There are simply hundreds of books about diabetes. Below are some favourites
They should be available from bookshops or online from www.amazon.co.uk
You could also buy second hand and a great site to try is www.bookfinder.com
which is a database of many booksellers or www.abebooks.co.uk
Remember also that you need not buy - you can borrow from your local Library, although be careful that the information is not out of date, as not all Libraries
are able to afford to constantly update their stock!
Some Recommended Books about diabetes
Diabetes - The complete guide
by Dr Rowan Hillson
Paul's review - Excellent, thoroughly comprehensive and constantly updated.
This book is probably the bible or rulebook for people with diabetes - it
is very informative and well written.
Living with diabetes
by John L Day
(CARE! - This is the version for Type 1 Insulin
Dependent Diabetes - there is a separate
book for Type 2 Non-Insulin Dependent Diabetes,
which is ISBN 0471487139)
Paul's review - A nicely presented book, very reader friendly and well illustrated.
Food Tables & Labelling
by A E Bender & D A Bender
Paul's review - A superb and very comprehensive, yet simple to read guide to the nutritional value of foods. This book tells you what amount of sugar, carbohydrate, fat, salt, vitamins, cholesterol etc there is in the foods we eat - it is simply brilliant and great value for money.
Sweet Invisible Body -
Reflections On A Life With Diabetes
by Lisa Roney
Paul's review - This is a moving true story that captures the feelings and problems that most diabetics face. It is nicely written and comes from a patients perspective.
by Professor Rudy W Bilous
Paul's review - Published in association with The British Medical Association, in the Family Doctor Series, this is a very informative little book, which is available in most chemists. It is the cheapest book that you will find on diabetes normally retailing around £3.50 - and a very worthwhile investment.