Diabetes

50 Things You Need to Know about Diabetes: Expert Tips for Taking Control

By Kathleen Stanley

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Know the players -- Make finger sticks worth it -- Make every day go better -- Make wise food choices -- Do your daily activities -- What else can affect your blood glucose? -- Deal with special health issues -- Prevent problems down the road -- Deal with some unexpected problems -- Avoid feeling "labeled".

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The Best Guide to Managing Diabetes and Pre-Diabetes

By Bob Greene

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"Coping with the unique challenges of living with these conditions can feel like a full-time job. That's why The Best Life Guide to Managing Diabetes and Pre-Diabetes takes a gradual, three-phase approach to improving diet and increasing physical activity and provides strategies for staying motivated. While offering clear guidance, the program is flexible enough that you can tailor it to your needs and abilities. The result: A way of living that improves blood sugar and helps you stave off heart disease, neuropathy, and other diabetes- and pre-diabetes-related conditions while reaching and maintaining a healthy weight. This comprehensive yet readable volume offers the information you need to protect your health whether you are controlling your disease simply with diet and exercise, are taking drugs orally, or need injected insulin." (Publisher's description)

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The American Diabetes Association Guide to Herbs & Nutritional Supplements: What You Need to Know from Aloe to Zin

By Laura Shane-McWhorter

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"Do you take a nutritional supplement, herb, or other natural product to treat your diabetes? Are you considering taking one? Then you need reliable and unbiased information on these alternative medicines. Written by the recognized expert on complementary and alternative medicine for diabetes, The American Diabetes Association Guide to Herbs and Nutritional Supplements covers everything you need to know about 40 of the most popular alternative therapies used for diabetes." (From the publisher's description0

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The Family and Friends' Guide to Diabetes

By Eve Gehling

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Diabetes doesn't affect just the person with it. It touches family, friends, and coworkers as well. Without solid information, often those who care for someone with diabetes find the psychological, psychosocial, and financial challenges of the disease confusing, stressful, and even frightening. Here, finally, is a clear, sensitive, and informative guide that tells you what diabetes is and how to cope with it on a daily basis.

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The Diabetic Athlete

By Sheri Colberg

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Pt. 1. The diabetic athlete's toolbox -- Training for sports and fitness -- Balancing exercise blood sugars -- The ups and downs of insulin -- Supplements and eating for exercise -- Guidelines for type 1 diabetes -- Guidelines for type 2 diabetes -- Pt. 2. Sports and fitness activities -- Endurance sports -- Power sports -- Fitness activities -- Recreational sports -- Appendix A. Diabetic athletes and sports organizations -- Appendix B. Sport and nutrition web sites of interest -- Appendix C. Diabetic athlete activity questionnaire.

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The "I Hate to Exercise" Book for People with Diabetes

By American Diabetes Association

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The American Diabetes Association's simple, easy-to-use guide on low-impact exercises reveals how seniors can maintain fitness with 30 minutes of exercise per day, and those 30 minutes can be broken into small increments. "The "I Hate to Exercise" Book for People With Diabetes places special emphasis on fitting activity into everyday life and using commonly available items rather than expensive gym equipment.

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Slim Down, Sister: The African-American Woman's Guide to Healthy, Permanent Weight Loss

By Fabiola Demps Gaines and Roniece Weaver and Angela Ebron

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One of the first weight-loss books to address the serious health concerns facing African-American women offers a comprehensive program of diet and exercise written by experts in the fields of health and nutrition. Includes the Soul Food Pyramid (low-fat versions of favorite recipes), tips for staying motivated, how to start a support group, and more.

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Diabetes Meals on the Run: Fast, Healthy Menus Using Convenience Foods

By Betty Wedman-St. Louis

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It's everywhere, from frozen-food aisles to fast-food stores, from deli take-out to salad bars -- fast, prepackaged food fit for today's busy lifestyles. The choices are unlimited, unless you have diabetes -- until now. Why shouldn't you be able to enjoy the same timesaving benefits from convenience foods? Diabetes educator and author Betty Wedman-St. Louis shows you how to take advantage of today's convenience foods while still taking care of your diabetes.

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Diabetes A to Z: What You Need to Know about Diabetes--Simply Put

By American Diabetes Association

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This A-to-Z reference covers dozens of topics related to diabetes, including alcohol, blood sugar, complications, diet, exercise, foot care, heart disease, pregnancy, vitamins, weight loss, and much more.

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Control Diabetes in Six Easy Steps

By Maggie Greenwood-Robinson

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This handy guide offers step-by-step pointers to not only handle diabetes and keep it from getting worse, but to also reverse the harmful effects of the disease--all in six easy steps. Includes information on the most effective diets, nutritional supplements and herbs, safe exercise, a medication guide, and tips on reducing stress.
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