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In the ongoing search for worthwhile reads, don’t forget the following page-turners about our Special Edition topic of Diabetes:

The Diabetes Reset

Workman Publishing

Based on the most cutting-edge research, “The Diabetes Reset” translates the latest findings into a plan that will let readers avoid, control and even reverse Type 2 diabetes. Written by George King, MD, research director and chief science officer at Harvard’s Joslin Diabetes Center, and Royce Flippin, a health and medical writer, the book details why losing only 5% of body weight makes a life-changing difference. It also explains how a good night’s sleep can significantly lower blood glucose levels and why sleep deprivation works in reverse. It also disentangles carbohydrate confusion, reveals how to decrease the body’s inflammatory response and explains the importance of moderate exercise.

• The rural Asian diet eating plan: Cut your fat intake in half and double your fiber
• Reduce your body weight by 5% to 7%
• Increase your muscles’ glucose-absorbing ability through aerobic exercise and strength training
• Activate your brown fat: Why not all fat is bad for you
• Become an inflammation fighter
• Get 7 to 8 hours of high-quality sleep every night
• Reduce stress and manage your mental health
• Boost your own natural antioxidants

Practical Insulin, Fourth Edition

American Diabetes Association

“Practical Insulin, A Handbook for Prescribing Providers,” a completely revised Fourth Edition, provides the knowledge and data you need for initiating and maintaining insulin therapy in patients with Type 1 or Type 2 diabetes. In this 6- by 9-inch softcover handbook you can quickly find updated, reliable information on the following topics:

  • Available insulin products, including inhalable products
  • Delivery methods
  • Injection regimens
  • Barriers to efficacy
  • Calculating total insulin dose, insulin-to-carbohydrate ratio and correction dose
  • Therapy for Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes

Diabetes Case Studies: Real Problems, Practical Solutions

American Diabetes Association

The book “Diabetes Case Studies: Real Problems, Practical Solutions,” compiled and edited by Boris Draznin, MD, PhD, gives healthcare professionals a chance to learn from diabetes therapy colleagues as they approach dilemmas in diabetes care and elevate patient care. Draznin is director of the adult diabetes program at the University of Colorado School of Medicine in Aurora.

Leading diabetologists from around the world discuss more than 100 challenging cases from their practices. They also explain the problems they faced and the solutions they used to solve diagnostic and therapeutic dilemmas in this 416-page softcover. Sample chapters include “A Case of Diabetic Myonecrosis,” “A Case of Stiff Person Syndrome in a Patient with Type 1 Diabetes” and “Somnambulism Caused by Nocturnal Hypoglycemia.”

 

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Special Topics Editor Deborah Filipek develops and edits content for OnCourse Learning’s Nurse.com blog, which covers news, trends and features relevant to nurses. She has more than 25 years of writing and editing experience, having previously worked for weekly newspapers and ad agencies in the Chicagoland area.

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