Recommended Books


My Pancreas Needs Glasses

My Pancreas Needs Glasses is a fun and warm-hearted story about two brothers discovering that there are many people in the world that are challenged with illness, physical limitations, and other health related conditions – and how they are really no different when it comes to living full and happy lives.

My Sister Has Diabetes and How That Makes Me Feel

My name is Grace Rooney, and when I was two years old, my older sister, Paige, got diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes. At the time, there were many resources for Paige and my parents, but nothing for me. When I was six, I wrote this book. I am now 19 and have published it to support other siblings of kids with diabetes. I’d love to hear from you.

Needles: A Memoir of Growing Up With Diabetes

Emotionally charged, tragic, but in the end hopeful, Dominick tells how she found the courage to embrace love and hope in the face of fear, and to live with a disease that has taken so much from her.

Practical CGM

Using a plain-language approach and distilling content to concise, practical tips and techniques, Scheiner has created a guide that will help practitioners optimize patient use of CGM systems and, ultimately, improve glucose control and patient health outcomes.

Practical Psychology for Diabetes Clinicians, 2nd Edition

Improve the outcomes of your diabetes treatment with the resource that covers hard-to-find topics such as empowerment, female eating disorders, and minority patients. Leading behavioral scientists have taken their findings on the latest behavioral information for diabetes management and translated them into practical guidelines.

Pumping Insulin

Pumping Insulin gives a complete guide for achieving excellent glucoses on a smart insulin pump and CGM. Pump users and health professionals will benefit from comprehensive, and easy-to-use information on bolus calculators, settings, infusion sets, and data. Get the most out of your pump!

Raising Teens with Diabetes: A Survival Guide for Parents

The teen years with diabetes on board are a challenging time for parents and anyone who cares about a child with diabetes. Raising Teens with Diabetes: A Survival Guide for Parents, by well-known diabetes mom, author, and advocate Moira McCarthy, is a no-nonsense, honest approach at not just surviving but thriving in those years, from a mom who has been there.

Real-Life Guide to Diabetes

Here’s everything you need to know about diabetes in a one-of-a-kind book packed with information you won’t find anywhere else. Using an easy-to-search format, Real-Life Guide to Diabetes lets you find the answers to your most pressing questions quickly and easily. Other books give you complex systems to manage your diabetes, but those rarely work in real life – it’s time for a more realistic approach.

Sweet Kids: How to Balance Diabetes Control & Good Nutrition with Family Peace, Second Edition

Offers parents advice on helping their diabetic children, and discusses diet, meal planning, snacks, low blood sugar, sports, and child development

Taking Control of Your Diabetes, 5th Edition

This 5th edition of Taking Control of Your Diabetes is a comprehensive book for people with diabetes and their loved ones. With practical information and advice, author Steven Edelman, MD, arms you with the knowledge you need to more effectively manage your diabetes and feel a little lighter and brighter in the process.

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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