According to data from the 2011 National Diabetes Fact Sheet, about 8.3% of the population or 25.8 million adults and children in the United States have diabetes.
If these statistics include your family, you may want to check out one of the following titles.
DB 68927 “Growing Up Again: Life, Loves, and Oh Yeah, Diabetes” by Mary Tyler Moore (a biography)
DB 72230 “The African American Guide to Living Well with Diabetes” by Constance Brown-Riggs
DB 72603 “Stress Free Diabetes: Your Guide to Health and Happiness” by Joseph Napora
DB 73194 “The Diabetes Manifesto” by Lynn Crowe
DB 73483 “A Life of Control: Stories of Living with Diabetes” by Alan Graber
DB 73957 “Type 2: Diabetes for Beginners: a Clean Friendly Guide on Taking the Right Steps Toward a Healthy Life with Diabetes” by Phyllis Barrier
DB 74039 “American Diabetes Association: Guide to Raising a Child with Diabetes”
For more information on these book titles, contact your reader advisor at the Mid-Illinois Talking Book Center at 1-800-426-0709.