Experts Tell Us the Best Books For Women To Read On Dealing With Diabetes

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This article showcases our top picks for the Best Books For Women To Read On Dealing With Diabetes. We reached out to industry leaders and experts who have contributed the suggestions within this article (they have been credited for their contributions below).

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Diabetes by Jill Rodges

This product was recommended by Ali Rizvi from Dream Superhero

It is a go-to guide on all things diabetes-related. It covers all the aspects from the basics to the gender specifics, nutrition, exercise, and potential complications. It is a fantastic book.

The World’s Worst Diabetes Mom by Stacey Simms

This product was recommended by Heather Lhotka from Diabetes Connections

This is a book for parents of children with type 1 diabetes, including moms with type 1 raising children with type 1. Stacey Simms’ parenting philosophy is not perfect, but safe and happy. Does that make her the world’s worst diabetes mom? Some people on social media thought so. But her stories and the lessons they impart show that diabetes laughs in the face of perfection. Raising a happy and healthy child with type 1 diabetes, as well as any siblings, requires flexibility, planning, and a great sense of humor above all else. It’s a journey full of challenges, but you are not alone!

The Complete Diabetes Organizer by Susan Weiner

This product was recommended by Nikola Djordjevic from Healthcareers

The Complete Diabetes Organizer: Your Guide to a Less Stressful and More Manageable Diabetes Life is an excellent resource for diabetes patients figuring out how to reorganize their life so that they can keep their diabetes in check. It is filled with practical tips for meal planning and general life organization. Several of my patients have told me that the book helped them to adopt a healthier lifestyle by offering the support they would otherwise look for in a plethora of places, getting individual pieces of advice. This book seems to cover all of them in one place.

Good Food by Joanne Faulkner

This product was recommended by Faith Amon from FreckleFootCreative

In both Chinese and Western Medicine, the Spleen/Pancreas is responsible for insulin regulation whose regulation is essential for Diabetics. In Good Food, Better Sex, Traditional Chinese medicine, and food is used as part of the five-element system to help these organs and their function. This covers the physical impact diabetes can have on health such as poor circulation, painful periods, candida, infertility, problem pregnancies, and vaginal dryness, The Five Element system within the book also looks at the emotional aspect of diabetes such as sugar cravings, addictions, brain fog, fatigue, and exhaustion. Good Food: Better Sex offers practical solutions, delicious food, and acupressure points, all looking at health from a holistic point of view.

The Book of Better By Chuck Eichten

This product was recommended by Melanie Musson from LifeInsuranceTypes

In a world where books are written to “fix” people and everyone has advice for a magic cure, it’s refreshing to read a book about accepting what life has dealt you and making the most of it. This book has no agenda and no instructions, rather, it voices the sentiment that women with diabetes feel every day.

Sugar Surfing by Stephen W. Ponder

This product was recommended by M. Ammar Shahid from SuperHeroCorp

Dr. Stephen Ponder has helped several patients suffering from diabetes type I. In this book, he has incorporated all the latest practical ways that he has learned throughout his professional career to treating this illness.

Written by Eve O'Rourke


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