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.
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
ISBN 10: 0241393264
Publication Date: 05 November 2020
Professional and scholarly
Publisher's Status: Active
Rosemary Walker worked for many years as a diabetes specialist nurse and has been at the forefront of national initiatives to improve diabetes care. Her philosophy is to acknowledge people's ability to make their own decisions about what is right for them. In 2002, she founded In Balance Healthcare UK with fellow diabetes nurse, Jill Rodgers, to provide training for people with diabetes and for health professionals, to make diabetes services more effective. Rosemary's present company, Successful Diabetes, provides information, workshops, and resources for living and working with diabetes. She is an established writer of books, articles, and comment about diabetes, including the book Diabetes- A practical guide to managing your health (DK 2004) with Jill Rodgers.