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12170 - Living Well with Diabetes Workbook

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Living Well with Diabetes The overall emphasis of Living Well with Diabetes is on educating the patient on diabetes and self-care goals. This comprehensive, user-friendly workbook, with engaging full-color photography, is ideal for individuals or for use in adult diabetes self-management education classes. Now updated to align with the 2016 Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes. New in this revision is a Weight Management section focusing on exercise and nutrition, with updated goal settings related to weight loss and exercise. Content also incorporates the 2015-2020 USDA Dietary Guidelines for Americans. Quick-scan information; notes to family and friends; and interactive elements, such as trackers for blood sugar, health measures and medication; make this a meaningful ongoing reference resource. Topics include:
  • Understanding diabetes and why high blood sugar is a health risk
  • Working with the health care team to develop your treatment plan
  • Managing weight, nutrition, creating a meal plan
  • Emphasis on smoking cessation, including factors for cardiovascular risk (high blood pressure and cholesterol)
  • New focus on getting active, overcoming roadblocks
  • Monitoring blood glucose, treating high and low blood sugar
  • Medications to manage blood sugar and related conditions; expanded medication compliance and safety tips.
  • Preventing, detecting complications
  • Goal setting to promote overall health
  • Adjusting to life with diabetes, tips for coping and problem solving
  • Your diabetes toolkit: interactive charts and logs to manage diabetes and other risk factors
  • 64-page workbook, full-color photography and anatomical artwork
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Language English
Editors Pick Description As someone who lives with this condition, I find the information in this guide to be a comprehensive place to start learning about the condition and all it entails. It covers everything in easy-to-understand language and, most importantly, takes some of the fear away from being diagnosed.
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