The book Diabetes for Dummies covers the latest glucose meters and insulin treatments Alan L. Rubin, MD, is the author of Type 1 Diabetes For Dummies, Diabetes Cookbook For Dummies, and Thyroid For Dummies. This book covers the straight facts on treating diabetes successfully and living a full life. Dr. Rubin gives reassuring, authoritative guidance in putting together a state-of-the-art treatment program for your diabetes care. You’ll learn about all the advances in monitoring glucose, the latest medications, and how to develop a diet and exercise plan to stay healthy. You’ll also see how to overcome insurance and on-the-job obstacles. The book may help you to discover how to reduce your diabetes risk, understand the different types of diabetes, manage diabetes in children and the elderly, prevent long-term complications and get the support you need.