Diabetes For Dummies
There are a lot of books out there about dealing with diabetes. But some of them were written from a scientific point of view. When information isn’t given in easy to understand terms, it can seem like you’re reading Greek trying to figure out what the book is even talking about.
In the book Diabetes For Dummies, diabetes is broken down in an easy to understand manner that’s helpful for learning how to deal with the disease. Like all diseases, there are often new medications, helpful tools and improved care plans that evolve every year and by being on top of what’s new, you can better manage your condition.
Information on the latest ways to help you thrive while living with diabetes is found in this book. When you have a plan in place to deal with diabetes, not only is it easy to manage the day to day issues of the disease, but it’s also easier to avoid long term complications.
Plus, you’ll be able to use the book to know which diet and exercise plan is the right one for you. One of the things that this book does cover that a lot of the others don’t is dealing with the psychological impact of learning you have diabetes.
The psychological side – such as handling the anxiety, depression, numbness and denial, of diabetes – has to be treated in order for someone to be able to handle the physical side of the disease.
You’ll learn about the different and latest medication options for treating diabetes as well as the array of tools that you can use. The types of foods, meal planning and exercise plans to help you get rid of any excess weight that can impact how well you manage diabetes are included in the book.
This disease can affect different age groups – including children. Children are being diagnosed with type 2 diabetes at an alarming rate. You’ll discover how you can make sure that your child’s risk level is low as well as how to help your child manage the condition if he or she does have the disease.
The book talks about how you can recognize the often missed symptoms of diabetes and what causes both type 1 as well as type 2 to develop. You’ll learn about the hereditary as well as the lifestyle aspects that can raise risk levels.
The book covers the various parts of your body that diabetes can impact. You’ll learn how to successfully monitor your blood glucose and how to make sure the numbers stay in the healthy range.
Information not often found in other diabetes books is covered here such as the link between diabetes and erectile dysfunction and diabetes and Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome. Learning all that you can about diabetes and what it does to your body is the first step toward being able to manage it and in some cases, even reverse it.