Diabetes: Sugar-Coated Crisis: Who Gets It, Who Profits, and How to Stop It.

| Jul 23, 2007

This excellent book by David Spero, RN, is about the social roots of type 2 diabetes and how powerlessness and lack of hope lead to and perpetuate it.

Mr. Spero delves into how the powerful profit from the illness of the powerless and how a social approach is the only solution to a disease partially based in social inequality.

Mr. Spero explains the behavior that used to be called "non-compliance," strips away the shame associated with it, and offers social solutions that dovetail with the latest empowerment methods of promoting self-care.

If you are a type 2 and you're mystified by your own behavior, or you know one and the same holds true, read this book. It's missing the determinedly cheery admonitions of a standard diabetes manual, but it'll help tremendously.

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