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The ADA has a new book out, called What to Expect When You Have Diabetes: 170 Tips for Living Well With Diabetes.
Everything that follows is an excerpt from the section, Living Well-Diet and Nutrition.
See a registered dietitian (RD) when your diabetes is first diagnosed, when a new doctor changes your treatment plan, or twice a year for a routine review of your meal plan and goals. See the RD more often if:
We recommend having an RD on your diabetes team. Ask your doctor or hospital for a referral. You can call the American Diabetes Association (800-DIABETES), the American Dietetic Association (800-877-1600), or the American Association of Diabetes Educators (800-TEAM-UP-4) for referrals. Many RDs are certified diabetes educators (CDEs) and have additional training in diabetes care.
The above is an excerpt from the book What to Expect When You Have Diabetes, by The American Diabetes Association
Published by Good Books; June 2008; $9.95 US; 978-1-56148-630-4
Copyright © 2008 The American Diabetes Association
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