What to Expect When You Have Diabetes

Managing a chronic disease like diabetes can be overwhelming, even frighteningespecially if you're among the 1.5 million Americans who are newly diagnosed each year. Now there's sound, steadying advice written by the experts, so you can live well with diabetes, not just manage it. What to Expect When You Have Diabetes is a worthy companion amid the glut of questions. This go-to guide with a can-do approach makes understanding diabetes easier. A Q&A format, organized by topic for quick reference, provides authoritative answers in straightforward language to a range of questions: Is diabetes a dangerous disease? Should I tell my boss and coworkers that I have diabetes? Will the medication I am taking for depression affect my blood sugar? What should I do if I forget to take my diabetes pills? How do I reduce fat in a meal when I eat at a restaurant? How do I get the regular exercise that I need to improve my blood sugar? This repository of information makes the perfect companion to a health-care team. This book will become a trusted reference for ongoing care.