Diabetes For Dummies: Edition 3

John Wiley & Sons

Covers the latest glucose meters and insulin treatments The straight facts on treating diabetes successfully and living a full life

Want to know how to manage diabetes? Leading diabetes expert Dr. Alan Rubin gives you reassuring, authoritative guidance in putting together a state-of-the-art treatment program. You'll learn about all the advances in monitoring glucose, the latest medications, and how to develop a diet and exercise plan to stay healthy. You'll also see how to overcome insurance and on-the-job obstacles.

Discover how to:

  • Reduce your diabetes risk
  • Understand the different types of diabetes
  • Manage diabetes in children and the elderly
  • Prevent long-term complications
  • Get the support you need
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About the author

Alan L. Rubin, MD, is one of the nation's foremost authorities on diabetes. He is the author of Type 1 Diabetes For Dummies, Diabetes Cookbook For Dummies, and Thyroid For Dummies.
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Publisher
John Wiley & Sons
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Published on
Apr 4, 2011
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Pages
408
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ISBN
9781118052488
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Language
English
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Genres
Health & Fitness / Diseases / Diabetes
Health & Fitness / General
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This content is DRM protected.
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