suggested readings

A Patient-Expert Walks

You through Everything

You Need to Learn and

Do The First year:

Type 2 Diabetes

Gretchen Becker

This book uniquely guides you step-by-step

through your first year with diabetes, walking

you through everything you need to learn

and do each day of your journey.

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The Diabetic Bible:

Your All-in-One Guide to

Living Well with Diabetes

the Editors of Publications International Ltd.

The Diabetic Bible is an essential guide to

making lifestyle and treatment choices to

improve blood sugar control and ward off

complications—choices that will help

diabetics feel better and live well with the


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American Diabetes

Association:  Complete

Guide to Diabetes:  The

Ultimate Home Reference

from the Diabetes Experts

the American Diabetes


The American Diabetes Association—

the nation’s leading health organization

supporting diabetes research, information,

and advocacy—has completely revised this

comprehensive home reference to provide

all the information a person needs to live an

active, healthy life with diabetes.

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What Do I Eat Now?:

A Step-by-Step Guide to

Eating Right with Type 2


Patti Geil & Tami A. Ross

What Do I Eat Now? Is the single best

resource for people with diabetes to learn

how to eat right and eat healthy with

diabetes.  Each chapter contains a vital

concept of diabetes nutrition in easy-to-

understand language.

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The End of Diabetes:

The Eat to Live Plan to

Prevent and Reverse


Joel Fuhrman

The New York Times bestselling author of

Eat to Live and Super Immunity and one of

the country’s leading experts on preventive

medicine offers a scientifically proven,

practical program to prevent and reverse

diabetes---without drugs.

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The Best Life Guide to

Managing Diabetes and


Bob Greene,

John J. Merendino Jr., M.D.

and Janis Jibrin M.S., R.D.

Bob Greene has helped millions of

Americans become fit and healthy with his

life-changing Best Life plan.  Now, for the

first time, Oprah’s trusted expert on diet

and fitness teams up with a leading

endocrinologist and an expert dietitian to

offer a Best Life program tailored to the

need of people with diabetes and pre-


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The National Diabetes Education Program contains valuable diabetes resources for

older adults including managing my diabetes, preventing Type 2 diabetes, helping a

loved one and health care professionals.




The American Diabetes Association website contains important information about Type

2 Diabetes.  Type 2 diabetes means your body does not use insulin properly.  This is

called insulin resistance.  The website provides information regarding basic facts about

Type 2 Diabetes, valuable tools if you have been recently diagnosed, and insights on

treatment and care.




The National Diabetes Information Clearinghouse can help you determine if you are at

risk of Type 2 Diabetes.  It also provides valuable steps you can take to lower your risk

of getting diabetes.




Web M.D. provides easily understood information about all types of diabetes.  It is also

a valuable resource on diabetic diets and overall health.




Diabetes Mine is ranked as one of the top websites for diabetes information.  It contains

a wealth of up to date information.




The Daily Diabetic is a great resource for diabetic patients and caregivers.



ACLS Educational Articles


Understand the classifications of diabetes, what it is, symptoms and diagnosis, along with risk factors, prevention and screening.

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