Aug 28, 2009

Diabetes Demystified

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Diabetes Demystified | 304 pages | Publisher: McGraw-Hill | 1st edition (November 5, 2007) | English
If you or someone close to you has diabetes and you need to learn more about the disease, its complications, and its treatments, help is here. Diabetes Demystified explains the causes of diabetes, the differences between type 1 and type 2, and how diabetes can be effectively controlled.
Written by a doctor specializing in diabetes, this book helps you determine the best treatment plan for your needs and understand the different medications that are available. You'll find important information on day-to-day management, diet, nutrition, exercise, and weight loss. This helpful guide also includes specific recommendations for children, the elderly, and pregnant women with diabetes.
This easy-to-understand guide offers:
Advice for assembling a treatment team and support network
An overview of various diabetes medications
Steps for preventing complications from diabetes
Details on hypoglycemia
Important information on food and nutrition
Tips for developing a safe exercise program
Straightforward and accessible, Diabetes Demystified helps you incorporate diabetes care into your daily life without feeling overwhelmed.
About the Author
Dr. Umesh Masharani, is an associate clinical professor of medicine in the Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism and associate chief of the Diabetes Clinic at the University of California, San Francisco.


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