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Coping with Diabetes for Teens

Information for teens to help them understand and manage their diabetes.

In this book, you’ll read case studies of people living with diabetes and follow the diagnoses, medical interventions, and lifestyle changes that help bring the disease under control. You’ll learn about the history of the disease and factors driving its increased prevalence. And you’ll discover what the risk factors and treatment options are so you and your friends and family can avoid contracting diabetes and support those who do have it.

This informative book will answer questions about diabetes: what it is and what it does to the body, how glucose and insulin work, why not every diabetic has to inject insulin, how a healthy diet and exercise can help people avoid Type 2 diabetes, and how amazing advances in treatment may someday make insulin injections a thing of the past.

Valuable tips, tricks, and advice from a veteran young adult with Type 1 diabetes. Whether it is managing mood swings, hormones, or blood sugar levels, Highs & Lows of Type 1 Diabetes is the ultimate teenager’s and young adult’s handbook for surviving, thriving, and flourishing with T1D during one of the most terrifying, yet exciting, phases of your life.

Addresses the growing issue of diabetes, providing information about the symptoms, how it is diagnosed, how it is treated, and how it can be prevented.

Living with Diabetes features fictional narratives paired with firsthand advice from a medical expert to help preteens and teenagers feel prepared for dealing with diabetes during adolescence. Topics include causes and risk factors, treatment and management, diet and nutrition, potential complications, dealing with social issues, and resources and support.

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