The Canadian Type 2 Diabetes Sourcebook

M. Sara Rosenthal

The Canadian Type 2 Diabetes Sourcebook
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Published31st July 2009
Print ISBN9780470157022
Edition3rd edition
123Library ID:3253

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The Most Trustworthy Source for Canadians with Type 2 Diabetes

Trusted by Canadian doctors and patients for over ten years, The Canadian Type 2 Diabetes Sourcebook is the only medically researched guidebook that allows you to learn about diabetes directly from the experts. This one-stop resource provides everything you need to know about managing Type 2 diabetes, creating the best health care team for you, and understanding the latest medical advice. Updated and aligned with the most recent clinical guidelines, this new edition covers the most up-to-date medications, lifestyle recommendations, and treatment options, with entirely new information about pediatric Type 2 diabetes.


  • Diabetes basics-the what, who, and why
  • Creating your diabetes health care team
  • Testing your blood sugar and managing the highs and lows
  • What to eat and how to maintain a healthy diet, including low glycemic eating
  • The role of active living
  • Diabetes medications (revised and updated to reflect the latest Canadian clinical guidelines)
  • Special circumstances and risk factors: pregnancy and fertility, menopause, aging, and obesity
  • The unique challenges faced by Aboriginal Canadians
  • Complications and how to prevent them: heart disease, nerve damage, vision problems, kidney damage, circulatory problems, and more
  • A comprehensive list of resources to help you along every step of the way
  • All new information about pediatric Type 2 diabetes

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