A comprehensive guide to the diabetic body and how it works, with the most up-to-date and practical information to help you keep it well-maintained and running properly. Thoroughly covers the major body systems, explaining how diabetes impacts them and how associated complications and conditions can be avoided or mitigated. Explores treatments and management tools, as well as lifestyle issues such as diet, exercise, sex, and psychological problems. Includes troubleshooting and routine maintenance sidebars for at-a-glance information about symptoms and general care on each topic. Helps you take control of your diabetes so you can live a longer and healthier life. Written in a witty style with more than 100 humorous illustrations.