Diabetes For Canadians For Dummies

Series: For Dummies
Genre: Self Help, Science
Original Publish Date: May 11, 2010
Product Number: EB00056740
Released: Aug 19, 2013
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9780470677308
Publisher: For Dummies
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The straight facts on treating diabetes successfully and living a full and active life Want to know how to manage your diabetes? This friendly book offers you reassuring guidance in putting together a state-of-the-art treatment program. Discover all the advances in monitoring glucose, the latest medications, and how to develop a diet and exercise plan to stay healthy. Full of interesting anecdotes and helpful advice, this is your ultimate diabetes reference. - Get the latest information — read about the newest recommendations from the Canadian Diabetes Association and the up-and-coming advances in medicines and monitors - Handle low and high blood-glucose emergencies — learn how to identify the symptoms that require urgent attention and how to treat the problem - Manage diabetes and pregnancy — know what to do during pregnancy to help ensure a healthy baby - Get to know your health care team — find the health care providers you need, from your family physician to your diabetes nurse educator to your dietitian, and more - Manage your diabetes through exercise and nutritional know-how — achieve and maintain good diabetes health with suggested exercises and healthy eating tips - Control your blood glucose through medication — find out everything you need to know, from treatment tips to potential side-effects "Finally there is a book that I can recommend to people with diabetes." –Dr. Anne Kenshole, Professor of Medicine, University of Toronto Open the book and find: - The symptoms and causes of your diabetes - How to monitor and record your blood glucose levels - Tips for taking and caring for insulin - Guidance on getting the vitamins and minerals you need from your diet - How to incorporate exercise into your diabetes treatment plan - What you need to know about alternative medicines - Ways to get the best possible health care - Useful Web sites to help keep you informed