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Diabetes at 14: Choosing Tighter Control for an Active Life Bill Melluish

Diabetes at 14: Choosing Tighter Control for an Active Life

Published August 1st 2001
ISBN : 9780942256123
Paperback
167 pages
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 About the Book 

Diagnosed with insulin-dependent diabetes as a teenager, Bill Melluish worked through the challenges and struggles he faced with maturity and a positive attitude to gain control over his life. Now in college, this active athlete and musician keeps aMoreDiagnosed with insulin-dependent diabetes as a teenager, Bill Melluish worked through the challenges and struggles he faced with maturity and a positive attitude to gain control over his life. Now in college, this active athlete and musician keeps a busy schedule. He wrote Diabetes at 14: Choosing Tighter Control for an Active Life to show other teenagers with diabetes that they can control their disease and enjoy an improved quality of life by developing their own management system. Here are some of the questions Bill answers in Diabetes at 14 What made me think something was wrong?What is Type I insulin-dependent diabetes?What does it feel like to have a high blood sugar level?How do I measure blood sugar?What is hypoglycemia, or low blood sugar?Why should I vary my insulin injection sites?How does taking different kinds of insulin daily give me more freedom?What should I consider as I plan my food intake to match my activity? andWhy is it important that my friends and teachers know that I have diabetes?