The essential guide for understanding and managing type 2 diabetes with companion recipes.
A new edition of Karen Graham's diabetes guide is a companion to Diabetes Essentials and Diabetes Meals for Good Health Cookbook. Recent CDC reports indicate that over 30 million Americans have diabetes and another 84 million have prediabetes. This new edition of one of the most highly-respected resources on the subject offers new easy-to-understand content based on the latest medical expertise on diabetes from Registered Dietitian and Certified Diabetes Educator Karen Graham and MD and Endocrinologist Mansur Shomali.
Complete Diabetes Guide features essential information on underlying causes, clinical features, and effective management options and treatments along with personalized meal plans and lifestyle recommendations. This is a vital resource for anyone who has been diagnosed with type 2 diabetes or who is at risk of developing it.
The book is packed with useful and accessible information. A "Learning About Diabetes" section includes risks, symptoms and complications while a section on "Taking Medication and Tests" covers everything from low blood sugar and testing your own blood sugar to preparing for regular laboratory tests. A 7-Deal Meal Plan takes the guess-work out of a week's worth of healthy eating and a "Hands-on-Food Guide" offers nutrition tips, along with activity and fitness plan recommendations. The chapter on Managing at Other Life Stages covers topics such as teenagers with type 2 diabetes, gestational diabetes and sexuality and diabetes.
Karen Graham's diabetes books are market-leading and have sold over a quarter million copies across all titles and editions. She has an easy-to-understand approach and has devoted her career to helping those with diabetes improve their lives. Her collaboration with Dr. Shomali on this new Health and Wellness Series brings his leading-edge expertise as a physician and endocrinologist, professor of medicine and researcher.
About the Author
Karen Graham, RD, CDE is a Registered Dietitian, Certified Diabetes Educator and nutrition counsellor with over 30 years of specialization in the management and treatment of diabetes. She lives in British Columbia, Canada.
Mansur Shomali, MD, CM, is a physician, researcher and educator specializing in endocrinology, diabetes and metabolism. He cares for people with diabetes at MedStar Health and is an Adjunct Professor of Medicine at the University of Maryland School of Medicine. Dr. Shomali also serves as Chief Medical Officer at the technology company Welldoc, where he helps develop solutions for people with diabetes and other chronic health conditions. He resides near Baltimore, Maryland.