Books – Taming the Tiger: Your first year with Diabetes


Taming the Tiger: Your first year with Diabetes
Published: 2009
Length: 105 pages
Formats: Ebook, Audiobook, Print
Available on Amazon

From the publisher:

If you’ve just been diagnosed with diabetes, this book is for you! It is a fact. Getting a diagnosis of diabetes has the same impact on your body and soul as having a heart attack. Right now you are confused, angry, and scared. You thirst for understanding, but you don t have the energy to wade through the tons of information out there. This pocket Survival Guide is written just for you. It has just the basics in plain English. Just what you need in the here-and-now. Just what you need to get started. And nothing more.

Diabetic, diabetes educator, author, Lee walks in your shoes every day. He writes from both clinical and personal experience with honesty, compassion, and humor. He works full-time running the diabetes program for a rural nonprofit clinic in one of the poorest counties in the United States, and is a tireless advocate for diabetes care and awareness.

About the author:

William “Lee” Dubois is the author of The Born-Again Diabetic: The handbook to help you get you diabetes in control (again); and of LifeAfterDx, a long-running internet health blog. He is a community faculty member for the diabetes specialty program of Project ECHO at the University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center, where he is engaged in teaching community health workers diabetes education skills via telemedicine. He also sits on the Steering Committee of the New Mexico Diabetes Advisory Council and is a state board member of the American Diabetes Association.

William Lee Dubois
William “Lee” Dubois


Taming the Tiger: Your first year with Diabetes is available on Amazon.



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