Cookies must be enabled to use this web application.

To allow this site to use cookies, use the steps that apply to your browser below. If your browser is not listed below, or if you have any questions regarding this site, please contact us.

Microsoft Internet Explorer
  • 1. Select "Internet Options" from the Tools menu.
  • 2. Click on the "Privacy" tab.
  • 3. Click the "Default" button.
  • 4. Click "OK" to save changes.
Chrome Chrome
  • 1. Click the "Spanner" icon in the top right of the browser.
  • 2. Click Options and change to the "Under the Hood" tab.
  • 3. Scroll down until you see "Cookie settings:".
  • 4. Set this to "Allow all cookies".
Firefox Firefox
  • 1. Go to the "Tools" menu and select "Options".
  • 2. Click the "Privacy" icon on the top of the window.
  • 3. Click on the "Cookies" tab.
  • 4. Check the box corresponding to "Allow sites to set Cookies.
  • 5. Click "OK" to save changes.
Opera Opera
  • 1. Click on the "Tools" menu and then click Preferences.
  • 2. Change to the Advanced tab, and to the cookie section.
  • 3. Select "Accept cookies only from the site I visit" or "Accept cookies".
  • 4. Ensure "Delete new cookies when exiting Opera" is not ticked.
  • 5. Click OK.
Netscape and Mozilla Suite Netscape and Mozilla Suite
  • 1. Select "Preferences" from the Edit menu.
  • 2. Click on the arrow next to "Privacy & Security".
  • 3. Under "Privacy & Security" select "Cookies".
  • 4. Select "Enable all cookies".
  • 5. Click "OK" to save changes.
Safari Safari
  • 1. Click on the "Cog" icon in Safari.
  • 2. Click Preferences.
  • 3. Change to the Security tab.
  • 4. Select "Only from sites I visit" or "Allow".
  • 5. Close the dialog using the cross.
Book Image Not Available
Book details
  • Genre:HEALTH & FITNESS
  • SubGenre:Diseases / Diabetes
  • Language:English
  • Pages:149
  • eBook ISBN:9781626752948

How to Prevent Diabetes - I Beat It and You Can, Too!

Get Inspired. Get Tested. Get Moving. Get Fit.

by Dorris S. Woods

Book Image Not Available
Overview
The essential new concept of "staying-power" is introduced in this interesting, easy-reading guide for adopting a heather lifestyle and staying well.
Description
Dr. Woods has been on the front line in the fight against diabetes as a clinical nurse specialist for thousands of diabetic patients. It was this experience that triggered the realization that she herself was in danger of becoming a victim of the disease, whose devastating effects include heart attacks, strokes, kidney failure and loss of limbs. She had to lose weight, particularly because she had a family history of diabetes. Her book is a vivid account of how, after her initial shock, she accomplished that goal. It is also a valuable source of information for understanding diabetes and preventing it, and certainly a must-read for people at risk. In straightforward style, the author tells how she successfully fought obesity by means of fortitude and self-discipline. The reader will receive valuable information on the following subjects and more: • How a diabetic diagnosis is made • How obesity and heredity impact the disease • How to use the body mass (BMI) as a tool in weight loss and weight management • Why exercise is so important in prevention • How to put a diary to good use in self-training • How emotions can sabotage weight-loss efforts • How some medications cause weight gain
About the author
Dorris Woods is a long-time registered nurse. She holds a license in advanced clinical practice in nursing where she has taught and worked in nursing, hospital administration, and mental health. She is also a member of the National Association of Diabetes Educators. She is the author of Breaking Point: Fighting to End America’s Teenage Suicide Epidemic! She has written many articles on the topic and conducted workshops. Dr. Woods earned her B.S. in Nursing and Psychology from Indiana University; a B.A. in Psychology from Regents College; two Master’s Degrees in Nursing from UCLA – one in Pediatrics and Nursing Administration; the other in Mental Health. She also holds a Master’s Degree in Counseling from California State University, Los Angeles; and a Ph.D. from Claremont Graduate University. She has done post-doctoral work at UCLA as well. However, what she says she enjoys most is the ability to make a difference in the lives of people wherever she is and be able to comfortably relate to them. Write to her. She encourages your comments. Dr. Woods is a widow and the mother of three children. She resides in Culver City, California with her loyal canine companion, Cookie.
Thanks for submitting a review!

Your review will need to be approved by the author before being posted.

See Inside
Session Expiration WarningYour session is due to expire.

Your online session is due to expire shortly.
Would you like to extend your session and remain logged in?

Session Expired

Your session has expired.We're sorry, but your online session has expired.
Please log back into your account to continue.