"50 Diabetes Myths That Can Ruin Your Life: And the 50 Diabetes Truths That Can Save It."  Now, the book that separates fact from fiction puts the power of life-saving diabetes "truths" into your hands. It can change how you live with diabetes, forever.  President, Health Care & Education, American Diabetes Association, Sue McLaughlin says, "Many Americans have a very limited understanding of the basic facts about diabetes, as well as the serious consequences for health that accompany the disease ...... unfortunately, numerous myths about diabetes exist." 

"Contains the most important, and surprising, facts you need to know to live well with diabetes."
William Polonsky, CEO Behavioral Diabetes Institute"  

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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."

 Francine R. Kaufman, M.D., Head, Center for Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolism Childrens Hospital Los Angeles


"Greenberg has an upbeat attitude and helps you focus on the positives 

rather than the negatives of this disease."

              Gretchen Becker, Author of "The First Year Type 2 Diabetes:                                                     An Essential Guide for the Newly Diagnosed"


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