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First Year Type 2 Diabetes : An Essential Guide for the Newly Diagnosed (Revised / Updated) (Paperback)

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After Gretchen Becker was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes in 1996, she educated herself on every aspect of this chronic condition by reading medical and scientific books and journals, talking with doctors and listening to her own body. In 2001, she marshaled everything she had learned as a patient-expert” into the first edition of this book, which she has now completely updated and revised.The First Year®Type 2 Diabetes uniquely guides you step-by-step through your first year with diabetes, walking you through everything you need to learn and do each day of your first week after diagnosis, each subsequent week of the first month, and each subsequent month of the crucial first year.In clear, concise, accessible language, Becker covers a wide range of practical, medical, and lifestyle issues, beginning with coming to terms with your diagnosis and then moving on to subjects including:Choosing the diet that is best for youThe role of exerciseDaily blood-glucose testing routines and understanding lab testsMedications and supplementsNetworking with othersInsurance issuesTraveling and socializing
After Gretchen Becker was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes in 1996, she educated herself on every aspect of this chronic condition — by reading medical and scientific books and journals, talking with doctors and listening to her own body. In 2001, she marshaled everything she had learned as a "patient-expert" into the first edition of this book, which she has now completely updated and revised. The First Year®—Type 2 Diabetes uniquely guides you step-by-step through your first year with diabetes, walking you through everything you need to learn and do each day of your first week after diagnosis, each subsequent week of the first month, and each subsequent month of the crucial first year. In clear, concise, accessible language, Becker covers a wide range of practical, medical, and lifestyle issues, beginning with coming to terms with your diagnosis and then moving on to subjects including: Choosing the diet that is best for you The role of exercise Daily blood-glucose testing routines and understanding lab tests Medications and supplements Networking with others Insurance issues Traveling and socializing
Edition: Revised / Updated
Number of Pages: 350.0
Genre: Health + Wellness
Sub-Genre: Diseases / Diabetes, Endocrinology + Metabolism
Series Title: First Year
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Perseus Books Group
Author: Gretchen E. Becker
Language: English
Street Date: December 26, 2006
TCIN: 11465020
UPC: 9781569242650
Item Number (DPCI): 248-03-6581

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