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.

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.

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.

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!

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.

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.

Stop Diabetes

Author: Gretchen Becker
Publisher: Gill & Macmillan Ltd
ISBN: 0717136612
Release Date: 2003
Genre: Diabetes

Extremely practical but with liberal helpings of humour, Stop Diabetes will help you understand what diabetes is, what causes it and what you can do to help prevent it.

The Johns Hopkins Guide to Diabetes

Author: Christopher D. Saudek
Publisher: JHU Press
ISBN: 9781421411798
Release Date: 2014-03-20
Genre: Health & Fitness

A comprehensive guide to the disease includes up-to-date information and answers questions for sufferers and their families.

Diabetes

Author: Susan Weiner
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 9781936303915
Release Date: 2015-07-29
Genre: Health & Fitness

Improve your health and quality of life with expert advice and strategies to outsmart diabetes. Filled with practical tips and support to help you deal with the stress and lifestyle changes that come with living with diabetes each day, Diabetes: 365 Tips for Living Well offers reliable, easy to implement ways to face challenges, restore health, and live your life to the fullest with diabetes. Written by Susan Weiner, the 2015 AADE Diabetes Educator of the Year, and Paula Ford-Martin, an award-winning health writer, this empowering guide is packed with information to help you: Keep your blood sugar in check Make daily management easier Beat diabetes burnout and relieve stress Deal with holidays, special occasions, and common seasonal challenges with confidence Avoid complications And much more.

Managing Type 2 Diabetes For Dummies

Author: American Diabetes Association
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781119363293
Release Date: 2018-02-13
Genre: Health & Fitness

Discover how to manage diabetes for a healthier and happier life! Written for anyone diagnosed with type 2 diabetes (and for anyone who loves someone with diabetes), Managing Type 2 Diabetes For Dummies is an essential guide to understanding the effects of diabetes and knowing what steps to take to successfully manage this chronic illness. Diabetes can lead to serious complications but people with diabetes can control the condition and lower the risk of its many complications. This is your easy-to-understand guide that shows you how. Under the direction of The American Diabetes Association, Managing Type 2 Diabetes For Dummies gives hope to the one in 11 people in the United States who are affected by the disease. Written in simple-to-understand terms, Managing Type 2 Diabetes For Dummies is filled with a wealth of expert advice and includes the most current information on recent medical advances for treatment. Improperly managed diabetes and consistently high blood glucose levels can lead to serious diseases affecting the heart and blood vessels, eyes, kidneys, nerves, and teeth. With the authorities at the American Diabetes Association on your side, you will have a practical handbook for preventing complications and managing diabetes with confidence! Prevent and manage the complications of the disease Combat diabetes-related anxiety and depression Lead a healthy life with type 2 diabetes Tap into the better living “rules of the road” with Managing Type 2 Diabetes For Dummies. By modifying your diet, consulting with your doctors, staying active, and understanding what medications are right for you, you will be on the path to a happier and healthier lifestyle.

Bright Spots Landmines

Author: Adam Brown
Publisher:
ISBN: 0999792709
Release Date: 2018-03-15
Genre:

Adam Brown's acclaimed diaTribe column, Adam's Corner, has brought life-transforming diabetes tips to over 1 million people since 2013. In this highly actionable guide, he shares the food, mindset, exercise, and sleep strategies that have had the biggest positive impact on his diabetes - and hopefully yours too! Bright Spots & Landmines is filled with hundreds of effective diabetes tips, questions, and shortcuts, including what to eat to minimize blood sugar swings; helpful strategies to feel less stressed, guilty, and burned out; and simple ways to improve exercise and sleep. Along the way, Adam argues that the usual focus on problems and mistakes in diabetes (Landmines) misses the bigger opportunity: Bright Spots. By identifying what's working and finding ways to do those things more often, we can all live healthier, happier, and more hopeful lives. Whether you are newly diagnosed or have had diabetes for over 50 years, this book delivers on its promise: practical diabetes advice that works immediately. This MMOL/L edition of the book is intended for readers in Australia, Canada, UK, and other countries around the world that measure blood sugar in MMOL/L units. Enjoy this Premium Full Color Edition, containing over 200 photographs and illustrations, printed in full color.

Mayo Clinic The Essential Diabetes Book

Author: Mayo Clinic
Publisher: Oxmoor House
ISBN: 0848743393
Release Date: 2014-04-29
Genre: Health & Fitness

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 First Year IBS irritable Bowel Syndrome

Author: Heather Van Vorous
Publisher: Constable & Robinson
ISBN: 1841198056
Release Date: 2004-01
Genre: Irritable colon

Helps the reader to understand how the digestive system works and why things go wrong. This book details the range of treatment options and vital lifestyle changes necessary for improvement. It explains the five key strategies to control symptoms; the ten commandments of eating for Irritable Bowel Syndrome; and how exercise can help.