The overall emphasis of Living Well with Diabetes is on educating the patient on diabetes
goals. This comprehensive, user-friendly workbook—with engaging full-color photography and chunky, easy-to-navigate sections—is ideal for individuals or for use in adult diabetes self-management education classes.
The workbook aligns with the latest guidelines from the American Diabetes Association. It includes information on the most up-to-date treatment approaches, such as continuous glucose monitoring and medical nutrition therapy, as well as current recommendations on insulin injection.
The workbook also includes proven strategies on increasing and maintaining physical activity levels, per the most recent American College of Sports Medicine guidelines, and the latest evidence-based tools for eating better with diabetes, including the Diabetes Plate Method.
Quick-scan information; icons and quick takeaways; notes to family and friends; and a toolkit with interactive elements, such as trackers for blood sugar, health measures and medication; make this a meaningful ongoing reference resource.
- Understanding diabetes and why high blood sugar is a health risk
- Working with the health care team to develop your treatment plan
- Eating well with diabetes, including tips on managing weight cooking healthy meals, and creating a meal plan
- Quitting smoking support, with a list of products that can help
- Getting and staying active, overcoming roadblocks, and exercising safely
- Monitoring blood glucose, treating high and low blood sugar
- Taking medications to manage blood sugar and related conditions, as well as medication safety and insulin storage tips
- Preventing, detecting complications
- Goal setting to promote overall health
- Adjusting to life with diabetes, tips for coping and problem solving
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