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.

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 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.

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.

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 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.

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.

Diabetes Type 2

Author: Sherri Shafer
Publisher: Three Rivers Press
ISBN: 0761532528
Release Date: 2001
Genre: Health & Fitness

Now You Can Keep Diabetes Under Control It's simple: If you have type 2 diabetes, the only way to ward off serious symptoms is to keep your blood sugar within acceptable levels. So how can you do it? Through proper nutrition, the master key to controlling blood sugar. You need to understand which foods to eat, when to eat them, and in what amounts, and at the same time, establish regular exercise habits to optimize your health. Inside is everthing you need to know about managing type 2 diabetes through proper nutrition. From how to handle the initial diagnosis to discussions on every major dietary component, you'll uncover the science behind treating diabetes the right way. Inside, everything you need to know about nutrition and diabetes, including: ·How can exercise and weight management improve my blood sugar control? ·What can I do to lower my cholesterol and blood pressure? ·How can I lose weight and keep it off? ·Should I count carbohydrates? ·Can I eat sugar, and are artificial sweeteners safe? ·How much protein should I eat? ·Is it okay to consume alcohol? ·Do I need supplements? ·How can I read and understand food labels? ·What's the best way to treat low blood sugar? "A timely and comprehensive roadmap to improving blood glucose control and reducing diabetes complications through simple modifications of diet and lifestyle." —Susan Carter, M.S., R.D., C.D.E., Stanford University Hospital "An excellent book! Sherri Shafer draws on her extensive personal experience in nutritional management to make the dietary approach a very practical one. She doesn't emphasize the complete alteration of diet, but instead, how diet can be modified within the framework of an individual's personal preferences." —Raghu Mirmira, M.D., Ph.D., assistant professor, University of Virginia Diabetes Center

The First Year Rheumatoid Arthritis

Author: M.E.A. McNeil
Publisher: Da Capo Lifelong Books
ISBN: 1569243646
Release Date: 2005-12-21
Genre: Health & Fitness

Rheumatoid arthritis (RA), a disease characterized by inflammation of the joints, is one of the most disabling forms of arthritis and affects over two million people in the United States. Without proper treatment it can lead to long-term joint damage, chronic pain, loss of function, and disability. From the first moment of her diagnosis, author M.E.A. McNeil took charge and educated herself on every aspect of her condition. Now, as a "patient-expert," she guides those newly diagnosed step-by-step through their first year with RA. McNeil provides crucial information about the nature of the disease, treatment options, diet, exercise, social concerns, emotional issues, networking with others, and much more. The First Year—Rheumatoid Arthritis is an essential resource for everyone who wants to be an informed, active participant in the management of their condition.