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Type 2 Diabetes in Teens: Secrets for Success

Author: Jean Betschart-Roemer

ISBN13: 9780471150565

Publisher: Wiley Publishing, Inc.

Price: €11.00
Pages: 240
Edition: Paperback
Publish date: July 2002

Get a handle on your diabetes and get on with your life! If you?re a teenager who has Type 2 diabetes, you?re not alone. More and more people your age are being diagnosed with Type 2?and most of them also struggle with their diabetes treatment. The first book of its kind, Type 2 Diabetes in Teens was written to help you better understand and manage your diabetes. It?s very important that you take care of yourself and follow your treatment?and this book gives you information on living well, including: How to keep blood sugar in control ? What to do when you get cravings ? How to manage your diabetes in school ? What to say to your friends and your dates ? How to balance exercise and food when you take insulin ? Where to find help when you need it ? Ways to eat healthier ? How to be patient with yourself and enjoy life A special section of tips and suggestions for parents will help your family support you as you manage your diabetes. You?re not alone in this?and Type 2 Diabetes in Teens will show you and your family how to deal with the disease and have a positive outlook on life. ”Highly recommended for teens living with Type 2 diabetes and their parents.” ?Richard R. Rubin, Ph.D., C.D.E., Associate Professor Departments of Medicine and Pediatrics The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine