Parents and Adults Books


The Joslin Guide to Diabetes

An authoritative, comprehensive, and up-to-date guide for those who have diabetes furnishes a manual of expertise, advice, and techniques developed at the Joslin Clinic to help patients manage the disease. Original. 20,000 first printing.

The Secrets of Living and Loving with Diabetes

This book discusses, with humor and openness, the most intimate issues that individuals need to know about diabetes.

The Smart Woman’s Guide to Diabetes

The Smart Woman’s Guide to Diabetes provides advice, tips, and research from a diverse community of women living with diabetes. It provides practical insight and references for the optimal management of diabetes from women living with the disease as well as doctors, nurses, nutritionists, and educators. Personal anecdotes from nearly one hundred women throughout the book reveal both the good and the bad of living with diabetes, including the frustration, sense of shame, sense of isolation as well as the capacity for strength and the opportunity for growth.

The Sugarless Plum: A Ballerina’s Triumph Over Diabetes

It started as the perfect story. Zippora Karz was a member of the famed New York City Ballet by the age of eighteen. By twenty she was starring as the Sugar Plum Fairy in The Nutcracker, dancing roles created by Jerome Robbins, and traveling the world. It was the stuff dreams are made of until, at age twenty-one, Karz was diagnosed with diabetes.

The Sun, The Rain, and The Insulin: Growing Up With Diabetes

Here is a special book inviting the reader to experience the challenges of growing up with diabetes. It is not a diabetes manual. Though filled with information on diabetes, it reads like a novel. Six families with diabetes come alive through the sensitive and humorous writings of Dr. Joan MacCracken. We find ourselves drawn to their story.

The Ten Keys to Helping Your Child Grow Up With Diabetes

For a child living with diabetes there are a wide range of issues beyond nutrition and medication. There are also significant emotional, psychological, and social factors. In the second edition of this popular book, noted pediatric psychologist Tim Wysocki, PhD explores these critical issues and gives parents ways to better address them.

The Type 1 Diabetes Self-Care Manual: A Complete Guide to Type 1 Diabetes Across the Lifespan

The Type 1 Diabetes Self-Care Manual: A Complete Guide to Type 1 Diabetes Across the Lifespan for People with Diabetes, Parents, and Caregivers offers practical, evidence-based and common sense help for people with type 1 diabetes and their caregivers. For the close to 1.5 million people with type 1 diabetes in the United States alone and their family and friends, this book will help them understand the effects of type 1 diabetes, not just when diagnosed, but throughout their lifespan. Dr. Jamie Wood and Dr. Anne Peters, two of the most respected and sought-after endocrinologists, provide an easy-to-follow narrative on all aspects of the disease. The Type 1 Diabetes Self-Care Manual will be the go-to reference for everyone touched by type 1 diabetes.

The Unofficial Guide to Living with Diabetes

This indispensable guide features all the latest developments associated with this condition, so that diabetics are able to stay in control of their lives.

Think Like a Pancreas, Third Edition

With detailed information on new medications and technologies — both apps and devices — surrounding insulin, as well as new injection devices, and dietary recommendations, Think Like a Pancreas is the insulin user’s go-to guide.

Type 1 Diabetes and Babysitting

Type 1 Diabetes and Babysitting: A Parent’s Toolkit gives you the ability to fill in specific information about your child and thoroughly train your caregiver.

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