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|Additional Physical Format:||Print version:
Rubin, Alan L.
Diabetes For Dummies.
Hoboken : John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., ©2011
|Material Type:||Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Alan L Rubin; Sarah Jarvis
|Description:||1 online resource (xviii, 406 pages) : illustrations.|
|Contents:||Diabetes For Dummies®, 3rd Edition; About the Author; Dedication; Author's Acknowledgments; Contents at a Glance; Table of Contents; Introduction; About This Book; Conventions Used in This Book; What You Don't Have to Read; Foolish Assumptions; How This Book Is Organised; Icons Used in This Book; Part I: Dealing with the Onset of Diabetes; Chapter 1: Dealing with Diabetes; Diabetes in a Nutshell; You're Not Alone; Dealing with Your Diagnosis; Maintaining the Good Life; Chapter 2: It's the Glucose; Recognising Diabetes; Controlling Your Glucose; Discovering Ways to Treat Diabetes. Typical Patient StoriesChapter 3: Pre-diabetes: The Early Years; Understanding Insulin Resistance; Seeing Which Conditions Mean You Have Pre-diabetes; Preventing Type 2 Diabetes; Chapter 4: What Type of Diabetes Do You Have?; Getting to Know Your Pancreas; Type 1 Diabetes and You; Type 2 Diabetes and You; Gestational Diabetes and You; Could You Have Another Type of Diabetes?; Part II: How Diabetes Af fects Your Body; Chapter 5: Battling Short-term Complications; Solving Short-term Complications; Understanding Hypoglycaemia; Combating Ketoacidosis; Managing the Hyperosmolar Syndrome. Chapter 6: Preventing Long-term ComplicationsHow Long-term Complications Develop; Kidney Disease or Nephropathy; Eye Disease; Nerve Disease or Neuropathy; Heart Disease; Diabetic Blood Vessel Disease Away from the Heart; Diabetic Foot Disease; Skin Disease in Diabetes; Chapter 7: Diabetes, Sexual Function and Pregnancy; Pregnancy and Diabetes; When a Man Can't Get an Erection; Female Sexual Problems; Part III: Managing Diabetes: The 'Thriving with Diabetes' Lifestyle Plan; Chapter 8: Glucose Monitoring and Other Tests; Tests You Need to Stay Healthy. Monitoring Your Blood Glucose: For some, It's a MustTesting for Kidney Damage: Microalbuminuria; Checking for Eye Problems; Examining Your Feet; Tracking Cholesterol and Other Fats; Measuring Blood Pressure; Checking Your Weight; Testing for Ketones; Checking the C-reactive Protein; Chapter 9: Diabetes Diet Plan; Considering Total Calories First; Getting Enough Vitamins, Minerals and Water; Adding Alcohol; Substituting Sweeteners (Caloric and Artificial); Special Nutritional Considerations for People with Type 1 Diabetes; Special Nutritional Considerations for People with Type 2 Diabetes. Reducing Your WeightCoping with Eating Disorders and Diabetes; Chapter 10: Keeping It Moving: Exercise Plan; Getting Off the Sofa: Why Exercise Is Important; Exercising When You Have Diabetes; Determining How Much Exercise You Can and Should Do; Is Golf a Sport? Choosing Your Activity; Walking 10K a Day; Chapter 11: Medication: What You Should Know; Taking Drugs by Mouth: Oral Agents; Injecting GLP-1 Analogues; Using Insulin; Looking at Other Drugs for Diabetes That Don't Lower Blood Glucose; Avoiding Drug Interactions; Chapter 12: Diabetes Is Your Show; You're Author, Director and Star. The Surgery Diabetic Clinic --
|Series Title:||--For dummies.|
|Responsibility:||by Alan L. Rubin, and Sarah Jarvis.|