Explaining DiabetesBook - 2010
The Explaining... series looks at a range of conditions, illnesses, and disabilities that affect children and adults all over the world. The books explain why they occur, how they are diagnosed, how they affect people, and how they can be treated. Case studies illustrate how it feels to have an illness or disability and how children and adults manage their conditions and live full and happy lives. Diabetes is a condition that means people's bodies are unable to control the amount of glucose in their blood. Diabetics have to learn to control their blood glucose level by testing it regularly and taking insulin injections or tablets. This becomes part of their daily routine. Learn how people with diabetes manage the condition in their everyday lives and how medical advances are improving the outlook for people with the condition. Book jacket.
Publisher: Mankato, Minn. : Smart Apple Media, c2010.
Characteristics: 45 p. :,col. ill. ;,28 cm.
Alternative Title: Diabetes
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