By Amy Stockwell Mercer
Of the 17 million american citizens who've diabetes, nearly 9.3 of that quantity are ladies. And it seems that variety of girls with diabetes is expanding every year. Diabetes is especially tricky for girls largely as a result hormonal alterations linked to the menstrual cycle, adjustments that impact blood sugar degrees. thus ladies with diabetes have greater charges of chest ache, center assault, heart affliction and stroke. and ladies with diabetes face unique challenges.
The Smart Woman's consultant to Diabetes presents suggestion, tips, and learn from a various neighborhood of ladies residing with diabetes. It offers functional perception and references for the optimum administration of diabetes from girls dwelling with the illness in addition to medical professionals, nurses, nutritionists, and educators. own anecdotes from approximately 100 girls through the ebook exhibit either the great and the undesirable of dwelling with diabetes, together with the disappointment, feel of disgrace, experience of isolation in addition to the capability for power and the chance for development.
The Smart Woman's advisor to Diabetes helps you to comprehend that you're not on my own yet quite it'll make you are feeling such as you are sitting on your favourite espresso store together with your pals who percentage an analogous disease.
Special gains of Smart Woman's consultant to Diabetes include:
- Personal anecdotes on a large choice of issues are in each bankruptcy
- Authentic suggestion from ladies residing with diabetes
- Expert information from lady endocrinologists, educators, and nutritionists who're additionally dwelling with diabetes
- Comprehensive in scope this books examines the entire demanding situations and concerns ladies with diabetes face
- Research and statistics are supplied for every subject
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N It is important that you wear some form of medical identification (bracelet or necklace) to alert others that you have diabetes and use insulin. This could save your life if you have an accident and are unconscious. The medical rescue team will alert others that you have diabetes and may need sugar or insulin. n Don’t leave BG meters, test strips, or insulin in the car. Changes in temperature can damage them. 3 Source: Joslin Diabetes Center. 42 The Smart Woman’s Guide to Diabetes DRINKING Drinking is another stage in an adolescent’s life that can be further complicated with diabetes.
I go out for a nice dinner and a glass of very good red wine. But usually, I wake up in the morning thankful for another day of sunshine or rain. General Advice to Women Newly Diagnosed n Take it one day at a time. Diabetes is real, don’t deny it but learn all that you can. n Diabetes doesn’t mean your life has to be a prison sentence. You can manage the disease and still enjoy your life and be a free spirit! n Remember that you can still do everything that you have always done, just in a healthier way.
People like to be needed and to be asked for help. Family: Diabetes is a disease that can affect the whole family from food choices to eating out to helping with low blood sugar. Discussions Chapter 1:â•… Diagnosis 23 with family members will be different than discussions with friends and coworkers. n Share/suggest a reading material. n Bring the family to doctor appointments so they can learn from someone other than you and ask questions. n In the book, When You’re a Parent with Diabetes, Kathryn Â�Gregorio Palmer (2006) says simply, “Honest statements work best when telling younger children.
The Smart Woman's Guide to Diabetes by Amy Stockwell Mercer