A valuable guide to improving your life. Whether you're newly diagnosed or have had diabetes for years, you're at risk for developing complications such as eye disease, poor circulation, kidney disease, stroke, and heart disease. When Diabetes Complicates Your Life shows you how to reduce the risk and minimize any complications you may already be experiencing. This revised and updated edition incorporates the medical insights learned from the landmark Diabetes Control and Complications Trial, and includes information on new medications, improved medical equipment, and new treatment options. You'll learn how to maximize the benefits of: Blood glucose testing Careful foot care Meal planning Exercise tips Being prepared for insulin reactions Keeping a blood glucose log With straightforward yet sensitive advice, this inspiring book will empower you to triumph over the challenges of diabetes and live life to the fullest.