Parents and Adults Books


Breakthrough: Elizabeth Hughes, the Discovery of Insulin, and the Making of a Medical Miracle

Relive the heartwarming true story of the discovery of insulin as it’s never been told before. Written with authentic detail and suspense, and featuring walk-ons by William Howard Taft, Woodrow Wilson, and Eli Lilly himself, among many others.

Bright Spots and Landmines: The Diabetes Guide I Wish Someone Had Handed Me

Adam Brown’s acclaimed diaTribe column, Adam’s Corner, has brought life-transforming diabetes tips to over 1 million people since 2013. In this highly actionable guide, he shares the food, mindset, exercise, and sleep strategies that have had the biggest positive impact on his diabetes – and hopefully yours too!

Celiac Disease: A Hidden Epidemic

The definitive book on celiac disease, one of the most common and underdiagnosed autoimmune diseases in America, available in paperback for the first time.

Cheating Destiny

The best-selling author of Hurricane: The Miraculous Journey of Rubin Carter offers a thought-provoking look at living with the disease that is becoming America’s fastest-growing epidemic, revealing his own bout with Type 1 diabetes, the science behind the disease, and the skyrocketing impact of diabetes on the American economy and society.

Clinical Management of the Child and Teenager with Diabetes

Written by a Johns Hopkins pediatric endocrinologist and an award-winning medical writer, Clinical Management of the Child and Teenager with Diabetes is a comprehensive and accessible clinical guide to the modern medical management of Type 1 diabetes.

Converging Hope: 67 Years Surviving Diabetes

The author of the book vividly describes a true story of personally living with type 1 diabetes since 1938. The seventy-four-year-old diabetic professor depicts sixty-seven years combating the challenging disease.

Dare to Dream: Flying Solo With Diabetes

“Dare To Dream – Flying Solo With Diabetes; Around The World in 159 Days” is an inspirational memoir by Douglas Cairns who carried out an extremely brave feat of flying around the world at the controls of a light aircraft with type 1 diabetes.


Experts now predict that more than one-third of American children born in 2000 will develop diabetes in their lifetime. Written by one of the world’s leading authorities on the link between obesity and diabetes, this passionate, frightening–but ultimately hopeful–book points the way to a solution.

DIABETease: A lighter look at the serious subject of diabetes

DIABETease is a book of humorous illustrations, which inject a little fun into the otherwise serious side of diabetes.

Diabetes Burnout: What To Do When You Can’t Take It Anymore

Living with diabetes is hard. It’s easy to get discouraged, frustrated, and burned out. Here’s an author that understands the emotional rollercoaster and gives you the tools you need to keep from being overwhelmed, addressing such issues as dealing with friends and family, and how you can better handle the stress for better health. Written with compassion and a sprinkle of humor.

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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