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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, ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Preventing and Reversing Heart Disease For Dummies
Preventing and Reversing Heart Disease For Dummies
by James M. Rippe

The safe and trusted way to prevent and reverse heart disease Written in plain English and packed with tons of authoritative advice, Preventing & Reversing Heart Disease For Dummies includes the most up-to-date information on coronary heart disease and its treatment. This resource covers new ways to diagnose and treat both short- and long-term complications of heart disease, the latest medications, updated diet and exercise plans, the lowdown on recognizing the risk factors and warning signs ...
Diabetes Cookbook For Dummies, 4th Edition
Diabetes Cookbook For Dummies, 4th Edition
by Alan L. Rubin with Cait James

Discover how to eat a well-balanced diabetic diet Diabetes Cookbook For Dummies gives you everything you need to create healthy and diabetic-friendly meals. In this revised and updated edition, you'll discover how easy it is to manage diabetes through diet. With tons of new recipes—many of them vegetarian—and the latest information on diabetes testing, monitoring, and maintenance, this book will help guide you down a path to a healthier you. With an anticipated price tag close to $3. ...
Living Gluten-Free For Dummies - Australia, 2nd Australian Edition
Living Gluten-Free For Dummies - Australia, 2nd Australian Edition
by Margaret Clough, Danna Korn

The easy way to live without wheat, barley, oats, rye, and other sources of gluten There's more to living gluten-free than just cutting it out of your diet. This Second Australian Edition of Living Gluten-Free For Dummies helps you embrace a gluten-free lifestyle and make a smooth transition to healthier, tastier living. You'll learn how to decipher food labels, enjoy a balanced diet, cook delicious meals and order at restaurants, deal with the emotional and social aspects of gluten-free living, ...
Pregnancy For Dummies, 4th Edition
Pregnancy For Dummies, 4th Edition
by Joanne Stone, Keith Eddleman, Mary Duenwald

The reassuring guide to a happy, healthy pregnancy This new edition offers soon-to-be moms and dads detailed, friendly information on preparing and planning for pregnancy. You'll find guidance on the basics, as well as special considerations like age, multiple births, complications, illness, labor and delivery, postpartum care, and everything in between. Now in a portable, handy trim size that makes it easy to keep with you on the go, Pregnancy For Dummies, 4th Edition is your go-to guide on eve ...
Dad's Guide To Pregnancy For Dummies, 2nd Edition
Dad's Guide To Pregnancy For Dummies, 2nd Edition
by Mathew Miller, Sharon Perkins

Every father-to-be's handbook for knowing what to expect when expecting! In today's world, men are more involved in their wives' pregnancies than ever before. This 2nd Edition of Dad's Guide to Pregnancy For Dummies gives new fathers a hands-on guide that covers all of the logistical, physical, and emotional aspects of pregnancy. It is a wealth of information on topics, such as setting up the nursery, childbirth 101, and how to take care of your newborn. The book includes ideas for knowing the r ...
Adrenal Fatigue For Dummies
Adrenal Fatigue For Dummies
by Richard Snyder, Wendy Jo Peterson

The easy way to take charge of your adrenal health Despite their small size, the adrenal glands play an important role in the body, producing numerous hormones that impact our development and growth, affect our ability to deal with stress, and help to regulate kidney function. In Adrenal Fatigue For Dummies, you'll find clear self-evaluations and treatment guidelines that will empower you to take charge of your adrenal health through nutrition, vitamins, herbs, bioidentical adrenal hormone suppl ...
Crohn's and Colitis For Dummies
Crohn's and Colitis For Dummies
by Tauseef Ali, David T. Rubin

The ultimate reference for those with Crohn's and colitis and their family and friends Crohn's disease and colitis are frustrating, often debilitating gastrointestinal diseases that can have a severe impact on the overall health of those who suffer from them. According to the latest estimates, more than 600,000 patients in North America have Crohn's disease. Written by a physician specialising in the treatment of IBDs, Crohn's and Colitis For Dummies is a complete plain-English guide to understa ...
Managing Anger with CBT For Dummies
Managing Anger with CBT For Dummies
by Gillian Bloxham

Defuse your anger with CBT Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) is a hugely popular self-help technique, which teaches you how to break free from destructive or negative behaviors and make positive changes to both your thoughts and your actions. This practical guide to managing anger with CBT will help you to understand your anger, identify solutions to your problems, and maintain your gains and avoid relapse. This concise, user-friendly guide provides focused advice on defusing anger using prove ...
Managing Depression with CBT For Dummies
Managing Depression with CBT For Dummies
by Brian Thomson, Matt Broadway-Horner

Rise above depression with CBT Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) is a hugely popular self-help technique, which teaches you to break free from destructive or negative behaviours and make positive changes to both your thoughts and your actions. This practical guide to managing depression with CBT will help you understand your depression, identify solutions to your problems, and maintain your gains and avoid relapse. Managing Depression with CBT For Dummies is a practical guide to using CBT to d ...
IV Therapy For Dummies
IV Therapy For Dummies
by Bettie Lilley Nosek, Deborah Trendel-Leader

The fast and painless way to ace your IV Therapy course Are you an aspiring nurse, nurse practitioner, or physician's assistant struggling with IV therapy? Help is here! IV Therapy For Dummies tracks to a typical IV therapy course and gives you current, easy-to-follow guidance on everything you'll encounter in class, such as delivery methods, flow rates, legal issues, profession standards, and documentation. IV Therapy For Dummies also discusses the necessary components of peripheral and central ...
Managing Anxiety with CBT For Dummies
Managing Anxiety with CBT For Dummies
by Graham C. Davey, Kate Cavanagh, Fergal Jones, Lydia Turner, Adrian Whittington

Don't panic! Combat your worries and minimize anxiety with CBT! Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) is a hugely popular self-help technique, which teaches you to break free from destructive or negative behaviors and make positive changes to both your thoughts and your actions. This practical guide to managing anxiety with CBT will help you understand your anxiety, identify solutions to your problems, and maintain your gains and avoid relapse. Managing Anxiety with CBT For Dummies is a practical ...

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