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Diabetes is a complex disease--but learning about it shouldn't be! A Type 2 diabetes diagnosis can be daunting, but it is also manageable. With this all-in-one guide, you will get expert advice on establishing a healthier lifestyle and getting control of your diabetes. The Everything Guide to Managing Type 2 Diabetes provides easy-to-follow advice on all aspects of living with diabetes, and helps you: Recognize the symptoms of prediabetes and diabetes Monitor your blood glucose levels Learn about the types of insulin and insulin-delivery systems Understand the importance of nutrition and exercise Reduce the short- and long-term effects of diabetes Filled with reliable advice and the latest information on medication, therapies, blood sugar monitoring, and more, this invaluable guide shows you how to take control of your diabetes and enjoy your life!
Diabetes may be a daunting disease, but it can be manageable. Completely updated and revised in the new health guide format, this book offers people who have been diagnosed with the disease information to help them live with diabetes. This professional handbook teaches readers to recognize signs and symptoms, monitor blood glucose levels, understand insulin types and quantities, select the right medication, and more. Written by an experienced health writer who runs a diabetes Web site, this sourcebook offers diabetes sufferers the information they need to live happy, healthy lives. This edition includes completely new material on the latest testing methods, risk factors and special considerations, and gestational and childhood diabetes.
If you are one of the 28 million Americans suffering from migraines, you know how hard it is to find relief. The Everything Health Guide to Migrainesis your perfect resource for information about symptoms, coping methods, and both medicinal and natural treatment options for your migraines. This handbook provides clear, concise information to help you understand the problem and find a solution. In this helpful guide, you'll find the knowledge you need to: Identify the different types of migraines Determine migraine myths and misconceptions Get a proper diagnosis-the first step toward relief Avoid migraine triggers Choose traditional or alternative treatment options This book will assist you in accurately diagnosing your condition and managing your physical and emotional health. It is your compass on the road to recovery and the future of your migraine care. WithThe Everything Health Guide to Migraines, you can say goodbye to migraine pain! Paula Ford-Martinis a health writer with more than twelve years of experience who has suffered from migraines since childhood. She is the author of severalEverythinghealth guides. Paula has written extensively for traditional and alternative medicine publications. She lives in Connecticut. Daniel Lachance, M. D. , is a neurologist with more than twenty years of experience. A graduate of the Dartmouth Medical School, Dr. Lachance is appointed in the Division of Regional Neurology at the Mayo Clinic. He runs his own practice in his hometown of Rochester, Minnesota.
More than 30 percent of children ages 6 to 19 are now overweight, and half of those children are obese. Now, gain valuable insights on what causes children to become overweight and how to help them to change their eating habits and become more physically active. Most important, learn what you can do to break the cycle of obesity that can lead to severe medical problems in the future. Get the professional advice you need to motivate your child to eat well, get active, and stay healthy.Technical Review by Vincent Iannelli
You just got that positive pregnancy test and suddenly you feel lost in a sea of questions, concerns, what-ifs, and what-nows? To navigate this new world of body changes, blood tests, mood swings, and baby gear, you need a helpful guide that's with you from the first positive test to the last push. Luckily, this is the ideal guide for soon-to-be moms who are unsure of what to do after they get the big news. Completely revised and packed with even more information, this month-by-month resource walks you through the different phases of pregnancy and offers practical advice on: Understanding physical and emotional changes Selecting the right diet for you and baby Understanding prenatal tests and screenings Choosing the best labor and delivery options Budgeting for the new addition to the family This new edition also includes the latest information on nutrition, finding alternative care and treatments (yoga, anyone?), and checklists and worksheets to help parents-to-be plan for any occasion. This indispensable guide gives you the inspiration, support, and advice you need to get through your pregnancy--and beyond!
The Everything® Pregnancy Book: All You Need To Get You Through the Most Important Nine Months of Your Life (3rd Edition)by Paula Ford-Martin
Recognized for its reassuring advice, authoritative information, and easy-to-understand style, The Everything Pregnancy Book, 3rd Edition is the must-have reference guide for a happy, healthy, and well-informed pregnancy.
Getting ready to welcome your new baby into the world is an exciting adventure, but also a lot of work! The Everything Pregnancy Organizer, 2nd Edition is just what you need to enjoy the next nine months in control and on track. Monthly charts, checklists, and worksheets make it easy to remember appointments, record medical information, maintain nutrition, purchase the right baby supplies, and more. The perfect companion for first-time moms-to-be, The Everything Pregnancy Organizer, 2nd Edition is your guide from the day you find out youÕre pregnant until you begin a new life with your baby!This all-new edition of The Everything Pregnancy Organizer features: *Space each month to record your reflections on the pregnancy journey and questions to ask your doctor *A user-friendly format for taking notes and holding papers *Information about childbirth classes and choosing a healthcare practitioner *A ten-month calendar to record appointments and checkups *Plenty of space for recording important contact information and notes *A month-by-month rundown of what to expect and how to prepare for the arrival of your baby
The Kid Turned Out Fine : Moms Fess Up About Cartoons, Candy, and What It Really Takes To Be a Good Parentby Paula Ford-Martin
Over 30 moms share their stories of things they might regret doing (such as bribing your child with television so he'll eat his vegetables)--and the happy knowledge that their kids turned out fine anyway.
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