The Joslin Guide to Diabetes - Revised Edition
The first edition of The Joslin Guide to Diabetes helped thousands of people understand and manage their diabetes – and now the Guide has been completely revised! Working in conjunction with a team of experts at the Joslin Clinic and Joslin Diabetes Center, Richard S. Beaser, MD, and Amy Campbell, MS, RD, CDE, have rewritten and updated the definitive guide to diabetes self-care — an indispensable resource for everyone with diabetes and their family members.
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 the most complete and up-to-date guide to diabetes self-care available anywhere.
Drawing on the expertise of a team of nationally recognized experts, The Joslin Guide to Diabetes addresses every important issue people face in diabetes management including:
- An entire section devoted to nutrition and meal planning basics
- Information on understanding, living and diagnosing diabetes (type 1 and 2 diabetes)
- All you need to know about insulin — syringes, pumps, carbohydrates-to-insulin ratio
- A section devoted to diabetes in children and adolescents
- And much more!
Written in straightforward, easy-to-understand language and featuring numerous charts and 40 black-and-white line drawings throughout it, The Joslin Guide to Diabetes 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, strategies to reduce the risk of complications and other vital information.
Item #: JDC 410
Page last updated: April 23, 2014