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on April 23, 2004
This book in question, i.e., American Diabetes Association Complete Guide to Diabetes by American Diabetes Association (Author), is the most complete self-care guide available from the leaders in diabetes information The most up-to-date information on: - New Diabetes Drugs and Insulin - Achieving Blood Sugar Control - Preventing Complications - Handling Emergencies - Testing - Using a Meter - Insulin Pumps - Nutrition - Exercise - Sexuality - Pregnancy - Insurance - And Much, Much More The American Diabetes Association - the nation's leading health organization supporting diabetes research, information, and advocacy - has revised this one-volume sourcebook to bring you all the information you need to live an active, healthy life with diabetes. This comprehensive home reference gives you information on the best self-care techniques and latest medical breakthroughs. No matter what type of diabetes you have, this extraordinary guide will answer all your questions. Find out how to: - Choose the best health-care team for you - Maintain tight control over blood glucose levels - Buy, use, and store insulin - Recognize warning signs of low blood sugar - Design an effective exercise and weight-loss plan - Save money on supplies - Maximize insurance coverage - Balance family demands and diabetes - And more
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on March 20, 2003
I have been so busy reading. Sorry I didn't rate sooner.
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on September 5, 2002
This book by the American Diabetes Association does a commendable job of reviewing many of the basic issues surrounding diabetes. It is a nice starting point for a newly diagnosed patient but does not offer much detail for the more seasoned person with diabetes. The information is well laid out and succinctly explained. For those looking for more details and references I would recommend the ENCYCLOPEDIA of DIABETES by Petit and Adamec.
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on January 31, 1999
I am not diabetic but was looking for a book to learn about diabetes. This book had just the right level of physiology for me as well as the right level of detail for explaining the various strategies that diabetics use to manage their disease. I gave my first copy to a colleague and will order more copies for me and anyone who asks for a reference.
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