Stop by here to find and buy some great books about life and diabetes, including how to:
live and cope, adjust your insulin settings, survive the medical community, help others and develop advocates, and find the humor in life with diabetes.
Check it out! My book review of Samantha Markovitz's first book, Type 1 Diabetes Caregiver Confidence, chock full of advice and tools to help caregivers (grandparents, babysitters, neighbors, etc.) understand the basics of diabetes, treatments, emergencies ......read more
AMAZING! At the risk of repeating myself, AMAZING! I’ve been reading Adam’s column on diatribe … always interesting. But this is a masterpiece of wisdom, experience, tips and techniques in an easy-to-read, MUST READ resource for how to live as well as possibly with...read more
Haidee Soule Merritt is a "self-proclaimed" realist and cartoonist, doodling her life of personal struggles and experiences with Type 1 diabetes. Her little book of drawings couched in her "dark sense of humor." Some are funny, some are snarky, some are...read more
This is a great little primer, short and packed to the brim with practical advice and first-hand stories of how to successfully manage the transition from dependence (life with Mom and Dad) to independence in life while living with Type 1 diabetes. Nicole...read more
Cheating Destiny: Living with Diabetes by James S. Hirsch In Cheating Destiny, the best-selling author James S. Hirsch offers an incisive, sometimes surprising portrait of diabetes in America. Hirsch is intimately familiar with the disease: he has lived with type 1...read more
SHOT: Staying Alive with Diabetes, by Amy F. Ryan, is an intimate portrait of a young woman's sudden transition to type 1 diabetes and a life of insulin dependence. Treatment for a routine infection one Monday morning yielded, with stunning speed, to a glucose...read more