The Buena Salud Guide to Diabetes and Your Life
Available in both English and Spanish-language editions, The "Buena Salud(TM) Guides" present the best in health advice and cutting-edge science, ... Show synopsis Available in both English and Spanish-language editions, The "Buena Salud(TM) Guides" present the best in health advice and cutting-edge science, with real-life stories featured throughout. Written by the president and CEO of the National Alliance for Hispanic Health, the books are thoroughly reviewed by a panel of leading health experts and medical professionals. Featuring the stories of people and families living with diabetes--a condition that has touched the lives of most Hispanic families--this concise guide explains everything readers need to know, including the fact that diabetes is not inevitable. "The Buena Salud(TM) Guide to Diabetes and Your Life" discusses: * the factors that contribute to developing diabetes and how to prevent it * the types and evolving definition of diabetes * how the endocrine and immune systems function * the impact of the environment on diabetes * treatment options including medication and realistic lifestyle and diet changes Special sections include information on: the Top 20 things your health care provider may say (and what it really means) * key questions for your health provider * understanding test results * tools for good health and prevention * the best of the Internet * other resources for living well with diabetes.