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Diabetes does not have to control your life
You are not alone. Millions of Americans have been diagnosed with diabetes and are facing its challenges. But you have the power to get your life back. You can not only prevent disabling complications, but also effectively stop the progression of the disease. Recent research proves the key is tight blood sugar control.
Here, leading diabetes researcher Dr. William T. Cefalu distills the latest studies and offers a breakthrough program to halt your symptoms. Combining cutting-edge conventional and alternative therapies now available, Stop Diabetes Now arms you with the most up-to-date information, explaining:
*How to control your glucose level painlessly and effectively
*The incredible benefits of careful nutrition and simple exercise
*How to manage your hunger
*When medication makes sense
*Which supplements have been proven to make a difference
Stop Diabetes Now proves that diabetes doesn't have to be a grim sentence. Fight back and take charge of your health today with this simple step- by-step program.
|Publisher:||Penguin Publishing Group|
|Product dimensions:||5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.90(d)|
|Age Range:||18 Years|
About the Author
William T. Cefalu, M.D., is a clinician, researcher, and the director of the NIH Center for the Study of Botanicals and Metabolic Syndrome. He is also the Douglas L. Manship Senior Professor of Diabetes and chief of the Division of Nutrition and Chronic Diseases at the Pennington Biomedical Research Center. An internationally known speaker, Cefalu has been quoted The New York Times and other publications. He lives in Baton Rouge.
Table of Contents
Introduction: The Solution You Need Now 1
Part 1 Diabetes Today: Overview of an Epidemic
1 Understanding Diabetes and How We Can Stop It 9
2 Beware of Metabolic Syndrome and Prediabetes 21
3 The Good and Bad News about Complications 34
Part 2 A Lifestyle Prescription for Preventing and Managing Diabetes
4 Making the Most of Your Food 61
5 Meal Plans and Recipes to Prevent or Manage Diabetes 92
6 The Promise of Complementary Therapy 131
7 Exercising Your Options 156
8 Glucose Testing Made Pain-Free and Easy 175
9 Keeping the Momentum: Reap the Benefits of Outside Support 187
Part 3 Medical Management
10 Optimizing Your Antidiabetes Medications 203
11 Using Insulin: Not the Pain It Used to Be 217
Appendix A Glossary 227
Appendix B Stretching Exercises and Guidelines 241
Appendix C Resources 245
Appendix D References 251