Do you know Wil? I’m lucky to be able to call him a friend, and I appreciate all that he does to help people living with diabetes. He has written a few books about diabetes, and I recommend all of them.
One of his books, “Taming the Tiger” was written in hopes of getting it in the hands of every person newly diagnosed with type 2 diabetes. To that end, Wil has made an electronic version available for absolutely no cost. It is available in both English and Spanish.
Wil is a talented story-teller. It is that skill, coupled with his extensive knowledge about diabetes, that makes this book incredibly helpful for all people living with diabetes (type 1 or type 2).
Direct from Wil himself:
Free help for the new Type-2:
Did you know that being diagnosed with Type-2 Diabetes delivers the same
level of shock to your system as having a heart attack? Actually, we
bet you do know that. It’s OK to be confused, angry, and scared. There’s
a lot to learn.
But not today.
You don’t need to learn everything all at once, and we’ve got just the
thing to make your diagnosis experience as gentle as possible. Taming the Tiger
is a first year survival guide. It just focuses on what you need to
know in the here and now. It is just the basics. Just what you need to
get off to a healthy start.
And nothing more.
These screen-resolution copies of are provided free of charge as a
public service by the Author, the Publisher, and this Website to help
make the adult Type-2 Diabetes diagnosis experience as smooth as
The files contain a complete copy of the actual books. Commercial use is
prohibited, but you may share them freely with anyone, anywhere, who
will benefit from the information and message the books carry.
These files may be placed for free download as a public service on any
website. We only ask that you in no way modify them, and that you do not
charge for them
The files are designed for screen resolution and are inappropriate for
printing. To maintain our quality standards, printed copies of the books
are only available from the publisher; but do we offer significant
discounts to any person or organization that intends to distribute the
books to diabetes patients at no cost.