50 Diabetes Myths That Can Ruin Your Life

And the 50 Diabetes Truths That Can Save It


By Riva Greenberg

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This one-stop information spot for diabetes management dispels the most common diabetes myths and shares critical info on prevention, nutrition, medication, insulin and more

Patient-expert Riva Greenberg’s book is an essential guide for the more than 24 million Americans with diabetes and the more than 57 million with prediabetes. 50 Diabetes Myths That Can Ruin Your Life puts the “power of truth” directly into patients’ hands, dispelling the 50 most common myths that tend to rule their lives, such as: “You have to be fat to get diabetes,” “Eating too many sweets causes diabetes,” “Insulin shots are painful,” and “Type 2 diabetes is not as serious as Type 1.” With recommendations from top experts and engaging patient stories, 50 Diabetes Myths That Can Ruin Your Life explains the crucial information everyone managing this chronic illness needs to know to live a long, healthy life with diabetes.


On Sale
Sep 9, 2009
Page Count
336 pages

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Riva Greenberg

About the Author

Riva Greenberg is a recognized diabetes patient-expert, health coach and researcher, inspirational speaker and author. Riva is the author of three books on diabetes, 50 Diabetes Myths That Can Ruin Your Life and the 50 Diabetes Myths That Can Save It has been translated into a number of languages. Riva has spoken at the World Health Organization and United Nations and is recognized for her humanistic work. In 2022 Riva received the Joslin diabetes medal for living successfully with type 1 diabetes for more than 50 years. Riva invites you to her web blog, DiabetesStories.com.

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