by Janice Yuwiler


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The Compact Research series offers a concise, relevant, and conveniently organized collection of information covering a variety of topics including illegal immigration and deforestation to diseases such as anorexia and meningitis. Each book introduces a timely topic in a tightly organized format to hold readers' interest. Lively objective overviews, primary source quotes, and illustrated facts and statistics present an inviting full-color and user-friendly format.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781601520760
Publisher: ReferencePoint Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 09/01/2009
Series: Compact Research Series: Diseases and Disorders
Pages: 96
Product dimensions: 6.50(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range: 14 - 17 Years

Table of Contents

Foreword 4

Diabetes at a Glance 6

Overview 8

How Serious Is Diabetes? 20

Primary Source Quotes 27

Facts and Illustrations 30

What Causes Diabetes? 34

Primary Source Quotes 41

Facts and Illustrations 44

How is Diabetes Treated? 48

Primary Source Quotes 55

Facts and Illustrations 59

Can Diabetes Be Cured? 64

Primary Source Quotes 71

Facts and Illustrations 74

Key People and Advocacy Groups 78

Chronology 82

Related Organizations 84

For Further Research 88

Source Notes 90

List of Illustrations 92

Index 93

About the Author 96

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