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Written by  Dr. Anne Peters
Published  2005
Publisher  Plume Books
ISBN  0452285593

Conquering Diabetes is a book written by Dr. Anne Peters, M.D., dealing with the issues related to prevention, treatment, and management of diabetes. Dr. Peters is a renowned authority on diabetes and a former chairperson of the American Diabetes Association's Council on Health Care Delivery and Public Health. Her articles and papers have been published in renowned medical journals like JAMA, Annals of Internal Medicine, the American Journal of Medicine, Diabetes Care, etc., and her words have been quoted by reputed and widely read newspapers like the Los Angeles Times, Wall Street Journal, and the New York Times.[1]


The book begins with Acknowledgments and an Introduction. An Epilogue entitled A prescription for the Future, an Appendix, sections on Notes, Index, and About the Author complete the book. The main portion of the 351-page plus book is divided into four parts with total of eighteen chapters dealing with specific aspects of diabetes.

  • Part One: Understanding the Diagnosis
    • Chapter One: Diagnosis of Diabetes and Prediabetes
    • Chapter Two: The Diabetes Spectrum
    • Chapter Three: The Best Possible Health Care Begins with You
  • Part Two: Preventing Diabetes
    • Chapter Four: The Hidden Disorders: Syndrome X, the Metabolic Syndrome, Insulin Resistance Syndrome, and Prediabetes
    • Chapter Five: Carbohydrate-Sensitive (Formerly, Reactive) Hypoglycemia
    • Chapter Six: Female Troubles: Insulin Resistance, Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome, and Gestational Diabetes
    • Chapter Seven: Creating Healthy Habits: A Simple Approach to Nutrition and Exercise for preventing Diabetes
    • Chapter Eight: Beyond Lifestyle Changes: Medications That Treat Prediabetes
  • Part Three: Understanding And Treating Type 2 Diabetes
    • Chapter Nine: Type 2 Diabetes: The Stealth Disease
    • Chapter Ten: Get real About Nutrition And Exercise
    • Chapter Eleven: Using Pills to Treat Diabetes
    • Chapter Twelve: The Art of Using Insulin
    • Chapter Thirteen: Preventing and Treating Type 2 Complications
  • Part Four: Mastering Type 1 Diabetes
    • Chapter Fourteen: Type 1: The Other Diabetes
    • Chapter Fifteen: Using Insulin in the Treatment of Type 1 Diabetes
    • Chapter Sixteen: Pregnancy and the Treatment of Type 1 Diabetes
    • Chapter Seventeen: The Benefits of carbohydrate Counting
    • Chapter Eighteen: The Exercise Advantage