The Canadian Type 2 Diabetes SourcebookBook - 2005
YOUR GUIDE TO HEALTHY LIVINGEnabling self-management is what The Canadian Type 2 Diabetes Sourcebook is all about...a comprehensive resource that is there for you when you need the right information at the right time --Michael Evans, M.D., CCFPThe only Canadian reference on Type 2 diabetes, The Canadian Type 2 Diabetes Sourcebook, 2nd edition has been updated with all the latest recommendations and research. The ultimate resource, this book provides everything you need to know about this disease. Learn how Type 2 diabetes affects your body. Find out how to assemble the best health care team and how to make lifestyle changes that will keep you healthy.INSIDE: Diabetes basics - what it is, who is at risk, starting facts on its prevalenceHow to maintain a healthy eating and activity planHow to accurately test your blood sugar and manage the highs and lowsThe latest on diabetes medicationsInformation on special circumstance: obesity, pregnancy, menopause, hormone replacement therapyA new section on diabetes and agingThe unique challenges faced by aboriginal CanadiansType 2 diabetes complications - heart disease, nerve damage, circulatory problems - and how to prevent themA glossary of organizations and Web Sites dedicated to Type 2 diabetes
Edition: 2nd edition.
Characteristics: xviii, 359 pages ;,25 cm.