Life with Diabetes

Posted on Thursday, December 12, 2013 by SCCLD PlaneTree Health Information Center

If you have diabetes, your library has lots of books, e-readers, and DVDs to help you figure out how to eat, exercise, and manage medications and/or insulin. Living Well with Type 2 Diabetes, our interactive, online self-care guide (no library card needed), is a great way to learn how to manage your condition. Knowing these practical matters can help you live a long and healthy life.

But knowledge is only one part of living well with a chronic condition. Your emotions and interpersonal relationships also have a big impact on your ability to make wise choices. A Life of Control: Stories of Living with Diabetes shares the experiences of people who have coped successfully with diabetes’ mental, emotional, and social challenges. Their insights, coupled with the perspectives of 3 diabetes health care professionals, make this a rich resource for anyone living with diabetes.

A Life of Control and several other excellent books on diabetes are always available at the PlaneTree Health Information Center. We i