Parents and Adults Books


101 Tips for Raising Healthy Kids with Diabetes

Parents of toddlers and teens with type 1 and 2 diabetes get tips from diabetes educators to help their children eat right and live healthy. Straightforward Q&A format answers questions from nutrition to medication.

28 Days to Diabetes Control!

Provides diabetics with a practical, specific program to help them lower blood sugar, improve health and reduce risk of diabetes.

50 Diabetes Myths That Can Ruin Your Life and the 50 Diabetes Truths That Can Save It

This one-stop information spot for diabetes management dispels the most common diabetes myths and shares critical info on prevention, nutrition, medication, insulin and more.

50 Secrets of the Longest Living People with Diabetes

Whether you have type 1 or type 2 diabetes, you have the ability to improve the quality and length of your life through physical activity, a positive mental outlook, and certain diabetes tools and medications. Now, the longest living people with type 1 and type 2 diabetes share the secrets that have helped them achieve longevity and wellness.

A Child in Your Care has Diabetes, 3rd Edition

This book is in SPANISH and ENGLISH. This book will help people to better understand and manage important information about diabetes. More importantly, it will help the individuals involved in the life of a child with diabetes: learn to identify dangerous situations and provide them with the simple instructions necessary to handle an emergency quickly and safely.

A Field Guide to Type 1 Diabetes

As it always pays to be prepared before beginning a journey, it also pays for people with diabetes to be prepared before they start each day. In true Field Guide fashion, this book boils down vital information for readers into short sections and checklists of their necessities, what they need to do, and what to take with them on the course of their day.

A First Book for Understanding Diabetes

If you’re new to diabetes and are not quite ready for the famous Understanding Diabetes book, then A First Book for Understanding Diabetes is the perfect book for you. Written by Brigitte I. Frohnert, MD, PhD & H. Peter Chase, MD, A First Book for Understanding Diabetes is a synopsis of the larger book and contains everything you need to help you through the challenges of being newly diagnosed and up to speed on your own diabetes care. The latest edition includes material on insulin pumps, continuous glucose monitors, the latest researching including the artificial pancreas, diabetes in school, and tips for grandparents and sitters. The text is exceptionally easy to understand, the diagrams and drawings help explain things, and at $18 (plus $5 shipping) it’s so inexpensive that everyone should have a copy.

Actually, I Can.: Growing Up with Type 1 Diabetes, A Story of Unexpected Empowerment

Morgan was diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes at 6 years old — but that didn’t stop her! In this informative memoir, she looks back at her life and shares her experiences to help others who’ve been diagnosed, and their families, to understand everything from the gadgets to the legislation, the joy and the frustrations. Morgan has dedicated her life to the advocacy and education of her disease.

Automated Insulin Delivery by Dana M Lewis

Automated Insulin Delivery

Automated insulin delivery goes by many names: hybrid or full closed loop; artificial pancreas system (APS); “looping” and more. They are not all the same, though. You have choices, ranging from the type of pump body and CGM you want to use, to the algorithm and controller, to the interoperability and remote monitoring options, and more. Like switching from multiple daily injections to an insulin pump, switching from manual diabetes to automated insulin delivery has a learning curve. It’s certainly one you can tackle. After all, you’re already tackling type 1 diabetes!

Balancing Diabetes: Conversations about finding happiness and living well

In Balancing Diabetes, diabetes online community blogger Kerri Sparling compiles strategies used by people with diabetes and their caregivers to bring that elusive balance into their lives. Whether adult or child, type 1 or type 2, spouse or caregiver, male or female, people in the diabetes world will find themselves in this book and be inspired by the commonality of that continuing search for balance.

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Books for Kids and Teens
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Books for Parents and Adults
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Books about Food and Nutrition