Diabetes and its complications take the lives of over 3.2 million people worldwide every year. Thousands of people have succeeded in reducing their risk by using the first edition of "The Joslin Guide to Diabetes". Reflecting the vast range of new ...
research and treatment options that have emerged in the ten years since the bestselling first edition of "The Joslin Guide to Diabetes" was published, this timely and authoritative second edition is far and away the most complete and up-to-date guide to diabetes self-care available anywhere. Drawing on the expertise of a team of internationally recognized experts, the authors address every important issue people face in diabetes management. Written in straightforward, easy-to-understand language and featuring numerous charts, the book covers how to develop a workable meal plan, how and when to monitor and treat blood glucose levels, how to administer insulin, the wide range of oral medications, the importance of physical activity in managing diabetes, strategies to reduce the risk of complications, and other vital information.