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The definitive guide to confronting diabetes.
A diagnosis of diabetes can be frightening, confusing and distressing. It?s a serious and progressive disease and there is no known cure. This authoritative, comprehensive guide offers clear, readable and reassuring advice on how life with diabetes can be fulfilling and enjoyable. It answers all the key questions: What is diabetes? What treatment will I have? How will I feel? How will it affect my diet?
Addressing the concerns of people with insulin-treated and tablet-treated diabetes in turn, Dr. Hillson tackles common anxieties relating to medical investigation and treatment, lifestyle and diet. Fully updated to include the latest
information on treatment and research, this book is an essential resource for those with diabetes - newly diagnosed or longstanding.
About the Author
Dr. Rowan Hillson is a Consultant Physician and diabetologist at the Hillingdon Hospital in Middlesex. She works closely with Diabetes UK.