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Christopher D. Saudek, M.D., was a professor of medicine at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and founder of the Johns Hopkins Diabetes Center. Richard R. Rubin, Ph.D., CDE, was a professor of medicine and pediatrics at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and a staff member at the Johns Hopkins Diabetes Center and the Johns Hopkins Pediatric Diabetes Clinic. Thomas W. Donner, M.D., is an associate professor of medicine at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and is director of the Johns Hopkins Diabetes Center.
Living with diabetes is a balancing act. Monitoring blood glucose, food intake, and medication is complicated, so individuals with diabetes need to understand their condition and how best to control it.
The Johns Hopkins Guide to Diabetes is a comprehensive and reliable 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 diagnosed and treated? Can gestational diabetes become a permanent condition? Can diabetes ever be managed successfully with diet and exercise alone?
The second edition includes up-to-date information on
- How diabetes is diagnosed
- The two types of diabetes, and the role of genetics
- Improvements in blood glucose measurement
- Good nutrition and regular exercise
- Insulin and non-insulin medications
- Insulin pumps
- The emotional side of diabetes
- How families are affected and how they can help
- What to do if diabetes affects your work
- Complications from head to toe
Written by a team of Johns Hopkins diabetes specialists, this authoritative and easy-to-read guide will help people with diabetes work effectively with their care team to control their condition and maintain good health.
A comprehensive and up-to-date guide to the physically, emotionally, and psychologically challenging disease of diabetes.