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Diabetes Cookbook For Dummies, 4th Edition by Alan L. Rubin, Cait James

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Chapter 21

Ten Keys to a Normal Blood Glucose

In This Chapter

arrow Knowing your blood glucose level

arrow Exercising and taking medications to stay in control

arrow Reacting immediately to foot and dental problems

arrow Keeping a positive attitude while planning for unexpected situations

arrow Staying aware of new developments and using expert help

arrow Avoiding methods that don’t work

In Diabetes For Dummies, 4th Edition, we describe the management of diabetes in detail. In this chapter, you find the highlights of that extensive discussion. Although this book is about eating, controlling your blood glucose requires much more from you. Everything we suggest is directed toward normalizing your blood glucose.

remember.eps Doctors consider your blood glucose normal when it’s less than 100 mg/dl (5.5 mmol/L) if you’ve eaten nothing ...

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