Complete Idiot's Guide to Type 2 Diabetes

Complete Idiot's Guide to Type 2 Diabetes

Book - 2005
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Over the next decade, the number of diagnosed diabetes cases worldwide is expected to exceed 220 million, 90-95% of which will be Type 2 Diabetes. Here is a guide that answers all the questions patients have- What is it? How will it affect my life? What do I need to do? It teaches readers how to manage the disease and live a healthy, normal life. More than 18 million Americans have diabetes The number of U.S. adults with diagnosed diabetes has increased 61% since 1991, and will more than double by 2050 1 in 5 people over the age of 65 has diabetes, indicating that the disease indirectly affects many people in care-giving roles Diabetes is one of our health care system's most expensive diseases, costing the nation nearly $132 billion each year Lead author is a Harvard-educated endocrinologist, current editor-in-chief of Diabetes Care, and a former president of the American Diabetes Association
Publisher: Indianapolis, IN : Alpha Books, c2005
ISBN: 9781592574094
Characteristics: xx, 364 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Alternative Title: Type II diabetes
Type 2 diabetes


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