines for lasting health from the American Diabetes Association Completely revised and updated, this essential resource for people with diabetes includes new information on the rise of type 2 diabetes in children, metabolic syndrome, and the most recent recommendations for diet and exercise. It also provides up-to-the-minute findings on the new diabetes drugs on the market and updated lab test and clinical practice guidelines from the American Diabetes Association.

The First Year Heart Disease

Author: Lawrence D. Chilnick
Publisher: Da Capo Press
ISBN: 9780786732418
Release Date: 2009-02-23
Genre: Health & Fitness

Heart disease is the nation's leading health crisis, affecting more than 25.6 million Americans and causing 650,000 deaths each year. A longtime health editor, Lawrence Chilnick was stunned when he suffered a heart attack at age 48-but assumed his medications would take care of the condition. They didn't. Five years later, Chilnick needed a quadruple bypass. At that point, he set out to turn his life around by educating himself on all aspects of this life-threatening disease. Now, in this major addition to the bestselling The First Year® series (over 250,000 copies sold), Chilnick shares his story and expert, step-by-step advice for coping with heart conditions. With information on lowering cholesterol, losing weight, reducing stress, and related concerns from high blood pressure to diabetes, this guide is a must-have resource.

Understanding Diabetes

Author: H. Peter Chase
Publisher: Childrens Diabetes Foundation
ISBN: 0983265003
Release Date: 2011-05-01
Genre: Medical


Tell Me What to Eat if I Have Type II Diabetes

Author: Elaine Magee
Publisher: The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc
ISBN: 9781404218352
Release Date: 2008-07-15
Genre: Cooking

Discusses the physiological causes of diabetes, available treatments, and the dietary implications of the disease, and offers recipes and restaurant and supermarket tips.

Complete Idiot s Guide to Diabetes

Author: Mayer B. Davidson
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1592578349
Release Date: 2009
Genre: Health & Fitness

Incorporating the latest research into the widespread disease, an updated introduction to diabetes explains the differences between Type I and Type II forms of diabetes, the impact of the ailment on lifestyle and health, the latest in medications and monitors, and official dietary guidelines and strategies for managing diabetes to live a healthy and normal life. Original.

Type 2 Diabetes For Dummies

Author: Lesley Campbell
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118340776
Release Date: 2012-04-04
Genre: Health & Fitness

Learn to live a full and active life with type 2 diabetes Type 2 diabetes is Australia's fast-growing chronic disease, yet it can be prevented with the right diet and regular exercise. Whether you have already been diagnosed with type 2 diabetes or are pre-diabetic and hoping to avoid full-blown diabetes, this easy-to-understand book teaches you how to maintain a healthy lifestyle and good blood glucose control so that you can prevent long-term complications and live a full and active life. An author team of medical professionals, led by Professor Lesley Campbell and Dr. Alan Rubin, offers essential guidance and critical advice for taking preventative measures to avoid developing type 2 diabetes in the first place. For those who have already been diagnosed, the authors walk you through how to deal with type 2 and clearly explain how it affects your body. Highlights ways to manage the daily impact that type 2 has on your life and prevent long-term complications Devotes an entire chapter to foot care Explains glucose monitoring as well as medications that you should be familiar with Details a healthy eating and exercise plan for getting a handle on your type 2 diabetes Makes suggestions for additional resources so you can learn more about your diabetes With a focus on the specific concerns of type 2 diabetes, Type 2 Diabetes For Dummies is a reliable, locally relevant resource on diabetes management.

Reverse Your Diabetes

Author: David Cavan
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 9781448176205
Release Date: 2014-11-06
Genre: Cooking

Reverse Your Diabetes provides all the information and support you need to take control of type 2 diabetes and, potentially, to reverse it. Based on the latest research and proven results, this clear and effective programme outlines the key steps you need to take to turn around your health: watch what you eat, get more active, monitor your progress and commit to change. Written by diabetes expert Dr David Cavan and in association with diabetes.co.uk, the UK’s largest online diabetes community, Reverse Your Diabetes also tackles the myths and misinformation about type 2 diabetes. This is an essential book that will empower you to take control of your diabetes and maximise your health for good.

My Diabetes Organizer

Author: Gina Barbetta
Publisher: North Hill Publishing
ISBN: 0977312208
Release Date: 2006-07
Genre: Health & Fitness

Packed with charts, guides, and advice, this complete health management system helps to organize and simplify the lives of people with diabetes. A diagnosis of type 2 diabetes means a lifetime of monitoring both diet and blood sugar, and with the planning tools in this handbook, patients can keep track of test results, contact information, and medication records. The organizer features 12-month check-up charts, envelopes and pockets for bills and business cards, and a 30-day journal to get readers into the routine of daily care. By looking beyond bare facts and providing real goals for living with type 2 diabetes, this book serves as a constant companion for vital self-care.