This long awaited sequel to Jenny Ruhl s bestseller, Blood Sugargives you the facts you need to understand your Typediabetes and master it Less technical than the earlier book, its question and answer format focuses on solving the many real world problems that come up as you work on normalizing your blood sugar No matter how much you know about diabetes, you ll find valuable insights and helpful strategies among the overanswers presented in these pagesYou ll learn why you have diabetes, what you can do to keep it from damaging your body, and why you don t have to fear ending up like your diabetic grandpa New material covers the history of diabetic treatment, how to cope with the diabetes related conflicts that come up with friends and family, special issues that arise when elders are living with Typediabetes, and how to understand why doctors are the way they are so you can make the most productive use of the very limited time your doctor can spend with you As always, Ruhl presents easy to understand solutions that have worked for thousands of ordinary people without requiring extreme diets, obsessional behavior, or heroic self control With the information you ll find here, you can make them work for you, too Note This book is also very helpful for anyone who has been given a diagnosis of prediabetes

15 thoughts on “Your Diabetes Questions Answered: Practical Solutions That Work and Keep on Working (Blood Sugar 101 Library, Band 2)

  1. pancake pancake says:

    Some useful info but the chapter regarding meds will make people on anything else but insulin feel like jumping off a cliff, I understand now why there is a large number of people calling her the doom mongering insulin pusher, she claims to have warned people about the dangers of a diabetic drug a year before anything appeared elsewhere, that sounds quite an achievement until you realise that she demonises nearly every diabetic drug on the market apart from insulin so the law of averages states that one time she will get something right, by all means buy the book for general answers but take the meds chapter with a pinch of salt

  2. schardwick schardwick says:

    I read Jenny s first book and found it transformed my understanding of my diabetes With her help and Dr Bernstein s book also I brought my blood glucose levels to within the non diabetic range and without medication Test, test and test to your meter all the way So thank you so much Jenny.This latest book is quite superb It does indeed answer all your questions on diabetes and managing it It s easy to read and explains answers extremely well You do not need to be a scientist to understand what is being explained Empowerment is what it gives us in spades.I think every diabetic should read a copy of this book and take heart The confidence it will give to handling diabetes well is quite beyond value.

  3. happy shopper happy shopper says:

    Answered a lot of my questions Great book.

  4. Yolande Yolande says:

    Well researched information presented in a clear form Invaluable if you have type 2 diabetes

  5. Mrs Mitchell Mrs Mitchell says:

    This book answered all my questions on diabetes 2 and .

  6. d kemp d kemp says:

    Sampled the book, then bought the book, then read the book from start to finish over two days I also took numerous notes and screen shots which I printed out In other words I found the information presented in this book vital to my knowledge of this disease with which I have just been diagnosed and which I am determined to control reverse.The author presents an exhaustive overview of what the disease is, how it can best be controlled, what happens to your organs when your blood sugar gets too high, what tests should be performed to check out the damage already done and on and on.I m so grateful that I found this book I will now go to the website the author recommends so I can learn even .

  7. Customer Customer says:

    When I was first diagnosed there was a 1 month wait between appointments with my doctor and the local Diabetes Clinic I had SO MANY questions and Googling didn t always satisfy When I ran across pages from Blood Sugar 101 I realized this woman has researched the questions I have.

  8. geekette geekette says:

    Whether you have just been diagnosed or have already read a lot on the subject, I highly recommend Jenny Ruhl s easy to understand, and thoroughly researched work This book, like her previous ones, should be required reading for all diabetics.

  9. Simone Stennis Simone Stennis says:

    I prefer the first book but this one is okay too especially if you have diabetes You should learn all you can from different sources.

  10. NY Shopper NY Shopper says:

    I was diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes about 20 years ago I thought I was smart about it and knew all I needed to know But I didn t Earlier this year, for the first time, I read Dr Richard Bernstein s book, The Diabetes Solution excellent and realized how much I actually hadn t known Then, in following him online, I came across Jenny Ruhl s book, Blood Sugar 101 What They Don t Tell You About Diabetes I became so riveted in that book that I bought an e Reader so that I could keep reading it without being stuck in front of my desktop computer Jenny is a regular gal not a doctor with Type 2 diabetes and her situation is very similar to mine and lots of us But what Jenny did that the rest of us did not was to perform the nitty gritty research on all of the details about this disease and then she took the time to explain everything so that it s amazingly understandable Jenny writes in a super organized, logical flow So many times, I d read something and think, yeah but then what happens and the next paragraph answered my question So even though I learned a lot from Dr Bernstein s books, Jenny s book takes things to a different level and I learned so much about my own condition Type 2 is not Type 1 duhh , so we have different experiences and different requirements Speaking and explaining from her own situation and other people she s spoken to for years in such an organized manner made it so easy to understand and relate to my own situation.So, you ask, why am I going on about the other book Well, the moment I finished Diabetes 101, I immediately bought Your Diabetes Questions Answered And everything I said about the first book, applies to this book and even so Once you really have a good understanding of what your disease really is and how it works, THIS book is AMAZING at explaining to you how to LIVE WITH IT Again, she organizes the questions chapters in such a logical thought flow Nothing is left unanswered Everything she thought about while she was dealing with these issues, she must have written down and took notes And then she took what she knew and wrote this book and organized the book in such a way that there is an incredibly logical flow from one question and answer to the next.I know so much about type 2 diabetes and how to deal with it in the best way for me now, after reading this book, than I did a WEEK ago And that s simply amazing I now follow her Facebook page, I ve bookmarked and follow her web site , and at this moment, I m purchasing her other books about low carb diets, since I ve already been on one but I KNOW she will teach me about how to do it better I m so impressed and I m so appreciative of the incredible service that Jenny has done for all of us with Type 2 Diabetes Thank you, Jenny, if you ever read these reviews

  11. Dallee Dallee says:

    I have followed Jenny Ruhl s advice on Facebook for a year and on her webpages for decades I have her prior books, which are excellent This one is longer and covers a broader range of subjects.Jenny Ruhl is always sensible She is always clear And, IMHO, her advice is always right.This book is a treasure

  12. Kindle Customer Kindle Customer says:

    Such a practical book The author has 20 years of personal experience managing her type 2 diabetes Add this to her considerable intellect and insatiable search for answers, and you have a winner of a book.Truthfully this could possibly be the best diabetes book I have ever read and I have read dozens She really knows what people are going through and she has reasonable, logical, and moderate strategies I feel so much hopeful and empowered after reading her book.

  13. NY Andy NY Andy says:

    After reading Jenny Ruhl s previous book, Blood Sugar 101, and seeing dramatic results in A1C, 7.4 to 5.8 in just 6 months, by putting into practice the tips therein, I decided to purchase this one I haven t been able to spend much time yet on this one and already I ve found a lot of things I never learned from my doctor.If you are struggling to understand about what diabetes is doing to you and why, this book is for you Buy it If you don t have Blood Sugar 101, buy that one too You won t regret either purchase.

  14. Charles Hall Charles Hall says:

    This is another excellent Jenny Ruhl book As the title says, she answers all the questions you might have, from diagnosis to various treatment options If you ve been diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes you owe it to yourself to read this book before your next doctor s appointment It s than likely you will know about dosing and drug side effects than he does, once you ve read this It s especially important because many of the latest diabetes drugs are accidents waiting to happen I ve already seen ambulance chasing lawyers advertising on TV for people who suffered severe side effects from Invokana Invokana is just the first of a half dozen similar drugs that just haven t been around long enough to hurt people yet This book will arm you for a real discussion of what treatment options are safest.

  15. Rob Rob says:

    I have also purchased the 101 book version Dependent on your situation and cuurnt knowledge, etc People will have different options But the general experiences and view points is what helped Especially the parts when dealing interacting with medical bureaucracy, etc And the references to different issues coming for it Along with having certain plans in place, etc If anything, the book helped refine my strategy for dealing with future issues There was a little bit of male bashing going on.Lol, but over all She provided a service and expertise in the book worth buying And recommending Especially if wet behind the ears on the subject Hence credit where credit is do But her books with Dr Bernstein Diabetics Solution other material seem to complement themselves And helped me go from A1c of 6.3 to 5.7 in 6 months and hopefully lower as time goes on Anyway, that s all for the moment.