This book is a comprehensive guide to the lifelong challenge of living with diabetes. Written in easy-to-read text and a droll style, it covers everything a diabetic needs to know about managing the disease, including: Causes and types of diabetes. Choosing and using monitoring tools. Impact of diabetes on every body part and body system and how to avoid complications. Role of diet and exercise in controlling diabetes. Psychological and sexual issues of diabetics. Diabetes maintenance and troubleshooting tips.