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Author Swift, Carrie S., author

Title Overcoming type 2 diabetes / by Carrie S. Swift, MS, RDN, CDE, with Nathaniel G. Clark, MD, MS, RD
Published New York : Alpha, [2015]
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Description 1 online resource (1 volume) : illustrations
Series Idiot's guides
Idiot's guides.
Contents What is type 2 diabetes? -- Other types of diabetes -- Just the facts: dispelling diabetes misinformation -- How to make changes for diabetes management -- Finding care and support -- Avoiding short and long term diabetes complications -- Get moving -- Alcohol, smoke and supplement intake -- The importance of sleeping and coping with stress -- Diabetes medications -- Monitoring: putting it all together -- Using food to help control diabetes -- What food labels are really telling you -- Fats and sodium -- Low- and no-calorie sweeteners -- Other healthy eating tips -- Choosing the right meal plan option -- Watching your weight -- Making your efforts pay off -- Older adults and diabetes -- Families with type 2 diabetes
Summary This guide is written primarily for people with type 2 diabetes, but also includes coverage of type 1. Topics include: symptoms, monitoring, medications, treatment, support, and exercise. It emphasizes the importance of taking on a positive approach to a type 2 diabetes, and includes advice on meal planning, various diets, and goals for diabetes control and weight management
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Print version record
Subject Diabetes -- Popular works.
Metabolic syndrome -- Treatment.
Non-insulin-dependent diabetes -- Popular works.
Genre/Form Popular works.
Form Electronic book
Author Clark, Nathaniel G. (Nathanial Goodwin), 1953- author
ISBN 1615647937
Other Titles Overcoming type two diabetes