There are a number of diabetes books on the market, and choosing the right one will depend on how long you have been diagnosed for, what you need to know about, and how much you are willing to spend.
Books for diabetes include diabetes diet books, diabetes cook books/diabetes recipe books, and diabetes reference books.
A number of niche diabetes books also exist, including diabetes books for children and books about diabetic complications.
This section provides a range of book reviews to help you in your diabetes book choices. Book reviews are added on a weekly basis.
The best self-help books educate you about a condition – and empower you to do something about it. Combine this with delicious recipes from around the world and you have Dr David Cavan’s new book.
Written by Dr David Cava, currently Director of Policy at the IDF, Reverse Your Diabetes: The Step-by-Step Plan to Take Control of Type 2 Diabetes talks about carb intake, redefining the 5-a-day policy, how to make lifestyle changes that can be kept and blood glucose testing and control.
Carbs & Cals: Visual Guide to Carbohydrate & Calorie Counting for People with Diabetes is a highly recommended read.
The 30 Day Diabetes Cure is helpful and could help all diabetics to have good glucose control and avoid complications.
A lavishly illustrated and welcome recipe book that has recipes tailored to be lower fat and lower GI.
TV chef Anthony Worrall Thompson teams up with consultant nutritionist Azmina Govindji in association with Diabetes UK.
Recipes are split into just over 40 recipes for weight management, with the other recipes designed for weight loss.
The Gastric mind Band explores and expands this idea by helping the reader to recognise their own attitudes to eating.
The book will make for encouraging reading for those who are also bringing up a child who has diabetes.
Stop Prediabetes Now may come across at first glance as something of a call to arms but that couldn’t be further from the truth.
Diabetes – The Essential Guide reflects the rise in the number of people who are being diagnosed with diabetes.
Described by The Times as a ‘jaunty’ read, Joe’s Rough Guide to Diabetes is a friendly, fresh approach to diabetes.
The author, Dr. Ragnar Hanas, has worked with children and adolescents with diabetes for over 15 years.
One of the strongest aspects of this book, and what makes it so addictive, are the views of parents and children who live with diabetes.
Getting diabetes diet right is one of the most difficult parts of having the disease. In recent years, expert consensus about the best food for diabetics to eat has shifted.
The days, weeks and months following diagnosis can be a perplexing and arduous period.
The media is full of diabetes books and diabetes treatments that claim to ‘cure’ diabetes.
Blood Sugar 101: What They Don’t Tell You About Diabetes, contains interesting and fundamental information on core diabetes topics many of which are not fully understood by many diabetics.
Diabetes Solution was first published in 1997, and has become the ‘treatment of choice’ for many physicians and diabetics across the United States of America.
The Handbook of Diabetes was the winner of the Endocrinology Category of BMA Medical Book Competition in 2005.
The validity of this book comes in the credentials of its author; Dr Charles Clark.
Answers at your Fingertips is a great reference point answering many questions concisely and with practical information.