Buena Salud Guide to Diabetes and your Life
Featuring the stories of people and families living with diabetes—a condition that has touched the lives of most Hispanic families—this concise guide explains everything readers need to know, including the fact that diabetes is not inevitable.
The Buena Salud™ Guide to Diabetes and Your Life discusses:
* the factors that contribute to developing diabetes and how to prevent it
* the types and evolving definition of diabetes
* how the endocrine and immune systems function
* the impact of the environment on diabetes
* treatment options including medication and realistic lifestyle and diet changes
Special sections include information on: the Top 20 things your health care provider may say (and what it really means) * key questions for your health provider * understanding test results * tools for good health and prevention * the best of the Internet * other resources for living well with diabetes.
Featuring the stories of people living with diabetes, this invaluable guide explains everything readers need to know about the condition that has touched the lives of most Hispanic families:
-the factors that contribute to developing diabetes and how to prevent it
-the types and evolving definitions of diabetes
-treatment options, including medication and changes in lifestyle and diet
-Dr. Delgado's 10-point, life-changing program for avoiding or controlling diabetes
-a quick reference guide on diabetes facts, terms, and diagnostic tests
-key questions for your health provider
-tools to help you monitor your own health
-where to get information you can trust in both English and Spanish on the Internet, and more
Published simultaneously in Spanish under the title: Guia de buena salud para vivir con diabetes
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