cover image What to Expect When You Have Diabetes: 170 Tips for Living Well with Diabetes

What to Expect When You Have Diabetes: 170 Tips for Living Well with Diabetes

American Diabetes Association / Author Good Books $9.95 (220p

American Diabetes Association. What To Expect When You Have Diabetes: 170 Tips for Living Well with Diabetes. Good Bks. 2008. c.209p. index. HEALTH~Verdict: With an accessible format and a wide-ranging overview of topics influencing diabetics and their families, this essential primer is recommended for all public libraries and consumer health collections. Background: According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, diabetes now affects nearly 24 million people in the United States (eight percent of the population), an increase of more than three million within the last two years. This book addresses every facet of the chronic disease-potential causes, current treatment options, and how to take control. With an introduction by John Buse, MD, president of the Medicine and Science Division of the American Diabetes Association, the book features reliable, easy-to-locate information. The Q&A format makes it a valuable resource for the newly diagnosed as well as for individuals who want a refresher on the latest in diabetes treatment and management.-Lori Gluckman Winterfeldt, VA New York Harbor Healthcare Syst., Manhattan Campus Lib..