Overview for Diabetes: Causes, Prevention and Treatment
Diabetes is not a disease of blood sugar alone. Like no other disease, it involves the entire body and all its systems. Therefore, controlling not only the blood sugar, but also the factors controlling blood sugar is important. This book not only provides up-to-date information on diabetes, but also explains how it can be controlled with greater attention to an individual's diet, changes in smoking and drinking habits, weight control, more exercise and a healthier lifestyle. It explains how to monitor the condition at home and gives practical guidelines and helpful advices for everyday problems of living with diabetes and leading a normal, healthy and active life.
Ada P Kahn (Author)
Ada P. Kahn, Ph.D. is the award winning author of a wide range of health-related books including Stress A-Z, The Encyclopedia of Work-Related Injuries, Illnesses and Health Issues and Keeping The Beat: Healthy Aging Through Amateur Chamber Music Playing. She has co-authored many other books, including Facing Fears: The Sourcebook for Phobias, Fears and Anxieties, The Encyclopedia of Phobias, Fears and Anxieties, The Encyclopedia of Mental Health, Midlife Health, The A-Z of Women's Sexuality, and Empower Yourself. Ada has appeared on several international television programs and presented programs in bookstores and libraries and at organizational meetings in many cities. In addition to her several books, she has had extensive experience in writing health-related materials. She has worked with the American Medical Association, American Academy of Dermatology, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, and Rush North Shore Medical Center, Skokie where she served as Manager, Community Health Education for 10 years. Ada has also worked for several public relations agencies and publishers in editorial capacities. She is a Fellow of the American Medical Writers Association (AMWA) a recipient of the AMWA President's Award, and has presented workshops and programs at more than 20 national AMWA conferences.