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Diabetes affects more than sixteen million Americans. If you or someone you love is one of them, here's the handbook of up-to-date, essential information that can help change your lives. Dr. Seymour Alterman, one of the nation's leading endocrinologists, now offers a unique, comprehensive plan for living a comfortable, normal life--without making drastic changes in lifestyle. Written in layman's terms, this informative guide can help diabetics of all ages gain control of their health. In HOW TO CONTROL DIABETES you will learn:
the causes of diabetes
the differences between Type I and Type II diabetes
how to reduce the risk of long-term complications
the pros and cons of the insulin pump
how diabetes can affect pregnancy
how to eat properly--even when dining out and traveling
how to manage diabetes-related impotence
how to reduce high cholesterol
the benefits of exercise
the latest advances toward a "cure"
and much more!
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"This book offers the most authoritative, up-to-date and easy-to-understand advice for the treatment of diabetes."
--Robert Pritikin, Director, Pritikin Longevity Center
"A valuable contribution to the needs of patients with diabetes and their physicians."
--Yank D. Coble, Jr., M.D., F.A.C.P., Past President, Florida Medical Association
Seymour L. Alterman, M.D., F.A.C.P., is Clinical Professor of Medicine and Endocrinology at the University of Miami School of Medicine. He is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in Endocrinology and Metabolism.
Donald A. Kullman, M.D., has been practicing family medicine for more than forty years and is the editor of several medical books.
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Book Description Ballantine Books, 1997. Mass Market Paperback. Condition: New. Seller Inventory # DADAX0345421582