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Type 1 Diabetes: Answers at your Fingertips

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    ISBN: 9781859591758
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Dr Charles Fox, Dr Anne Kilvert

A diagnosis of Type 1 diabetes can be extremely distressing for any young person and his or her family. People with Type 1 diabetes usually develop symptoms quite rapidly and require regular treatment with insulin. The positive news is that with good control the long-term risks can be avoided. Medication, exercise and diet are all important in maintaining good glucose control and a healthy lifestyle.

This practical handbook makes it easy to learn more about Type 1 diabetes, and contains plenty for both the newly diagnosed and the experienced patient. The authors comprehensively answer over 410 questions about every aspect of living with the condition, and their constructive approach will give you all the knowledge you need to deal confidently with your diabetes. 

Type 1 Diabetes: Answers at your fingertips gives you:

Questions answered include:

Table of Contents:
Part 1 Introduction
Part 2 What is diabetes?
Part 3 Diet and lifestyle
Part 4 Treatment with insulin
Part 5 Monitoring and control
Part 6 Life with diabetes
Part 7 Sex, contraception and HRT
Part 8 Pregnancy
Part 9 Diabetes in the young
Part 10 Long-term complications
Part 11 Research and the future
Part 12 Self-help groups
Part 13 Emergencies

'I have no hesitation in commending this book'
Sir Steve Redgrave CBE, Vice President, Diabetes UK

’…positive and reassuring, it answers all the questions we forget to ask at the hospital’
Nigel Allsopp, Parent, Grantham

About the Authors:
Dr Charles Fox BM, FRCP is a Consultant Physician with Special Interest in Diabetes at Northampton General Hospital Trust, with over 30 years of experience in diabetes care. He has co-written the companion volume to this book, Type 2 Diabetes: Answers at your fingertips.

Dr Anne Kilvert MD, FRCP is a Consultant Physician with Special Interest in Diabetes at Northampton General Hospital Trust, and is co-author of Type 2 Diabetes: Answer at your fingertips.

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