Whether you or a loved one are living with type 1 or type 2 diabetes,Mayo Clinic The Essential Diabetes Book is a practical manual for learning the ins and outs of the disease—why it develops, how it affects your body, how it’s treated, and what you can do to live well in spite of it. Each chapter delves into specific topics like how to monitor your blood sugar, how to incorporate healthy eating and exercise to lose weight, how to stay active and maintain a healthy weight, and how to get the most from your medications and treatment program.
The newly revised third edition also outlines the most up-to-date information on new medications, advances in insulin delivery, and the latest diabetes technology being used by medical experts. You’ll learn about different diabetes technology options and how they may benefit your diabetes management routine, as well as how to avoid the distress and burnout many diabetics face.
If you have a child with diabetes, there’s help for you too. You’ll learn how to recognize the key signs and symptoms of childhood diabetes, set your child up for a healthy future, implement new diabetes technology that works for you and your child, and support your child’s emotional well-being.
Diabetes is a serious illness—and it’s becoming increasingly common. But with the collective knowledge and wisdom of a team of Mayo Clinic experts provided inMayo Clinic The Essential Diabetes Book, you can be on your way to not just managing your illness, but thriving.