An up-to-the minute, comprehensive, whole-life guide to living with and successfully managing type 2 diabetes, the fastest-growing form of the disease in the United States and around the world. With 1.5 million new cases diagnosed each year, diabetes is a certified American epidemic-seven percent of the U.S. population will be diagnosed with diabetes in their lives, with type 2 diabetes the fastest-growing form of the disease. In Diabetes: The New Type 2, Virginia Valentine, a clinical nurse specialist and diabetes educator who has lived with diabetes for almost thirty years, combines forces with diabetes educators June Biermann and Barbara Toohey (one of whom has diabetes herself), pooling their extensive knowledge and experience to deliver medical and lifestyle advice with good humour, high energy, and straight talk. This update of their classic Diabetes Type 2 & What to Do is filled with essential information on the latest developments in leading a healthy, happy life with type 2 diabetes. In an upbeat, down-to-earth style, Valentine, Biermann, and Toohey lead readers through the basics of medication, diet, exercise, and emotional health, evaluating the latest diabetes studies and information, as well as:- Breakthroughs in medication, diet, and exercise to maintain healthy glucose levels- Lowering your risk for heart attack, stroke, and other diabetes-related health conditions- Caring for children with type 2 diabetes- Diabetes and Alzheimer's- and much moreAn invaluable resource, Diabetes: The New Type 2 is a lively user-friendly approach to one of the greatest health issues of our time.
New York : Jeremy P. Tarcher/Penguin, c2008
Branch Call Number:
616.4624 V159d 2008
306 p. :,ill. ;,23 cm