Winning with Diabetes: Inspiring Stories from Athletes to Help You Thrive (Johns Hopkins Press Health Books) (Paperback)

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Winning with Diabetes: Inspiring Stories from Athletes to Help You Thrive (Johns Hopkins Press Health Books) (Paperback)

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Don't let diabetes send you to the bench. These motivational stories of top athletes with diabetes will inspire you to live your best life.

Shortlisted for the American Book Fest Book Award in Health: Diet & Exercise by the American Book Fest

An ultra-marathoner, a three-time Olympic gold medalist, a major league pitcher, and an NFL star. What do these elite athletes have in common? They reached the top of their field--all while living with diabetes.

Essential reading for people who have diabetes and their families, Winning with Diabetes highlights the challenges, perseverance, and successes of sixteen elite athletes living with the disease. From mountain climber Will Cross, to college softball champion Kylee Perez, to NBA legend Dominique Wilkins, and many more, these are the real-life stories of diagnosis, adapting new day-to-day routines, finding support, training, competing, and connecting with communities of other people living with diabetes. The book features advice for facing common fears and challenges, both on and off the playing field. Each chapter includes interviews with athletes about their experiences, paired with expert commentary from the authors. Chapters also include summaries of key concepts, along with illustrations and other graphics.

Winning with Diabetes will inspire readers of all ages--those newly diagnosed as well as those who have lived with diabetes for years. Written by physicians who have set the standards for management of the disease, this book brings you expert insight into finding ways to live your best life. Let the experts, the athletes, and the inspiration in Winning with Diabetes give you what you need to you stay in the game.

Mark D. Corriere, MD (BALTIMORE, MD), is an adjunct assistant professor of medicine at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and a clinical endocrinologist at Maryland Endocrine. Rita R. Kalyani, MD, MHS (BALTIMORE, MD), is an associate professor of medicine and a diabetes specialist at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. She is the past chair of the American Diabetes Association's committee that establishes the standards of medical care for all people with diabetes. Kalyani and Corriere are coauthors of Diabetes Head to Toe: Everything You Need to Know about Diagnosis, Treatment, and Living with Diabetes. Patrick Smith (BALTIMORE, MD) is a biomedical science writer at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. He is the author of Extra Innings: The Joy and the Pains of Over-30 Baseball.
Product Details ISBN: 9781421445588
ISBN-10: 1421445581
Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press
Publication Date: April 11th, 2023
Pages: 200
Language: English
Series: Johns Hopkins Press Health Books (Paperback)