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"A Woman's Guide to Diabetes" Review - with Giveaway!

By AmyT on January 26, 2015

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If you are of the female persuasion, and happen to have diabetes, you will not want to miss this book! "A Woman's Guide to Diabetes: A Path to Wellness" by Dr. Nat Strand and Brandy Barnes may possibly be my favorite-ever guidebook published by the American Diabetes Association.

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