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The American Diabetes Association’s Uncomplicated Guide to Diabetes Complications

Published: 10/31/09
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The American Diabetes Association is putting out an expanded third edition of their helpful book The Uncomplicated Guide to Diabetes Complications. In addition to advice about glucose control and early testing, the book provides up-to-date information on the available treatments for every major diabetes complication. The book is divided into 35 chapters (15 of these are new since the last edition) on major parts and systems of the body (and the complications that affect them) and includes an appendix on diabetes medications. Explicit topics covered include eye disease and blindness, kidney disease, nerve damage, heart disease, dementia and Alzheimer’s disease, sexual health, skin and dental problems, diabetic ketoacidosis, lactic acidosis, and stroke, among many others. Even if you were recently diagnosed with diabetes, this book contains helpful information about how to prevent complications, how to look out for the early signs of complications yourself, and how to help your doctor stay on top of this most crucial aspect of your diabetes management. The book can be purchased through many online outlets including  amazon.com for $18.95.

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