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October 2010

Seven Habits of Highly Effective People with Diabetes

What do you get when international best-selling author Dr. Steven Covey joins forces with Bayer Diabetes Care and the American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE)? You get an inspirational booklet that is a simple, practical resource guide to help people get started in managing their diabetes.

comments 0 comments - Posted Oct 12, 2010

November 2009

Reeling from Your Recent Diabetes Diagnosis? Read This Book!

I recently ran into Theresa Garnero at the California AADE annual meeting and discovered that Diabetes Health had not yet reviewed her book, Your First Year with Diabetes: What To Do, Month By Month. We regret the oversight because it's a great resource for anyone dealing with the shock of a diabetes diagnosis. And Garnero is the perfect author for a book like this. She's an award-winning certified diabetes educator (CDE) and advanced practice registered nurse (APRN) with board certification in advanced diabetes management (BC-ADM), and she earned an Master of Science in Nursing (MSN). She is also a former national educator of the year, a cartoonist, and the 2008 global recipient of Inspired by Diabetes.

comments 0 comments - Posted Nov 6, 2009

October 2009

Diabetes? No Problema!

The statistics are chilling. Children born today have a one-in-three chance of developing type 2 diabetes. For Latinos, however, that risk is one-in-two.

comments 2 comments - Posted Oct 27, 2009

July 2009

Islet Transplant Recipient Shares Her Experiences with the Edmonton Protocol

April 2009 was an exciting month at the University of Alberta. It marked the tenth anniversary of an unprecedented approach to islet transplantation, recognized globally as the "Edmonton Protocol." Each year since that milestone has produced evidence of progress in the art of islet isolation and the science of the transplant process. I know this because I lived it. I am patient number thirty-three, one of the many who have witnessed the evolution of this continuing innovation.

comments 7 comments - Posted Jul 11, 2009

April 2009

Joy Pape’s New Book: Living with Diabetes Day-to-Day

Long before Joy Pape, RN, BSN, CDE, WOCN, CFCN, served a stint as the clinical editor and contributing columnist for Diabetes Health Professional, she was a seasoned diabetes expert who knew her way around almost every aspect of the disease.

comments 0 comments - Posted Apr 22, 2009

March 2009

This Side of Normal: A New Novel About A Teen With Type 1 Diabetes

Eric Devine, a 30-year-old English teacher and writer who's lived with type 1 diabetes for 18 years, has written a young adult novel, This Side of Normal, that will be published this month by Long Tale Press.

comments 10 comments - Posted Mar 12, 2009

February 2009

A Kit Full of Help for Families of Kids Newly Diagnosed With Type 1

Sanofi-aventis U.S. and Children with Diabetes have announced the arrival of a multimedia resource, called the KidCare Kit, which gives families the tools and information they need to get through the challenging first 30 days after a diagnosis of type 1.  

comments 0 comments - Posted Feb 18, 2009

November 2008

How Do I Know When I Should See a Registered Dietitian?
How Do I Know When I Should See a Registered Dietitian?

The ADA has a new book out, called What to Expect When You Have Diabetes: 170 Tips for Living Well With Diabetes.

comments 1 comment - Posted Nov 10, 2008

June 2006

Type 1 Murder Mystery Now at a Bookstore Near You

Many of you may remember “The Canal Murder,” a murder mystery written by Evelyn Geisler, part of which was serialized in Diabetes Health last year.

comments 0 comments - Posted Jun 1, 2006

December 2004

Best-selling author Dana Carpender has published yet another low-carb cookbook

Following the success of “The Low-Carb Barbeque Cookbook,” Carpender returned to the test kitchen and created “500 More Low-Carb Recipes: 500 All-New Recipes From Around the World.”

comments 0 comments - Posted Dec 1, 2004

June 2004

New Low-Carb Barbecue Cookbook

Fast on the heels of her two best-selling cookbooks, Dana Carpender’s new collection of low-carb barbecuing recipes has just been released.

comments 0 comments - Posted Jun 1, 2004

April 2004

Clinician Guide Offers Practical Advise on Diabetes

The American Academy of Family Physicians now publishes a diabetes treatment guide for clinicians that offers what it calls “practical advice for treating patients with diabetes.”

comments 0 comments - Posted Apr 1, 2004

March 2004

Book Tells You How to Be a Smart Pumper

“Smart Pumping for People With Diabetes” by Barbara J. Anderson, PhD, and Howard Wolpert, MD, a new book published by the American Diabetes Association, teaches people with diabetes how to use the insulin pump effectively.

comments 0 comments - Posted Mar 1, 2004

February 2004

How to Live the Lower-Carb Lifestyle in 15 Minutes

Best-selling cookbook author Dana Carpender has released her newest collection of tasty lower-carb recipes, entitled “15-Minute Low-Carb Recipes: Instant Recipes for Dinners, Desserts, & More!” (Fair Winds Press, 2003).

comments 0 comments - Posted Feb 1, 2004

November 2002

'Guide to Healthy Restaurant Eating' 2nd Edition

Do your favorite restaurants and fast-food eateries fit comfortably into your diabetes meal plan? Now they can!

comments 0 comments - Posted Nov 1, 2002

September 2002

Getting Back to the Basics

"Your Child Has Diabetes" is an easy-to-read resource that touches on the basics of diabetes in children: understanding the difference between type 1 and type 2, using insulin and oral medications, planning meals and exercise, and dealing with the emotional aspects of having diabetes. It is packed with illustrations and written for a seventh- and eighth-grade reading level.

comments 0 comments - Posted Sep 1, 2002

January 2002

Seniors in the Kitchen

Seniors with diabetes may need to make changes to their diet to remain healthy, according to the American Diabetes Association (ADA). In addition, people may have more difficulty preparing food as they get older.

comments 0 comments - Posted Jan 2, 2002

July 2000

Coloring Book Teaches Kids About Diabetes

Peter Chase, MD, professor of pediatrics and clinical director of Barbara Davis Center for Childhood Diabetes in Denver, has introduced a revised, kid-friendly coloring book called "A Book for Coloring and Learning About Diabetes."

comments 1 comment - Posted Jul 1, 2000

February 2000

Book Explains Diabetes in Practical and Lighthearted Style

You may not be a dummy, but chances are you are overwhelmed by all the diabetes information you are bombarded with, information that can be highly complex, technical and fast-changing. Information about diabetes can be difficult to incorporate into a healthy life.

comments 0 comments - Posted Feb 1, 2000

April 1998

More Pump Tips for Swimmers

Linda Fredrickson, MA, RN, CDE, vice president of global medical education at MiniMed Inc., writes that pump users who do not swim for such an extended period of time usually disconnect from their infusion site. Fredrickson offers Emily Adamski, a 15-year-old who was recently on the cover of Diabetes Forecast, as an example of how the pump can be managed when swimming.

comments 0 comments - Posted Apr 1, 1998

October 1997

Should I Go on the Pump?

Are you a prime candidate for the pump? Since the DCCT found that tight control of BGs would significantly decrease diabetes complications, many have turned to insulin pump therapy as a way of controlling their BGs. However, insulin therapy takes commitment and vigilance. Here are some questions to consider before you try insulin pump therapy:

comments 0 comments - Posted Oct 1, 1997

July 1993

Bibliotherapy: Your Prescription for Good Control, Good Health, and a Good Life

The future of health care in America is going to involve more personal responsibility for self-care and preventive maintenance. We're going to have to learn to analyze and handle many of our own health problems, and one of the most effective ways to do this is through bibliotherapy.

comments 0 comments - Posted Jul 1, 1993

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