How to Make the Best Choices About Your Health Finally, a bookabout diabetes that you'll actually want to read! This helpful andhighly readable guide explains everything you need to know to getyou through the teen years. Straightforward and current, thisone-of-a-kind book tackles the issues and answers the questions youmay face, including:
* Is it time for me to handle more of my diabetes care?
* What can I do about mood changes?
* What about junk food or fast food?
* When should I tell my boyfriend or girlfriend about mydiabetes?
* Does diabetes affect my sexuality?
* How do I choose, talk to, and negotiate with my medicalteam?
"Practical, meaningful, and highly enjoyable. There are not manybooks out there for teenagers with diabetes. In Control fills a gapand really meets that need." JoAnn Ahern, RN, MSN, CDE PediatricDiabetes Clinical Nurse Specialist, Yale University * Books to Funda Cure * A portion of this book's proceeds will go to the JuvenileDiabetes Foundation International, a not-for-profit voluntaryhealth agency, whose primary objective is to support and fundresearch to find the cause, cure, treatment, and prevention ofdiabetes and its complications. Juvenile Diabetes FoundationLibrary Illustrator P.S. Mueller's cartoons appear in more than 30major city weekly newspapers throughout the country and in suchmagazines as Harper's, Health, The Esquire Gentleman, Hippocrates,and The Utne Reader.
About the Author
Jean Betschart-Roemer is the author of In Control: A Guide for Teens with Diabetes, published by Wiley.
Susan Thom is the author of In Control: A Guide for Teens with Diabetes, published by Wiley.
Table of Contents
You: Leading the Way.
Real Food for Real Teens.
Tightening Up Control.
Things That Get in the Way.
Sexuality and Birth Control.
Friends, Dating, and Marriage.
On Your Own.
This, That, and Other Stuff.
Smoothing the Way.
Making Friends with Your Diabetes Team.