A young person who is diagnosed with diabetes may feel ashamed, or that his or her life is over. In reality, although diabetes is a serious disease, it can be controlled. Diabetes explains this disease in easy-to-understand terms, and dispels popular myths about it. The authors also explain ways to manage diabetes, including taking medications, testing one's blood sugar, eating healthy, and being physically active. Lastly, this book provides the most up-to-date information about searching for a cure.