Nutritional Management of Diabetes Mellitus / Edition 1

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Overview

Diabetes mellitus is a common disorder where the body is no longer able to regulate blood glucose levels correctly owing to defects in insulin secretion or action. While some people require treatment with insulin, many are able to control their diabetes through management of diet, e.g. by decreasing the fat intake and increasing the amount of fibre.

This book provides an up-to-date review of the dietary management of diabetes looking at general topics, such as the metabolic principles of nutrition, as well as more specific topics, such as nutritional management of diabetic children, pregnant women and the elderly.

  • A specialist text on the nutritional management of diabetes
  • A practical book, useful in clinical practice
  • Written by well respected clinicians within the field
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Editorial Reviews

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"...good evidence base...appeal to those working in the field...useful book to have on the bookshelves..." (Practical Diabetes International, Vol 21(5), June 2004)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780471497516
  • Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 8/28/2003
  • Series: Practical Diabetes Series , #3
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 280
  • Product dimensions: 6.20 (w) x 9.17 (h) x 0.84 (d)

Table of Contents

List of Contributors
Introduction
1 Nutritional Recommendations in Diabetes Management 1
2 Diabetes and Physical Activity 19
3 Counseling in Diabetes 33
4 Dietitian and Diabetic: Thoughts on Working and Living with Diabetes 45
5 The Nutritional Management of Children's Diabetes 53
6 An Introduction to Type 2 Diabetes 85
7 The Dietary Management of Diabetic Pregnancies 91
8 Obesity and Diabetes 111
9 Nutritional Management of Cardiac Risk Factors in Type 2 Diabetes 133
10 Nutritional Management of the Elderly Person with Diabetes 147
11 The Role of Carbohydrate in the Management of Diabetes 169
12 Effect of Variations in Amount and Kind of Dietary Fat and Carbohydrate in the Dietary Management of Type 2 Diabetes 189
13 Diabetes and Alcohol 201
14 Inpatient Nutritional Support of Sick Patients with Diabetes 215
15 Diabetes and Renal Replacement Therapy 231
16 Nutritional Management of Diabetic Renal Transplant Recipients 249
Index 257
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