Type 1 Diabetes Answers at your FingertipsAuthors: Anne Kilvert, Charles Fox
A diagnosis of Type 1 diabetes can be extremely distressing for any young person and his or her family. People with Type 1 diabetes usually develop symptoms quite rapidly and require regular treatment with insulin. The positive news is that with good control the long-term risks can be avoided. Medication, exercise and diet are all important in maintaining good glucose control and a healthy lifestyle.
This practical handbook makes it easy to learn more about Type 1 diabetes, and contains plenty for both the newly diagnosed and the experienced patient. The authors comprehensively answer over 410 questions about every aspect of living with the condition, and their constructive approach will give you all the knowledge you need to deal confidently with your diabetes.
This is a most interesting and useful book suitable for people
with diabetes, their families, health professionals and anyone
interested in diabetes. It is a book that once bought will be used over
and over again, and works out to be good value.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
1. What is diabetes?
2. Diet and lifestyle
3. Treatment with insulin
4. Monitoring and control
5. Life with diabetes
6. Sex, contraception and HRT
8. Diabetes in the young
9. Long-term complications
10. Research and the future
11. Self-help groups
Appendix 1: Publications
Appendix 2: Useful addresses