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Diabetes is called the "silent killer" because if undetected, it increases the risk for a wide variety of health problems, including heart disease. The following resources offer more information about diabetes.
Published by the American Diabetes Association, this book gives expert tips for taking control of your diabetes.
As Canada's ultimate diabetes resource, this helpful guide is revised and updated with the latest guideines from the Canadian Diabetes Association.
This new edition of the meal-planning bestseller includes the latest recommendations from the American Diabetes Association.
Local Organizations
Canadian Diabetes Association - York Region Branch
235 Yorkland Blvd, Suite 200
Phone: 416.408.7146
CDA York Region - Type 1 Diabetes Support Group
171 Major Mackenzie Drive West
Richmond Hill
Phone: 416.788.3521
Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation
7100 Woodbine Ave., Suite 311
Markham L3R 5J2
Phone: 905.944.8700
Mackenzie Health Diabetes Education Centre
955 Major Mackenzie Dr #340
Vaughan L6A 4P9
Phone: 905.832.8070
Don't let diabetes slow you down. Whether you're a recreational exerciser or a competitive athlete, the Diabetic Athlete's Handbook has the training and performance advice you need to remain active and at the top of your game.
Revised and updated guide to achieving normal blood sugars.
There are over 2 million Canadians with diabetes and even more at risk of developing the disease. And unfortunately, many of them do not get enough exercise. Study after study has shown that exercise can lower blood glucose, blood pressure, and cholesterol. It reduces the risk of heart disease (the number one killer of diabetics), relieves stress, and strengthens the heart, muscles, and bones. Exercise also improves blood circulation and keeps joints flexible.
Outsmart Diabetes 123  (616.462 Out)
an innovative 3-step plan for achieving optimal diabetes control.
Written with the layperson in mind, this book details factors such as the difference between type 1 and type 2 diabetes, the five major symptoms, common complications associated with the disease, risk factors, and preventive measures.
Stop Diabetes Now  (616.462 Cef)
"a groundbreaking program for controlling your disease and staying healthy."
gives you the tools you need to improve your diabetes care and yourself.
the author presents the latest medical findings on what causes diabetes, available treatments and the dietary implications of the disease.
The Book Of Better  (616.462 Eic)
This book is full of ways to make your life better if you are living with diabetes.
The Diabetes Cure  (616.462 Fle)
The 5-step plan to eliminate hunger, lose weight, and reverse diabetes - for good!
The Fight To Survive  (618.92462 Cox)
"a young girl, diabetes, and the discovery of insulin."
Thriving With Diabetes  (616.46206 Ros)
Learn how to take charge of your body to balance your sugars and improve your lifelong health.
This book gives the basic information needed to understand what type 2 diabetes is, how to recognise it and how to manage it.
Tips, techniques, and practical advice for living well with diabetes.
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