Diabetes and Me
by Kim Chaloner.
Copyright © 2013 by Hill and Wang, an imprint of Farrar, Straus and Giroux, LLC.
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Excerpted from DIABETES AND ME: An Essential Guide for Kids and Parents, text by Kim Chaloner, Illustrated by Nick Bertozzi, published in 2013 by Hill and Wang, an imprint of Farrar, Straus and Giroux, LLC. Text copyright © 2013 by Kim Chaloner. Art copyright © 2013 by Nick Bertozzi. All rights reserved.
Teriyaki Chicken with Bok Choy Honey Glazed Vegetable Kabobs Pistachio-Crusted Rack of Lamb Thai Barley Stir-Fry Roasted Striped Bass Skillet Pork Chops with Cinnamon-Apple Salsa Fruit Pudding Peanutty Hawaiian Treat Root Vegetable Soup Lemon Lime Chicken
Ten years ago, I sat in my Primary Care Physician's office. I had just been weighed and measured. A nurse had just taken my vitals and my blood pressure had come in a bit higher than usual, which was no wonder because I sat there a nervous wreck. In the year since my last physical, I'd gained another fourteen pounds. I was the heaviest I'd ever been, the scale clocking me in at 228 at 5'3" tall. I honestly couldn't believe it. I knew that I hadn't gotten my eating habits under control in...