About the Authors
Dr. Beaser is a widely acclaimed diabetes author, lecturer and clinician. He is currently the medical executive director of Professional Education at Joslin and Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School. Campbell is a registered dietitian, certified diabetes educator and education program manager of Disease Management at Joslin. She is the co-author of several books, including 16 Myths of a 'Diabetic Diet' (published by the American Diabetes Association), which is also available through Joslin's Online Store.
The Joslin Guide evolved from Joslin founder Dr. Elliott P. Joslin's Diabetes Manual, which he wrote in 1918. There were 12 editions of the Manual between 1918 and the 1970s, when it evolved into the Joslin Guide. To download an image of the new book cover, click here: http://www.joslin.org/1083_3162.asp
The World Health Organization reports that approximately 150 million people worldwide have diabetes, and the number is projected to double by the year 2025. In the United States, diabetes affects an estimated 20.8 million children and adults -- 7 percent of the population. An estimated 14.6 million Americans have been diagnosed, leaving 6.2 million Americans unaware that they have the disease. In addition, 41 million Americans
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