With prediabetes at epidemic levels, millions of people are being told by their doctor to take personal action w, before it's too late. Prediabetes Wake-Up Call provides the newly diagsed patient with detailed information about the threat of type 2 diabetes while explaining the lifestyle changes that will lower the risk of prediabetes developing into diabetes. Prediabetes Wake-Up Call describes the facts about diabetes and includes assessment checklists and charts to help readers identify areas of relative risk. Then the author details specific strategies to address each risk factor, including weight management, exercise, and food choices, plus less-obvious strategies such as formulating new attitudes towards healthy living. Written for a lay reader, Prediabetes Wake-Up Call offers guidance, sets goals, and provides the reassurance necessary for readers to start getting healthier today.
Beth Ann Petro Roybal, M.A., is an award-winning writer, editor, and instructional designer of health and safety publications, videos, computer-based instruction, and teaching outlines. Her more than 100 publications have been used by well over a million people. She has developed educational materials for physicians, nurses, and other health professionals, as well as for companies that provide health services and products. What she finds most fulfilling, however, is presenting technical medical information in a way that is understandable and meaningful to lay readers, enabling them to be better prepared to take charge of their health. She lives in California's Pajaro Valley.