Six Rules for Staying Healthy with Type 2 Diabetes
Rod J. Colvin, M.S., James T. Lane, M.D.
Learn How to Manage Type 2 Diabetes
Type 2 diabetes is an epidemic in the United States. According to the American Diabetes Association, an estimated 18 million Americans have been diagnosed with the disease, and it’s believed nearly 6 million others have type 2 diabetes but have not been diagnosed. Nearly 1.5 million people are newly diagnosed with the disease annually.
Type 2 diabetes is a serious, progressive disease, but the good news is that you can make lifestyle changes so that you can stay healthy and avoid complications. The first step is educating yourself about the disease. In The Diabetes Handbook, author Rod Colvin and diabetes specialist James T. Lane, M.D., an endocrinologist, teach you the basics so that you can successfully manage your type 2 diabetes. Among the topics they cover:
- Causes of type 2 diabetes
- Symptoms of the disease
- How type 2 diabetes is diagnosed
- Why nutrition and weight control are important
- The benefits of exercise
- Diabetes medications and how they work
- How to avoid serious complications
An Excellent Resource for Learning the Basics about Type 2 Diabetes