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Recent CDC reports indicate that over 30 million Americans have diabetes and another 84 million have prediabetes. This new edition of one of the most highly-respected resources on the subject offers new content based on the latest medical expertise on diabetes from Registered Dietitian Karen Graham and Certified Diabetes Educator Dr. Mansur Shomali.
Complete Diabetes Guide features essential information on underlying causes, clinical features, and effective management options and treatments along with personalized meal plans and lifestyle recommendations. This is a vital resource for anyone who has been diagnosed with diabetes or who is at risk of developing it.
The book is packed with useful and accessible information. A "Learning About Diabetes" section includes risks, symptoms and complications while a section on "Taking Medication and Tests" covers everything from low blood sugar and testing your own blood sugar to preparing for regular laboratory tests. A 7-Deal Meal Plan takes the guess-work out of a week's worth of healthy eating and a "Hands-on-Food Guide" offers nutrition tips along with activity and fitness plan recommendations.
Karen Graham's Diabetes series is market-leading and has sold 250,000 copies across all titles and editions. She has an easy-to-understand approach and has devoted her career to helping those with diabetes improve their lives.
Karen Graham RD, CDE is a Registered Dietitian, Certified Diabetes Educator and nutrition counsellor with over 30 years of specialization in the management and treatment of diabetes. She lives in British Columbia, Canada.
Dr. Mansur Shomali, MD, CM, is the associate Director of the Diabetes and Endocrine Center at MedStar Union Memorial Hospital in Baltimore, MD, where he also serves as the Program Director for the Fellowship Training Program in Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism. He is Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine at the University of Maryland School of Medicine and Instructor of Medicine at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in Baltimore, MD.