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: 9781580404969
Release Date: 2013-12-10
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: 9781580404426
Release Date: 2011-08-09
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 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.

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!

50 Secrets of the Longest Living People with Diabetes

Author: Sheri Colberg
Publisher: Da Capo Press
ISBN: 9781600940187
Release Date: 2007
Genre: Health & Fitness

Shares dozens of health tips for achieving longevity and overall wellness with diabetes as imparted by patients who have lived long and healthy lives with the condition, in a user-friendly guide by a pair of doctors who have had diabetes since childhood. Original.

The Type 2 Diabetes Diet Book Fourth Edition

Author: Calvin Ezrin
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071761291
Release Date: 2011-01-07
Genre: Health & Fitness

Lose weight safely and quickly by converting fat into fuel! "The diet itself is remarkably simple. The entire regimen has been scientifically designed to provide good nutrition in a way that will put you on track for the rest of your life." -- The Diabetic Reader "The diet designed to decrease insulin production and facilitate conversion of stored fat into burnable energy." -- Nutrition Today The Type 2 Diabetes Diet Book has helped millions decrease insulin production, lose weight, and conquer their “diabesity”—and this new edition has been updated to reflect the latest advances in diabetes care. Using this guide, you can design a low-carb, low-calorie diet that helps you shed weight while controlling your diabetes. New to this edition: Recipes and meal plans that reflect current nutrition research and appeal to any palate Updated ADA recommendations Detailed examination of the link between good sleep and weight loss The revolutionary new medication for treating obesity With quick-reference tables presenting the caloric, carbohydrate, fat, and protein content of common food and drinks, The Type 2 Diabetes Diet Book, Fourth Edition is the only guide you need to shed pounds safely and effectively.

Diabetes Rising

Author: Dan Hurley
ISBN: 1410428222
Release Date: 2010-07-01
Genre: Health & Fitness

Examines the current epidemic of type 1 and type 2 diabetes and the environmental factors that may be contributing to it, as well as prevention strategies and the potential possible cures.

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.


Author: Gretchen Becker
Publisher: Da Capo Press
ISBN: 1569244642
Release Date: 2004
Genre: Health & Fitness

A leading expert on diabetes explains how to identify the disease before it manifests, treat the early stages, and manage the disease through diet and exercise, with special coverage of ethnic groups that are predisposed to the condition. Original.

The First Year IBS irritable Bowel Syndrome

Author: Heather Van Vorous
Publisher: Heather's Tummy Care
ISBN: 1569245479
Release Date: 2001
Genre: Family & Relationships

Like the other titles in the "First Year” series, The First Year--IBS offers two distinct advantages. First, it is written by a patient-expert, Heather Van Vorous, who has managed her IBS for more than fifteen years and knows firsthand what’s required to manage her condition. Second, it guides readers through their first seven days following diagnosis, then the next three weeks of the first month, and finally the next eleven months of their first year, offering answers and advice to guide those with IBS into their new lifestyle. Starting with the day of diagnosis, Van Vorous provides detailed information about trigger foods, safe foods, soluble versus insoluble fiber, tips for eating and cooking, traveling, eating out, exercise, and much more. The First Year--IBS will inspire and educate those with IBS as no other guide does.

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


Author: J. Larry Jameson
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9781455711260
Release Date: 2010-05-18
Genre: Medical

ENDOCRINOLOGY, edited by J. Larry Jameson, MD, PhD and Leslie J. De Groot, MD, has been considered the definitive source in its field for decades. Now this landmark reference has been exhaustively updated to bring you the latest clinical guidance on all aspects of diagnosis and treatment for the full range of endocrine and metabolism disorders, including new information on diabetes, obesity, MEN I and II, disorders of sex determination, and pituitary tumors. Entirely new chapters on Lipodystrophy Syndromes, Lipoprotein Metabolism, and Genetic Disorders of Phosphate Homeostasis keep you well informed on today’s hot topics. You’ll benefit from unique, global perspectives on adult and pediatric endocrinology prepared by an international team of renowned authorities. This reference is optimally designed to help you succeed in your demanding practice and ensure the best possible outcomes for every patient. Overcome virtually any clinical challenge with detailed, expert coverage of every area of endocrinology, authored by hundreds of leading luminaries in the field. Provide state-of-the-art care with comprehensive updates on diabetes, obesity, MEN I and II, disorders of sex determination, and pituitary tumors ... brand-new chapters on Lipodystrophy Syndromes, Lipoprotein Metabolism, and Genetic Disorders of Phosphate Homeostasis ... expanded coverage of sports performance, including testosterone, androgen research, and bone growth and deterioration ... and the newest discoveries in genetics and how they affect patient care. Make the best clinical decisions with an enhanced emphasis on evidence-based practice in conjunction with expert opinion. Rapidly consult with trusted authorities thanks to new expert-opinion treatment strategies and recommendations. Zero in on the most relevant and useful references with the aid of a more focused, concise bibliography. Locate information more quickly, while still getting the complete coverage you expect.