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Coping with Diabetes : A Day to Day Struggle

By Jacob, Frederick , Fontanilla

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Title: Coping with Diabetes : A Day to Day Struggle  
Author: Jacob, Frederick , Fontanilla
Language: English
Subject: Non Fiction, Medicine, Diabetes
Collections: Authors Community, Medicine
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Unknown to most people, Diabetes is not just a single disease but rather a group of complex diseases which have stemmed from various causes resulting in people having an above average blood glucose count or more commonly know as hyperglycemia. Diabetes affects all gender and age groups and is very common among people with a prolonged medical history of high blood pressure, heart ailments and kidney problems among others. Besides adults, children are also affected with this disease which clearly states that Diabetes itself may not only be a matter of eating the wrong diet, but may even be caused by hereditary genes that may be a sign of receive genetically traits passed on from one generation to the next and being triggered by the simple reason as indulging in a bad dietary habit or even an onset of some diseases.

Diabetes is not a curable disease but it is a disease which you can control without controlling you the other way around. This self-help book will guide you through all the different aspects of this dreaded disease and help set your way in fighting it through proper diet, exercise, meal preparations and most important of all, the loving support of all the people around you since the battle against this disease can not be taken upon single handed as it is a supportive endeavor on the part of your family and friends as well.

Sometimes, over complacency may get the best of most of us, particularly those who resolve themselves for not feeling anything that may give them the urge to visit a doctor unless they feel that there is something wrong with them, which in most cases may be a little bit too late for preventive medications. Over time, high blood glucose level damages nerves and blood vessels, leading to complications such as heart disease, stroke, kidney disease, blindness, dental disease, and amputations. Other complications of diabetes may include increased susceptibility to other diseases, loss of mobility with aging, depression, and pregnancy problems. No one is certain what starts the processes that cause diabetes, but scientists believe genes and environmental factors interact to cause diabetes in most cases. There are two types of Diabetes that are prevalent among people today, which is type 1 and type 2 Diabetes along with a third type which is called gestational diabetes that occurs during pregnancy. Other uncategorized Diabetes are usually caused through genetic inheritance, diseases that cause the pancreas to produce an insufficient supply of insulin, diseases caused by prolonged use of drugs or over exposure to chemically detrimental substances and natural diseases which may affect the body's immune system.

Table of Contents
Chapter 1: Causes of Diabetes: Maintaining a Well Balanced Diet Chapter 2: Sweet Temptations: How to Balance Your Blood Sugar Chapter 3: It's All in the Mind: Self Realization and Self Denial Chapter 4: The Beginning of Something New Chapter 5: Beating the Odds: Winning Over Your Fear Chapter 6: Controlling Diabetes the Natural Way


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