Type 1 Diabetes For Dummies

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Author(s): Alan L. Rubin
Series: For Dummies
Genre: Self Help, Science
Original Publish Date: Apr 22, 2011
Product Number: EB00057042
Released: Aug 19, 2013
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781118051924
Publisher: For Dummies
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Description

Whether you have been living with type 1 diabetes for some time, or you have just discovered that your child is diabetic, there's a lot you need to know about the new developments in treating, controlling, and living with this disease. Type 1 Diabetes For Dummies, explains everything you need to know and do to make living with type 1 diabetes easier and healthier. This reassuring, plain-English guide helps you understand and mange the disease with tips on working with your doctor, administering insulin, developing a diet an exercise plan, and coping with illness and travel. You'll find out about the latest technologies of blood glucose monitoring and insulin delivery, and get a handle on everything you need to do to keep yourself or your child healthy, active, and feeling good. Discover how to: -Overcome short-term complications -Eat a diabetes-friendly diet -Use exercise to help control type 1 diabetes -Handle school, work, and other activities -Help your child maintain a high quality of life -Prevent long-term complications -Be healthier than your friends who don't have diabetes -Deal with the emotional and psychological effects of the disease -Choose an insulin pump for yourself or your child -Calculate insulin dosages Anyone can live a long, healthy, and productive life with type 1 diabetes. Small Type 1 Diabetes For Dummies delivers every drop of information you need to make sure that you or your child can do just that.

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