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Navigating Your Later Years For Dummies
Navigating Your Later Years For Dummies
by Carol Levine, AARP

Long-Term Care: Planning for Finance, Medical, and Living Expenses We’re living exciting bonus years—decades that our parents and grandparents didn’t have. But how to navigate this complex terrain? Questions abound around long-term care planning: Where to live? How to get the best medical care? What to do about advance directives, wills and trusts, and estate planning? And how to pay for it all after you retire? Getting accurate information and answers wasn’t easy. Until n ...
Diabetes and Keeping Fit For Dummies
Diabetes and Keeping Fit For Dummies
by American Diabetes Association, Sheri R. Colberg

The fitness guide no person with diabetes should be without Nearly one in 11 people in the United States are affected by diabetes, a staggering number with both personal and social costs. If you’re one of these millions of people with diabetes or prediabetes, the American Diabetes Association  recommends two types of physical activity as  primary components of your self-care: aerobic exercise and strength training. Featuring everything from a starter walking plan to strength and ...
Managing Type 2 Diabetes For Dummies
Managing Type 2 Diabetes For Dummies
by American Diabetes Association

Discover how to manage diabetes for a healthier and happier life! Written for anyone diagnosed with type 2 diabetes (and for anyone who loves someone with diabetes), Managing Type 2 Diabetes For Dummies is an essential guide to understanding the effects of diabetes and knowing what steps to take to successfully manage this chronic illness. Diabetes can lead to serious complications but people with diabetes can control the condition and lower the risk of its many complications. This is your easy- ...
Detecting and Living with Breast Cancer For Dummies
Detecting and Living with Breast Cancer For Dummies
by Marshalee George, Kimlin Tam Ashing

Your trusted, no-nonsense guide to detecting and managing breast cancer From the breast health experts at the American Breast Cancer Foundation comes a sensitive and authoritative guide to the most common cancer in women: breast cancer. Covering everything from prevention to dealing with a diagnosis to coping with life after cancer, it serves as a trusted resource for anyone whose life has been touched by this dreaded disease. Advancements in breast cancer prevention, detection, and treatment ar ...
Diabetes and Carb Counting For Dummies
Diabetes and Carb Counting For Dummies
by Sherri Shafer

Count your carbs — and count on managing your diabetes Living with diabetes doesn't have to mean giving up all of your favorite foods. Carbs from healthy foods boost nutrition and supply essential fuel for your brain and body. Counting carbs is integral to managing diabetes because your carb choices, portion sizes, and meal timing directly impact blood glucose levels. Diabetes & Carb Counting For Dummies provides essential information on how to strike a balance between carb intake, ...
Weight Loss Surgery Cookbook For Dummies, 2nd Edition
Weight Loss Surgery Cookbook For Dummies, 2nd Edition
by Brian K. Davidson, Sarah Krieger

Get empowered to safely keep the weight off after surgery If you're reading this, odds are you have made the very important decision to improve your health by undergoing weight loss surgery. Hats off to you—it's no small feat and could very well have saved your life! While your surgeon provided you with the tool to assist you in losing weight, making that tool work is up to you—and that's where this sensitive and authoritative guide comes in. In Weight Loss Surgery Cookbook For Dummi ...
Eating Clean For Dummies, 2nd Edition
Eating Clean For Dummies, 2nd Edition
by Jonathan Wright, Linda Larsen

Everything you need to start eating clean Whether you've lived on white carbs and trans fats all your life or you're already health conscious but want to clean up your diet even further, Eating Clean For Dummies, 2nd Edition explains in plain English exactly what it means to keep a clean-eating diet. Brought to you by a respected MD and licensed nutritionist, it sets the record straight on this lifestyle choice and includes recipes, the latest superfoods, tips and strategies for navigating the g ...
Pregnancy All-In-One For Dummies
Pregnancy All-In-One For Dummies
by Consumer Dummies

Your all-encompassing guide to having a happy, healthy pregnancy Are you an expectant parent looking for sound, expert guidance as you prepare to welcome a new addition to your family? Pregnancy All-in-One For Dummies has done the legwork for you, offering a one-stop compilation of the hottest topics and most relevant information culled from several successful For Dummies pregnancy titles. Covering everything from conception to the delivery room—and beyond—it gives moms and dads-to-b ...
Health and Safety at Work For Dummies, UK Edition
Health and Safety at Work For Dummies, UK Edition
by RRC

Are you complying with health and safety regulations in the workplace? Making mistakes in many areas of health and safety can be both incredibly dangerous and hugely costly. So what can you do to avoid hazards and expensive, time-consuming legal battles? That's where Health & Safety at Work For Dummies comes in. Cutting through the clutter, it provides you with the practical, must-know information you need to ensure your workplace is a suitably safe environment that complies with government ...
Nutrition For Dummies, 6th Edition
Nutrition For Dummies, 6th Edition
by Carol Ann Rinzler

Get the straight facts on nutrition, slim down, and feel great You've been hearing it since you were a kid: "You are what you eat." And this wise saying is true! Good nutrition is the key to achieving and maintaining healthy weight and lifelong good health—no matter how you slice it. Nutrition For Dummies, 6th Edition is a one-size-fits-all guide to nutrition that shows you how to manage your diet so you get the most bang for your buck. This book gives you the know-how to put together a sho ...
Alzheimer's and Dementia For Dummies
Alzheimer's and Dementia For Dummies
by Consumer Dummies

Your sensitive, authoritative guide to Alzheimer's and dementia If a loved one has recently been diagnosed with dementia or Alzheimer's disease, it's only natural to feel fraught with fear and uncertainty about what lies ahead. Fortunately, you don't have to do it alone. This friendly and authoritative guide is here to help you make smart, informed choices throughout the different scenarios you'll encounter as a person caring for someone diagnosed with dementia or Alzheimer's disease. From makin ...
Staying Sharp For Dummies
Staying Sharp For Dummies
by American Geriatrics Society, Health in Aging Foundation

Insight and actionable information on keeping your brain sharp as you age Your brain controls who you are—how you think, feel, and act. As you age, it's not uncommon to want to remain as sharp and "with it" as you were in your younger years. Whether you want to hone your memory, manage stress and anxiety, or simply eat brain-healthy food, Staying Sharp For Dummies shows you how to keep your mind sharp, agile, and creative well into your golden years. Research shows anyone can improve brain ...
Nursing Calculations and IV Therapy For Dummies - UK, UK Edition
Nursing Calculations and IV Therapy For Dummies - UK, UK Edition
by Claire Boyd

The fast and easy way to pass the Nursing Calculations test Is the maths behind the medicine making you maudlin over taking your Nursing Calculations test? You've come to the right place! Written by a nurse with countless hours of experience—and who trains other nurses every day—this plain-English, no-nonsense guide to nursing calculations and IV therapy makes it easier to come to grips with the numbers and formulas you'll encounter on the day of the exam—and in the field. Many ...
Total Body Diet For Dummies
Total Body Diet For Dummies
by Victoria Shanta Retelny, Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics

Develop your own personal weight loss plan based on sound expert advice Total Body Diet for Dummies is your expert-led guide to losing weight — and keeping it off — the healthy way. It's easy to fall into the trap of fad diets with their promises of fast results and little effort, but fad diets are often ineffective at best, or downright dangerous at worst. This book gives you the benefit of expertise instead, putting Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics guidelines right at your finger ...
Bipolar Disorder For Dummies, 3rd Edition
Bipolar Disorder For Dummies, 3rd Edition
by Candida Fink, Joe Kraynak

Understand the realities of bipolar disorder When one receives the diagnosis that they or a loved one has bipolar disorder, it can be a time of fear and worry. Bipolar Disorder For Dummies, 3rd Edition explains the brain chemistry behind the disease and covers the latest medications and therapies. You'll get reassuring, sound advice and self-help techniques that you and your loved ones, including kids and teens, can use to ease and eliminate symptoms, function in times of crisis, plan ahead for ...
Diabetes For Dummies, 5th Edition
Diabetes For Dummies, 5th Edition
by Alan L. Rubin

The straight facts on treating diabetes successfully With diabetes now considered pandemic throughout the world, there have been enormous advances in the field. Now significantly revised and updated, this new edition of Diabetes For Dummies includes the latest information on diabetes medications and monitoring equipment, new findings about treating diabetes in the young and elderly, new ways to diagnose and treat long- and short-term complications, updated nutritional guidelines, new tools for m ...
Paleo Desserts For Dummies
Paleo Desserts For Dummies
by Adriana Harlan

More than 125 simple and sweet recipes for Paleo-friendly desserts Following a Paleo Diet doesn't mean you have to give up your favorite desserts and treats. Paleo Desserts For Dummies offers up more than 125 tasty and delectable dessert recipes that you can enjoy while staying true to the Paleo lifestyle. From chocolate cake and blueberry muffins to maple-walnut ice cream and cookie dough Oreo cookies—there's something to please every palate in this collection of Paleo-friendly desserts. ...
Dementia For Dummies - UK, UK Edition
Dementia For Dummies - UK, UK Edition
by Simon Atkins

Your hands-on guide to dealing with dementia within the UK healthcare system If a loved one has recently been diagnosed with dementia, Dementia For Dummies, UK Edition provides trusted, no-nonsense guidance on what this may mean for you and your family. You'll get an understanding of the symptoms of dementia, make sense of the stages of the illness and grasp the differences between the various types of dementia, including Alzheimer's disease and vascular dementia. Dementia is an increasingly com ...
Paleo All-In-One For Dummies
Paleo All-In-One For Dummies
by Kellyann Petrucci, Melissa Joulwan, Patrick Flynn, Adriana Harlan

Live the Paleo lifestyle to get healthy and fit with natural foods Paleo All-In-One For Dummies is the powerhouse resource that includes all the information you'll need to get started with the Paleo lifestyle or further refine your diet if you're already a convert! With content from leading authorities on the Paleo lifestyle, this easy-to-read, all-in-one resource offers a complete overview of living the primal life to lose weight, improve athletic performance, get fit, and stay healthy. Use the ...
Natural Cures For Dummies
Natural Cures For Dummies
by Scott J. Banks, J. J. Virgin with Joe Kraynak

Find natural cures for more than 170 health conditions Packed with over 170 remedies for the most common ailments, from arthritis to varicose veins, Natural Cures For Dummies will serve as your complete health advisor. This user-friendly reference arms you with information on the symptoms and the root causes of each problem along with a proven, natural, customized prescription. Whether you are looking for relief from a particular nagging ailment or simply wish to obtain optimum health, Natural C ...

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