This breakthrough book identifies the 50 most prevalent (and potentially disabling) diabetes myths—and thoroughly and expertly explains the life-changing, life-saving truths. It’s the only book devoted to debunking diabetes myths.
Addressing such myths as “You have to be fat to get diabetes,” “Eating too many sweets causes diabetes,” “Insulin shots are painful,” "If I need insulin, it's the beginning of the end" and “Type 2 diabetes is not as serious as type 1, 50 Diabetes Myths that Can Ruin Your Life explains the essential things everyone managing diabetes, and their loved ones, need to know and do to live a long, healthy life with diabetes.
Leading diabetes experts provide the most current information in diabetes care, including practical "how to's," emerging research, new therapies and critical tips and recommendations. Greenberg’s own experiences, having lived with diabetes for more than three decades, and stories from her more than 125 interviews with people with diabetes provide “lessons learned" and humorous anecdotes. This is an easy-to-read guide from someone who knows what it’s really like to live with diabetes.
Published by Da Capo Lifelong Books, A Member of The Perseus Books Group
“Finally someone lets people touched by diabetes know what is real and what is not, and what needs action and what should be ignored."
rather than the negatives of this disease."
Gretchen Becker, Author of "The First Year Type 2 Diabetes: An Essential Guide for the Newly Diagnosed"