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Managing type 2 diabetes for dummies
Kuball, Elizabeth, editor.
Publication Information:
Hoboken, New Jersey : John Wiley & Sons Inc, [2018]
Physical Description:
xv, 310 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Written in simple-to-understand terms, Managing Type 2 Diabetes For Dummies is filled with a wealth of expert advice and includes the most current information on recent medical advances for treatment. Improperly managed diabetes and consistently high blood glucose levels can lead to serious diseases affecting the heart and blood vessels, eyes, kidneys, nerves, and teeth. With the authorities at the American Diabetes Association on your side, you will have a practical handbook for preventing complications and managing diabetes with confidence!
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"Learning made easy"--Cover.

Includes index.
Getting started with diabetes. Type 2 diabetes: the basics ; Where do I begin? -- Your healthcare team and medications. Putting together your healthcare team ; Your checkups ; Diabetes education classes ; Medications and surgery -- Checking blood glucose and reducing complications. Checking your blood glucose ; Keeping complications in check ; Women and Type 2 diabetes ; Men and Type 2 diabetes -- Eating healthy and staying active. Brushing up on nutrition and food basics ; Planning healthy meals ; Amping up your exercise -- Finding support. Managing your emotions and mental health ; Getting support, giving support ; Raising children and teens with Type 2 diabetes ; Debunking diabetes myths -- Standing up for yourself. Navigating health insurance and other healthcare scenarios ; Knowing your rights -- The part of tens. Ten fun ways to work out for people who hate to exercise ; Ten (or so) things to do for your eyes.
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