If you're looking for an encyclopedia about diabetes - full of scientific jargon and endless detailed instructions on every aspect of managing the disease, this audiobook is not it. On the other hand, if you've just been diagnosed with diabetes or you're just coming to grips with it after spending some time arm wrestling the idea, this quick listen can jump-start your life by providing many of the tips, hints, and inside information the others don't.
Want to know how a real, live 69-year-old diabetic has actually gotten more fit, more energetic, more positive in her way of looking at things, and even cuter since she joined the ranks of those who march to diabetes' drum? Then you're in luck.
Want to know which glucometer will tell you your glucose level with the tiniest bit of blood imaginable? You'll find that here too.
Want to know where to get a seriously delicious slice of New York cheese cake that only has four grams of carbs? No problem.
Want to quit feeling like you've been put in time out while the rest of the human race goes on without you? You've come to the right place.
If you listen to this book with an open mind, you're going to discover that your life isn't over. It may have just begun!
Basically, this is an autobiography. It's about the author, her experience, and spends a lot of time focusing on how unusual her circumstances were, and the numerous mental breakdowns she had in the discovery of her illness. It also spends a lot of time and effort trying to remind you that diabetes is a terminal illness. Not sure why it needed to be so depressing, given the name...