Natural Treatments for Diabetes

Natural Treatments for Diabetes

by R. N. Ellsworth

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781580541893
Publisher: Woodland Publishing, Incorporated
Publication date: 10/15/2010
Series: Woodland Health Series
Pages: 48
Product dimensions: 5.10(w) x 8.20(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

Diabetes on the Rise 5

What is Diabetes? 6

Type 1 Diabetes 7

Type 2 Diabetes 8

Other Types of Diabetes 9

Prediabetes and Syndrome X 10

Could You Have Diabetes? 11

What Are the Symptoms of Diabetes? 11

What Is Hypoglycemia? 12

What Is Hyperglycemia? 13

What Is Ketoacidosis? 13

Complications of Diabetes 14

Considerations for Women 16

Considerations for Kids 16

Can Diabetes Be Prevented? 18

Treatment Goals 19

A Healthy Lifestyle Can Help 20

Dietary Recommendations 20

What Is the Glycemic Index? 22

Does a Low-GI Diet Help? 22

Glycemic Index and Glycemic Load 24

Have Your Cake and Eat It Too! 26

Get Moving! 27

Complementary and Alternative Medicine Can Help 28

Herbs for Diabetes 30

Minerals for Diabetes 37

Vitamins for Diabetes 38

Specialty Supplements for Diabetes 40

It Doesn't Have to Be Like This 42

Appendix: Other Sources for Diabetes Information 43

References 44

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