The American Diabetes Association--the nation's leading health organization supporting diabetes research, information, and advocacy--has completely revised this comprehensive home reference to provide all the information a person needs to live an active, healthy life with diabetes. Now in its fifth edition, this extensive resource contains information on the best self-care techniques and the latest medical advances. For people with diabetes, this extraordinary guide will answer any question. Topics include the latest on self-care for type 1, type 2, and gestational diabetes; new types of insulin and medications; strategies for avoiding diabetes complications; expanded sections on meal planning and nutrition; and tips on working with the health care system and insurance providers.
The American Diabetes Association is the nation's leading voluntary health organization supporting diabetes research, information, and advocacy and the leading publisher of comprehensive diabetes information. Its publications are written by recognized experts who actively promote their titles though radio, TV, syndicated columns, and other venues; and are active healthcare professionals who are passionate about their work and the hope they bring to people with diabetes.