13 Books That Can Help You Live Better With Diabetes
One of the untold secrets to thriving as a person with diabetes is to never stop learning, never stop studying yourself and your habits, and never stop trying to gain a better understanding of how your own body works and what it needs.
Whether you have type 1 diabetes and are juggling taking doses of insulin with counting carbohydrates, or have type 2 diabetes and are either taking no medication or managing some combination of insulin and oral medication, there is always more to learn.
But it’s not just about following a diabetes-friendly diet, or just about taking insulin, or just about getting enough exercise and losing weight — indeed, if you have diabetes, you already know that living with this disease is so much more complicated than that.
In my pursuit to better understand and demystify many aspects of diabetes (I’ve lived with type 1 since 1999), I couldn’t help but write a few books myself:
Dealing With Diabetes Burnout: How to Recharge and Get Back on Track When You Feel Frustrated and Overwhelmed Living With Diabetes
I’ve researched and written on many aspects of diabetes, so you could say I’m pretty particular when it comes to recommending other books. Only the best!
To point you in the right direction of other great resources, I’ve compiled a list of what I believe are must-read diabetes books for anyone seeking advice on diet, emotional health, medication management, and more.
Best Books for Day-to-Day Blood Sugar Management
by Gary Scheiner, CDE
This book should be handed to everyone the moment they are diagnosed. While it speaks largely to those Continue reading