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Diabetes For Canadians For Dummies, 2nd Edition

ISBN: 978-0-470-67730-8
400 pages
May 2010
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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.


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