Weight Management for Type II Diabetes: An Action Plan [NOOK Book]

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Take control of your weight--and your diabetes. Managing your weight is critical when you have diabetes. In fact, losing as little as 10 to 20 pounds can improve diabetes control. With this innovative book, you can manage your weight and your diabetes by making gradual lifestyle changes you'll be able to live with for the rest of your life--like following a low-fat meal plan, becoming more active, and managing stress. Weight Management for Type II Diabetes will help you assess habits, teach you techniques of ...
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Weight Management for Type II Diabetes: An Action Plan

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Overview

Take control of your weight--and your diabetes. Managing your weight is critical when you have diabetes. In fact, losing as little as 10 to 20 pounds can improve diabetes control. With this innovative book, you can manage your weight and your diabetes by making gradual lifestyle changes you'll be able to live with for the rest of your life--like following a low-fat meal plan, becoming more active, and managing stress. Weight Management for Type II Diabetes will help you assess habits, teach you techniques of behavior change, and motivate you to find the support you need to manage both diabetes and your weight. This interactive guide takes you through the steps of developing a personalized plan that considers your lifestyle, personality, family situation, and wants and needs. Authors Jackie Labat, MS, RD, CDE, and Annette Maggi, MS, RD, will help you:
* Set reasonable goals
* Keep pace with an exercise program
* Design your own meal plan
* Handle special occasions
* Manage stress
* Learn to deal with lapses
The book also provides fat and calorie counts, grocery shopping tips, and a lesson in low-fat cooking.

"...covers nutrition & exercise information, weight control developing lifestyle habits that last,and managing stress... includes exercise, quizzes, and worksheets for readers to create their own weight management success story."

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780470311554
  • Publisher: Turner Publishing Company
  • Publication date: 4/21/2008
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 224
  • File size: 3 MB

Meet the Author

Jackie Labat, MS, RD, CDE, is a registered dietitian and nutrition educator specializing in diabetes, eating disorders, and weight management. She is also a freelance writer with numerous magazine articles on current health and nutrition issues to her credit.

Annette Maggi, MS, RD, is a registered dietitian with expertise in cardiovascular disease, food labeling, and weight management. She utilizes this experience to provide practical approaches and real solutions for consumers nutrition concerns.
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Table of Contents

Take Charge: Living with Type II Diabetes.

On Your Mark, Get Set, Go.

Designing Your Own Meal Plan.

Activate Your Health.

Monitoring Counts.

Setting Goals Within Reach.

Relinking the Behavior Chain.

Teaming Up for Support.

Keeping Pace with Exercise.

Nutrition Extras.

Making Sense of Food Labels.

Special Occasions Made Easy.

Lapse Does Not Equal Relapse.

Mind Over Matter.

A Lifetime of Health.

Appendices.

Resources.

Index.
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