Diabetes For Dummies

The straight facts on treating diabetes successfully

With diabetes now considered pandemic throughout the world, there have been an enormous advances in the field since the last edition of Diabetes For Dummies. Now significantly revised and updated, it includes the latest information on medications and monitoring equipment, updated diet and exercise plans, new findings about treating diabetes in the young and elderly, new ways to diagnose and treat long- and short-term complications, and more.

Want to know how to manage diabetes? Trusted diabetes expert Dr. Alan Rubin gives you reassuring, authoritative guidance on putting together a state-of-the-art treatment program to treat diabetes successfully and live a full life. You’ll learn about all the advances in monitoring glucose, the latest medications, and how to develop a diet and exercise plan to stay healthy.

  • New information on the psychology of diabetes and its treatment
  • New ways to diagnose and treat both short- and long-term complications of diabetes
  • The latest information about diabetes medications and testing devices
  • Updated diet and exercise plans
  • Expanded coverage about type 2 diabetes in children and new findings about how diabetes affects the elderly

Diabetes For Dummies is for the millions of Diabetics (and their loved ones) throughout the United States who are in search of a resource to help them manage this disease.

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Diabetes For Dummies Diabetes Cookbook For Dummies Diabetes Meal Planning & Nutrition For Dummies Type I Diabetes For Dummies
Guide Type
Planning Guide
Audience Level
Newly Diagnosed Diabetics
All Diabetics
All Diabetics
Newly Diagnosed Diabetics
List Price
Publication Date
September, 2012
January, 2010
October, 2013
February, 2008
Rubin and James
Smithson and Rubin
For Dummies
For Dummies
For Dummies
For Dummies
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Brief Description
The latest info on medications, monitoring equipment, diet, exercise, treatment, and more. Trusted, expert, reassuring, guidance.
Create 100+ healthy, delicious, diabetic friendly meals that parallel American Diabetes Association recommendations.
Nutritional advice for diabetics, examples of meal plans for diabetes & optimal weight maintenance, and diabetic exchange lists.
All you need to know & do to make living with type 1 diabetes easier & healthier from monitoring technologies to diet & exercise.

Product Features

  • Used Book in Good Condition

3 thoughts on “Diabetes For Dummies”

  1. Great for new or experienced Diabetics I’ve been diabetic for five years, and during that time I think I’ve read every web page, support group posting and book that has passed my way, with the exception of this book. I made a mistake – in my snobbery over the name of this book, I neglected to read one of the better books on living with Diabetes. Diabetes isn’t horrible or difficult to live with, but it does require a certain level of knowledge to handle the disease and avoid horrible side effects like death, which is a Great Big…

  2. As a Type 2 Diabetic for Years, This is The Most Comprehensive and Understandable Diabetes Type 2 Book I Have Ever Read! Although Diabetes for Dummies does contain some useful information related to type 1 diabetes, Medical Doctor Alan L. Rubin has written a more comprehensive book designed specifically for type 1 diabetics called Type 1 Diabetes for Dummies.As a type 2 diabetic for a number of years, I found Doctor Rubin’s Diabetes for Dummies the most helpful book that I have read about my disease to date, primarily because it is very well organized and written in a manner that I can…

  3. Resource guide for mainly Type 2 Diabetics This book was given to me free for review. This is the fourth edition of the book Diabetes for Dummies, and it is an information packed book. It is not necessarily a book that one reads cover to cover in one sitting; the book contains too much information to retain all at once. Additionally, this book has the greater emphasis on Type 2 diabetes, though Type 1 is mentioned. Apparently the author has a separate book for Type 1 …

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