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Type 1 Diabetes For Dummies

ISBN: 978-1-118-05192-4
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360 pages
April 2011
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Introduction.

Part I: Defining Type 1 Diabetes.

Chapter 1: Dealing with Type 1 Diabetes.

Chapter 2: Recognizing Type 1 Diabetes.

Chapter 3: Excluding Other Types of Diabetes.

Part II: Considering the Consequences of Type 1 Diabetes.

Chapter 4: Overcoming Short-Term Complications.

Chapter 5: Preventing Long-Term Complications.

Chapter 6: Handling Emotional Effects.

Part III: Treating Type 1 Diabetes.

Chapter 7: Undergoing Essential Tests and Monitoring Blood Glucose.

Chapter 8: Eating a Healthy Diet.

Chapter 9: Exercising to Improve Control of Type 1 Diabetes.

Chapter 10: Understanding the Basics of Using Insulin.

Chapter 11: Delivering Insulin with a Pump.

Chapter 12: Getting a Grip on Other Drugs and Treatments.

Chapter 13: Surveying Kidney, Pancreas, and Pancreatic Islet Transplants.

Part IV: Living with Type 1 Diabetes.

Chapter 14: Adjusting to School, Work, and Other Activities.

Chapter 15: Managing Illness and Travel.

Chapter 16: Going through Pregnancy and Menopause.

Chapter 17: Controlling Type 1 Diabetes in the Elderly.

Part V: The Part of Tens.

Chapter 18: Ten Ways to Involve Kids in Their Own Diabetes Care.

Chapter 19: Ten Commandments for Good Diabetes Management.

Chapter 20: Ten Myths about Type 1 Diabetes.

Chapter 21: Ten of the Latest Discoveries in Type 1 Diabetes.

Part VI: Appendixes.

Appendix A: Glossary.

Appendix B: Resources for the Latest Information.

Index.

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