by N/A | Medicine
Published 05/11/2020 by Dorling Kindersley Ltd (DK) in the United Kingdom
Paperback | 208 pages
If you or a loved one is living with type 1 or type 2 diabetes, you need this friendly guide to managing health, diet, physical activity, and treatment. This book is packed with simple, easy-to-understand explanations of how diabetes works and practical, positive advice for preventing or living with it. Illustrated in full colour throughout, it includes step-by-step illustrated sequences, flowcharts, and diagrams. Routines such as how to monitor and control blood glucose are explained in the clearest possible way. Find out how the types of diabetes differ, what signs to look out for, how to care for children with diabetes, how to reduce the risk of long-term complications, what to do in emergencies, and how to stay motivated and positive. The Diabetes Handbook will help you make successful lifestyle choices to promote health, be active, eat healthily, and thrive, not just survive.