Shot: Staying Alive with Diabetes

By: Amy F. Ryan

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..".hands-down the most 'relatable' book about life with diabetes I ve ever read." Amy Tenderich, DiabetesMine "Shot" is an intimate portrait of a young woman's sudden transition to type 1 diabetes and a life of insulin dependence. Treatment for a routine infection one Monday morning yielded, with stunning speed, to a glucose monitor, test strips, and a life-altering diagnosis. In "Shot," Amy Ryan shows what it really takes to manage an incurable disease. She charts the essential duties that keep her stable while revealing the daily concerns, the simple rewards and victories, the fears of highs and lows, and the psychological strain of depending on herself, a drug, and a network of health care providers to stay alive with diabetes. People who manage life-threatening diseases will recognize their own struggles in Amy's compelling story. The millions who care for and support family, friends, or patients with diabetes will have their eyes opened to the human side of living with a chronic condition. ..". a] well-developed narrative of one woman s experience with a life-altering diagnosis.The author s transparency into her own story of diabetes is courageous and informative." - Library Journal Amy Ryan really understands what it takes to manage this relentless disease. Her view into type 1 diabetes is personal, frank, memorable and right on target. William V. Tamborlane, MD, Professor and Chief of Pediatric Endocrinology, Yale School of Medicine "Everyone who thinks they understand someone with type 1-and I include myself and my colleagues can benefit from reading this book. A powerful, surprising, and unique accomplishment." -Daniel Einhorn, Medical Director, Scripps Whittier Diabetes Institute "If you have type 1 diabetes, or care about someone who does, you ll love this book, and benefit from the love, aggravation and wisdom in Amy Ryan s story. William H. Polonsky, Behavioral Diabetes Institute

Title: Shot: Staying Alive with Diabetes

Author Name: Amy F. Ryan

Categories: Other,

Publisher: Hudson Whitman:

ISBN Number: 0976881357

ISBN Number 13: 9780976881353

Binding: PAPERBACK

Book Condition: New

Seller ID: ING9780976881353

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