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Guide To Diabetes
The following is a list of books on diabetes. It includes a section on type 1 diabetes, which is more commonly diagnosed in children or young adults. There is a list of general books on diabetes with relevant resources for all those with the condition - including books on diabetic recipes, how to control blood sugar levels, and guides for those who have just received a diabetes diagnosis. We also provide the names of some books on alternative treatments and natural remedies. If you have recently been diagnosed with prediabetes, you may find the books on how to prevent full-blown diabetes useful. If you have children with the disease, take a look at our special section on kids books.
Type 1 Diabetes
Causes of diabetes: From genetics to cold weather and cow's milk.
Diabetes facts: Statistics on prevalence, costs and death rate.
Diabetes resources: List of useful organizations.
Guide to buying glucose monitors: How to buy the right glucometer.
50 Secrets of the Longest Living People with Diabetes (Marlowe Diabetes Library) by Sheri R. Colberg and Steven V. Edelman (2008).
Diabetic Athlete's Handbook by Sheri Colberg (2008).
Medical Management of Type 1 Diabetes by American Diabetes Association and Francine R. Kaufman M.D. (2008). See, diabetes treatment.
Type 1 Diabetes For Dummies by Alan L. Rubin M.D. (2008).
Type 1 Diabetes for People Who Don't Have It by Lisa Powell (2010).
Type 1 Diabetes in Children, Adolescents and Young Adults (Class Health) by Ragnar Hanas (2009).
Symptoms of diabetes: How to recognize the signs.
50 Diabetes Myths That Can Ruin Your Life: And the 50 Diabetes Truths That Can Save It by Riva Greenberg (2009).
61 Natural Remedies For Diabetes: Home Remedies Wisdom, Volume 1 by Sydney Johnston (2012).
American Diabetes Association Complete Guide to Diabetes: The Ultimate Home Reference from the Diabetes Experts (2011).
Ampalaya: Nature's Remedy for Type 1 And Type 2 Diabetes by Frank Murray (2006).
Biggest Book of Diabetic Recipes: More than 350 Great-Tasting Recipes for Living Well with Diabetes (Better Homes & Gardens by Kristi M. Thomas (2005).
Complete Guide to Carb Counting: How to Take the Mystery Out of Carb Counting and Improve Your Blood Glucose Control by Hope S. Warshaw R.D. and Karmeen Kulkarni M.S. (2011).
Diabetes Diet: The 101 Best Diabetic Foods by Health Research Staff (2012).
Diabetes For Dummies, Mini Edition by Alan L. Rubin (2010).
Diabetes and Pregnancy: A Guide to a Healthy Pregnancy for Women with Type 1, Type 2, or Gestational Diabetes by David A. Sacks (2011). Read, gestational diabetes.
Diabetes Without Drugs: The 5-Step Program to Control Blood Sugar Naturally and Prevent Diabetes Complications by Suzy Cohen R.Ph (2010).
Do's and Don'ts of Hypoglycemia: An Everyday Guide to Low Blood Sugar by Roberta Ruggiero (2003).
Dr. Bernstein's Diabetes Solution: The Complete Guide to Achieving Normal Blood Sugars by Richard K. Bernstein (2011).
Dr. Neal Barnard's Program for Reversing Diabetes: The Scientifically Proven System for Reversing Diabetes without Drugs by Neal D. Barnard (2008).
Hypoglycemia For Dummies by James Chow M.D. and Cheryl Chow (2007).
Insulin Pumps and Continuous Glucose Monitoring: A User's Guide to Effective Diabetes Management by Francine Ratner Kaufman (2012). See, glucose monitors.
I'm A Diabetic: What's To Eat? (Type 2 Diabetes Help And Advice) by Beverleigh H. Piepers (2012).
The Blood Sugar Solution: The UltraHealthy Program for Losing Weight, Preventing Disease, and Feeling Great Now! by Mark Hyman M.D. (2012).
The Diabetes Miracle: 3 Simple Steps to Prevent and Control Diabetes and Regain Your Health by Diane Kress (2012).
The First Year: Type 2 Diabetes: An Essential Guide for the Newly Diagnosed by Gretchen Becker and Allison B. Goldfine (2006).
The Mayo Clinic Diabetes Diet by Mayo Clinic (2011).
The Metabolic Syndrome Program: How to Lose Weight, Beat Heart Disease, Stop Insulin Resistance and More by Karlene Karst (2006). See Metabolic Syndrome.
The Official Pocket Guide to Diabetic Exchanges: Choose Your Foods by ADA American Diabetes Association (2011).
The Starvation Treatment of Diabetes by Rena Sarah (2012).
There Is a Cure for Diabetes: The Tree of Life 21-Day+ Program by Gabriel Cousens (2008).
Think Like a Pancreas: A Practical Guide to Managing Diabetes with Insulin-Completely Revised and Updated by Gary Scheiner (2012).
What Do I Eat Now?: A Step-by-Step Guide to Eating Right with Type 2 Diabetes by M.S. Patti Geil and R.D. Tami A. Ross R.D. (2009).
Your First Year with Diabetes: What To Do, Month by Month by Theresa Garnero (2008).
Conquer Diabetes and Prediabetes: The Low-Carb Mediterranean Diet by Steve Parker (2011).
Prediabetes For Dummies by Alan L. Rubin M.D. (2009).
Prediabetes: What You Need to Know to Keep Diabetes Away (Marlowe Diabetes Library) by Gretchen Becker and M.D. Allison B. Goldfine M.D. (2004)
Stop Prediabetes Now: The Ultimate Plan to Lose Weight and Prevent Diabetes by Jack Challem and Ron Hunninghake M.D. (2009).
The Complete Diabetes Prevention Plan: A Guide to Understanding the Emerging Epidemic of Prediabetes and Halting Its Pr by Sandra Woodruff and Christopher Saudek (2005). Read, diabetes prevention.
The Everything Guide to Managing and Reversing Pre-Diabetes: Your complete plan for preventing the onset of Diabetes by Gretchen Scalpi (2011).
The Insulin-Resistance Diet-Revised and Updated: How to Turn Off Your Body's Fat-Making Machine by Cheryle Hart and Mary Kay Grossman (2007).
Kids And Teenagers
Insulin pens: A more popular choice for children.
100 Questions & Answers About Your Child's Type 1 Diabetes by Elizabeth S. Platt, Jerrold S. Olshan and MaryAnn Waterman (2011).
487 Really Cool Tips for Kids with Diabetes by Bo Loy and Spike Loy (2004).
America's Best Cookbook for Kids with Diabetes by Colleen Bartley (2005).
In Control: A Guide for Teens with Diabetes (Juvenile Diabetes Foundation Library) by Jean Betschart-Roemer and Susan Thom (1995).
KiDS FiRST Diabetes Second: tips for parenting a child with type 1 diabetes by Leighann Calentine and Robin Porter (2012).
Jacob's Journey, Living with Type 1 Diabetes by Mrs. Deanna Kleiman, Ms. Kirsten Brieger and Proceeds from the sale of this book will go to Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (2012).
No Added Sugar - growing up with type 1 diabetes by Fibi Ward (2009).
Taking Diabetes to School (Special Kids in Schools Series) by Kim Gosselin and Moss Freedman (2004).
The Bravest Girl in School- A story about Diabetes and taking insulin for young kids by Kate Gaynor and Aileen Murphy (2008).
Type 1 Teens: A Guide to Managing Your Diabetes by Korey K., Ph.D. Hood and Bryan Ische (2010).