Keep diabetes at bay, day to day. With tables, charts, and a dedicated journal section, this book will help track weight and glucose levels, plan meals and put together an exercise routine, document doctor visits and organize insurance claims and bills, track and monitor the effects of various medications, and more. According to the CDC, 6.5% of the U.S. population has diabetes and another 2% (5 million people) have it, but don't know it yet-a staggering 32% increase since 1990 This book's workbook elements will supplement a diabetic's self-care efforts
T.A. Dadisman Jr., M.D., is medical director of Preventive Medicine at CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield in Baltimore, Maryland. For the last ten years he has specialized in assisting diabetics to improve the quality of their medical care and their lives. Greta Brand holds a Master's degree in health administration from Johns Hopkins University, serves on the Board of Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, and has been conducting diabetes classes for the past 15 years.