Questions you have
…Answers you need
Proven ways to manage your diabetes
Self-care strategies that work
Paula Brisco, People’s Medical Society
America’s largest consumer health advocacy organization
DIABETES: QUESTIONS YOU HAVE . . . ANSWERS YOU NEED is the complete consumer’s guide to diabetes, answering all your questions about the disease and its associated disorders. Learn how doctors diagnose diabetes. Understand the risks of related health problems – such as heart disease and kidney damage. Find out about all the treatment and self-care options now available.
DIABETES: QUESTIONS YOU HAVE . . . ANSWERS YOU NEED cuts through the medical jargon and gets straight to the empowering facts that consumers need to know to keep control of their lives while managing the disease.
Diabetes is an illness that most people can handle quite readily them- selves with just a little bit of training from competent medical practitioners It is truly a condition where the consumer and physician form a partner- ship. But a partnership is useless if only one member of the team holds all the information.
In DIABETES: QUESTIONS YOU HAVE . . . ANSWERS YOU NEED you will learn: Who gets diabetes? What are the key signs of diabetes and how is it diagnosed ? Are there proven methods of delaying onset for those at risk? What roles do nutrition, exercise, and weight loss play in self-cafe What are the special concerns for children and adolescents with diabetes Those’ questions and hundreds more are answered in this easy-to-read, consumer-friendly guidebook.
But there is more. DIABETES: QUESTIONS YOU HAVE . . . ANSWERS YOU NEED also includes a comprehensive glossary and an extensive list of other sources and resources that can add to your information and empowerment.
Fourteen million Americans have diabetes, and 6 million of them do no know it! It is the nation’s third leading cause of death – directly killing 40,00q people annually and 250,000 more from complications associated with it. DIABETES: QUESTIONS YOU HAVE . . . ANSWERS YOU
NEED may be your best weapon against this silent killer.
DIABETES: QUESTIONS YOU HAVE . . .ANSWERS YOU NEED is another consumer- empowering health publication from the nonprofit People’s Medical Society, America’s largest consumer health advocacy organization.
Paula Brisco is a freelance writer and former editor with the People’s Medical Society. She is co-author of The Consumer’s Guide to Medical Lingo
Disclaimer : Dr. Tamara D. Fishman recommends these books for educational
However, this should not substitute for your routine visits
to your doctor for care and treatment.
Always consult with your doctor prior to trying any new treatments.
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