The First Year: Type 2 Diabetes: An Essential Guide for the Newly Diagnosed (The Complete First Year)

The go-to step-by-step guide that walks you through the first days, weeks, and months of your diagnosis–fully revised and updated

Gretchen Becker was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes in 1996; over the past twenty years, she has educated herself on every aspect of the condition by reading medical texts and journals, talking with doctors, and corresponding with others who have type 2, sharing everything she’s learned in a comprehensive, easy-to-use guide. Now in its third edition, The First Year: Type 2 Diabetes takes you through everything you need to learn and do in your first year with diabetes, offering the most up-to-date information on new medications and supplements. In clear and accessible language, Becker covers a wide range of practical, medical, and lifestyle issues, including:

Coming to terms with your diagnosis
Choosing the diet that’s best for you
The role of exercise in diabetes management
Daily blood glucose testing routines
Insurance issues
Getting support
And much more

Mayo Clinic The Essential Diabetes Book

More people than ever before have diabetes. The disease affects an estimated 21 million adults and children in the US and many people with the disease don’t have it under control. Unlike years ago, you have a good chance of living an active and healthy life with diabetes – provided you work with your health-care team to take the necessary steps to control your blood sugar. This title covers: the pre-diabetes stage – taking charge to prevent diabetes; types of diabetes; symptoms and risk factors; treatments and strategies for managing your blood sugar; avoiding serious complications; advances in insulin delivery and new medications; and, recipes

Nature Made Diabetes Health Pack, 60 Packets

Mark’s Note: This is the supplement I take daily and it contains a lot of the recomended supllements for diabetes sufferers including alpha lipoic acid which helps nerve function (Neuropathy) and magnesium which helps to lessen muscle cramps. Other ingredients assist in the body supporting healthy blood sugar.
The Nature Made Diabetes Health Pack is scientifically formulated to supply nutritional support for people with diabetes, and provides important nutrients that may be lacking due to the strain diabetes can often put on the body’s health. How might some nutrients help support healthy blood sugar levels already in the normal range? – Research shows that chromium helps support healthy glucose metabolism. What can individuals do to minimize risk of getting diabetes? – Individuals should maintain a healthy body weight, eat a well-balanced diet, and stay active. Consult with your primary healthcare providers before starting a new exercise routine, and meet with a Registered Dietitian/ Nutritionist for support building a well-balanced diet. KEY INGREDIENTS: • Multivitamin/Mineral – Provides essential vitamins and minerals for nutritional support of the body. • Fish Oil with Vitamin D3 – Provides important omega-3 fatty acids. EPA and DHA are key omega-3 fatty acids that help support a healthy heart. Vitamin D helps support healthy bones, teeth, muscle, and the immune system. • Magnesium – Participates in more than 300 reactions in the body. It is critical for many functions in the body, such as nerve, muscle and heart function. Magnesium also supports healthy bones and teeth and helps convert food into cellular energy. • Vitamin C – Helps neutralize free radicals and helps iron get absorbed in the body. Vitamin C also helps support immune system. • Alpha Lipoic Acid with Green Tea – With antioxidant properties help protect against damaging free radicals. • Chromium – Necessary for proper carbohydrate metabolism and utilization and helps support healthy glucose metabolism.

Product Features

  • Each box contains 60 packets of multi-vitamin and mineral supplements for diabetics.
  • Provides essential vitamins and minerals for daily nutritional support
  • Contains a comprehensive combination of key vitamins, minerals, and other supplements including EPA and DHA omega-3 fatty acids, which help support a healthy heart
  • Nature Made Diabetes Health Pack is scientifically formulated to provide daily nutritional support for people with diabetes or prediabetes