The Johns Hopkins Guide to Diabetes

The Johns Hopkins Guide to Diabetes

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Living with diabetes is a balancing act of monitoring blood glucose, food intake, and medication. It makes sense that individuals who have diabetes do best when they understand their condition and how to control it. The Johns Hopkins Guide to Diabetes is a comprehensive and easy-to-read guide to this complex condition, answering questions such as: What are the differences between Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes? How are the different forms of this disease treated? Can gestational diabetes become a permanent condition? Can diabetes ever be managed successfully with diet and exercise alone? The second edition of this valued resource includes up-to-date information ona€c How diabetes is diagnoseda€c The two types of diabetesa€c The role of genetics a€c Improvements in blood glucose measurementa€c Good nutrition and regular exercisea€c Insulin and non-insulin medicationsa€c Insulin pumpsa€c The emotional side of diabetesa€c How families are affected and how they can helpa€c What to do if diabetes affects your worka€c Complications from head to toe Written by a team of Johns Hopkins diabetes specialists, this authoritative guide will help people who have diabetes work effectively with their care team to control their diabetes and maintain good health. -- Richard D. Siegel, MDSome of the systems have strips that dona#39;t develop a color but instead measure the electrical current generated by the enzyme. ... First, your insurance may pay for part or all of the cost, or you may even get a meter free of charge. ... Think about how you will use the meter in deciding what size is right for you. ... this chapter, the FDA (the U.S. Food and Drug Administration) has just given clearance for the first blood glucose monitor that connects directly to an Apple iPhone or iPod Touch.

Title:The Johns Hopkins Guide to Diabetes
Author:Christopher D. Saudek, Richard R. Rubin, Thomas W. Donner
Publisher:JHU Press - 2014-04-08


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