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The First Year: Type 2 Diabetes

An Essential Guide for the Newly Diagnosed

Trade Paperback / ISBN-13: 9780738218601

Price: $17.99 / $22.99 (CAD)

ON SALE: October 27th 2015

Genre: Mind, Body, Spirit / Health & Fitness / Diseases / Diabetes

PAGE COUNT: 400

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The go-to step-by-step guide that walks you through the first days, weeks, and months of your diagnosis–fully revised and updated

Gretchen Becker was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes in 1996; over the past twenty years, she has educated herself on every aspect of the condition by reading medical texts and journals, talking with doctors, and corresponding with others who have type 2, sharing everything she’s learned in a comprehensive, easy-to-use guide. Now in its third edition, The First Year: Type 2 Diabetes takes you through everything you need to learn and do in your first year with diabetes, offering the most up-to-date information on new medications and supplements. In clear and accessible language, Becker covers a wide range of practical, medical, and lifestyle issues, including:

Coming to terms with your diagnosis
Choosing the diet that’s best for you
The role of exercise in diabetes management
Daily blood glucose testing routines
Insurance issues
Getting support
And much more

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Reader Reviews

Praise

Brattleboro Reformer, 10/29/15
“The book…explains the science of diabetes in a way that the average patient can understand.”
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