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Title:
Diabetes
Author:
Bryan, Jenny.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
Chicago, Ill. : Heinemann Library, [2004]

©2004
Physical Description:
56 pages : color illustrations ; 25 cm.
Summary:
Discusses the two types of diabetes, causes of this disease, treatments available, and a variety of issues surrounding this serious health concern.
Language:
English
Contents:
The diabetes epidemic -- Early history -- The discovery of insulin -- After insulin -- Type 1 diabetes -- Type 2 diabetes -- Impaired glucose tolerance -- Emergency -- Complications -- The rise of diabetes -- Cultural issues -- Diabetes in pregnancy -- Genetic links -- Treating type 1 diabetes -- Treating type 2 diabetes -- Preventing type 2 diabetes -- Regular testing -- Adapting treatment to lifestyle -- Diet myths -- Case history: Sir Steve Redgrave -- Emotional distress -- Pancreatic transplants -- A cure for diabetes? Whose responsibility now?
Program Information:
Accelerated Reader AR MG 9.2 2.0 86953.
ISBN:
9781403446008
Format :
Book