Prediabetes For Dummies
Part I: Confronting the Prediabetes Epidemic.
Chapter 1: The Origins and Dangers of Prediabetes.
Chapter 2: Suspecting Prediabetes in Yourself or a Loved One.
Chapter 3: Tracking the Transition from Prediabetes to Diabetes.
Chapter 4: Stopping Prediabetes in Its Tracks.
Part II: Food and Other Factors: Battling an Unhealthy Lifestyle.
Chapter 5: What’s in Your Kitchen? Identifying Problem Foods.
Chapter 6: Facing Your Weight.
Chapter 7: Stuck on the Couch: The Risks of Being Sedentary.
Chapter 8: Stressing Out.
Part III: Getting a Diagnosis.
Chapter 9: Spotting the Metabolic Syndrome.
Chapter 10: The Testing Spectrum: Having Essential Tests and Interpreting Results.
Chapter 11: Children and the Elderly: Special Considerations.
Part IV: The Dangers of Moving toward Diabetes.
Chapter 12: Dealing with Short-Term Complications.
Chapter 13: Suffering Long-Term Consequences.
Chapter 14: Risking Your Sexual Health: Sexual Function and Pregnancy.
Part V: Avoiding or Reversing Prediabetes.
Chapter 15: Shopping for Food in a New Way.
Chapter 16: Cooking and Eating for Health and Enjoyment.
Chapter 17: Maximizing Movement.
Chapter 18: Taking Medications or Supplements.
Chapter 19: Considering Bariatric Surgery.
Chapter 20: Putting Your Knowledge to Work: A Healthier You in Three Months.
Part VI: The Part of Tens.
Chapter 21: Ten Myths about Prediabetes.
Chapter 22: (More Than) Ten Staples to Keep in Your Kitchen.
Chapter 23: Ten Things to Teach Your Prediabetic Child.
Appendix: Additional Resources.