Self-Help Diabetes Resources

Learning how to take care of your diabetes is an ongoing, even lifelong, process. These books, articles, and various formats for interacting with others with diabetes can help you along the way.

BOOKS
THE FIRST YEAR: TYPE 2 DIABETES
An Essential Guide for the Newly Diagnosed
Gretchen Becker
Da Capo Press
Philadelphia, 2015

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THE 7 STEP DIABETES FITNESS PLAN
Living Well and Being Fit With Diabetes, No Matter Your Weight
Sheri R. Colberg, PhD
Da Capo Press
Philadelphia, 2006

KNOW YOUR NUMBERS, OUTLIVE YOUR DIABETES
5 Essential Health Factors You Can Master to Enjoy a Long and Healthy Life
Richard Jackson, MD, and Amy Tenderich
Marlowe & Company
New York, 2007

CONQUERING DIABETES
A Complete Program for Prevention and Treatment
Anne L. Peters, MD
Penguin Group
New York, 2005

THINK LIKE A PANCREAS
A Practical Guide to Managing Diabetes with Insulin
Gary Scheiner, MS, CDE
Da Capo Press
Philadelphia, 2011

PUMPING INSULIN
Everything You Need For Success On a Smart Insulin Pump
John Walsh, PA, CDE, and Ruth Roberts, MA
Torrey Pines Press
San Diego, 2006

WEBSITES
AMERICAN DIABETES ASSOCIATION
www.diabetes.org
Diabetes information and other resources

DIABETES MINE
www.healthline.com/diabetesmine
Highly rated blog about diabetes

DIABETES SELF-MANAGEMENT
www.diabetesselfmanagement.com
Articles, recipes, and blogs

DIABETES TALKFEST
www.diabetestalkfest.com
Chats for people with diabetes

DLIFE
www.dlife.com
Diabetes information and other resources

JDRF
www.jdrf.org
Type 1 diabetes information and research news

CONFERENCE
Taking Control of Your Diabetes
www.tcoyd.org
Series of educational and motivational conferences and health fairs for people living with diabetes that was founded by and is under the direction of Steven V. Edelman, MD.