50 Diabetes Myths That Can Ruin Your Life

And the 50 Diabetes Truths That Can Save It

by Riva Greenberg

This one-stop information spot for diabetes management dispels the most common diabetes myths and shares critical info on prevention, nutrition, medication, insulin and more

Patient-expert Riva Greenberg's book is an essential guide for the more than 24 million Americans with diabetes and the more than 57 million with prediabetes. 50 Diabetes Myths That Can Ruin Your Life puts the "power of truth" directly into patients' hands, dispelling the 50 most common myths that tend to rule their lives, such as: "You have to be fat to get diabetes," "Eating too many sweets causes diabetes," "Insulin shots are painful," and "Type 2 diabetes is not as serious as Type 1." With recommendations from top experts and engaging patient stories, 50 Diabetes Myths That Can Ruin Your Life explains the crucial information everyone managing this chronic illness needs to know to live a long, healthy life with diabetes.

  • Hachette Books; September 2009
  • ISBN: 9780786749652
  • Read online, or download in secure ePub format
  • Title: 50 Diabetes Myths That Can Ruin Your Life
  • Author: Riva Greenberg
  • Imprint: Da Capo Lifelong Books

About The Author

Riva Greenberg is a recognized diabetes patient-expert, inspirational speaker, author, and health coach, who has lived successfully with type 1 diabetes for more than forty years.

Riva is an advisory member of the Diabetes Hands Foundation and a member of the American Association of Diabetes Educators and Diabetes Advocates. She lives in New York (City).

For more information visit her website Diabetes Stories.com; Twitter: @diabetesmyths