Diabetes For Canadians For Dummies, 2nd Edition
Part I: Dealing with the Diagnosis of Diabetes.
Chapter 1: Membership in a Club You Didn't Ask to Join.
Chapter 2: You and Your Blood Glucose.
Chapter 3: Discovering the Cause of Your Diabetes.
Chapter 4: Looking at the Different Types of Diabetes.
Part II: How Diabetes Can Affect Your Body.
Chapter 5: Handling Low and High Blood Glucose Emergencies.
Chapter 6: As Time Goes By: Handling Long-Term Complications.
Chapter 7: Diabetes, Sexual Function, and Pregnancy.
Part III: Rule Your Diabetes: Don’t Let It Rule You.
Chapter 8: Meet Your Diabetes Team.
Chapter 9: Monitoring and Understanding Your Blood Glucose Levels.
Chapter 10: You Are What You Eat: Staying Healthy with Good Nutrition.
Chapter 11: Exercising Your Way to Good Health.
Chapter 12: Controlling Your Blood Glucose with Oral Medications.
Chapter 13: Using Insulin Effectively.
Chapter 14: Complementary and Alternative Therapies.
Part IV: Particular Patients and Special Circumstances.
Chapter 15: Your Child Has Diabetes.
Chapter 16: Diabetes and the Elderly.
Chapter 17: Diabetes in Aboriginal Peoples.
Chapter 18: Special Circumstances: Employment, Insurance, Safe Driving and Piloting, and Preparing for Disaster.
Part V: The Part of Tens.
Chapter 19: Ten Ways to Stay Healthy and Avoid Complications.
Chapter 20: Ten Frequently Asked Questions.
Chapter 21: Ten Ways to Get the Best Possible Health Care.
Part VI: Appendixes.
Appendix A: The Food Group System.
Appendix B: Straight Goods on a Tangled Web: Diabetes Web Sites Worth Visiting.
Appendix C: Glossary.