Sugar Crush: How to Reduce Inflammation, Reverse Nerve Damage, and Reclaim Good Health

Sugar Crush: How to Reduce Inflammation, Reverse Nerve Damage, and Reclaim Good Health

by Richard Jacoby, Raquel Baldelomar

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ISBN-13: 9780062348203
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 04/14/2015
Pages: 256
Sales rank: 864,027
Product dimensions: 8.40(w) x 5.70(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

Dr. Richard Jacoby is one of the country's leading peripheral nerve surgeons. He practices in Scottsdale, Arizona, and specializes in the treatment of peripheral neuropathy. He is one of the cofounders of the Scottsdale Healthcare Wound Management Center and is the former president of the Arizona Podiatry Association and the Association of Extremity Nerve Surgeons. He is a diplomate of the American Board of Podiatric Sur-gery and is a member of the American Podiatry Association, the Arizona Podiatry Association, and the Association of Extremity Nerve Surgeons. He lives in Scottsdale with his wife and two children.


RaqueL Baldelomar is the founder of Quaintise, a health care marketing and advertising agency. An expert in medical marketing strategies, she helps organizations transform sick care into true health care. She is a contributing writer for Advertising Age, Modern Healthcare, and Physician magazine, and is a reporter on how digital health and wireless technology empower consumers to take control of their own health. She lives in Santa Monica, California.

Table of Contents

Foreword Dr. A. Lee Dellon vii

Introduction xi

Part I This Fine Sweet Mess

1 The 500-Pound Canary: A Sugar Tsunami 3

2 The Nerve of It All: How Chronic Inflammation Crashes Your Miraculous Hard Wiring 15

3 Killing You Softly: The Creep of Compression 29

4 Slightly Diabetic: The Metabolic Syndrome and Its Ugly Cousins 45

Part II The Train to Nowhere

5 On Track for Nerve Damage: Are Your Nerves Already Inflamed? 63

6 The Five Phases of Peripheral Neuropathy: Heed the Clarion Call 93

7 Meanwhile, Just Make It Stop: What We Suffer to Ease the Pain 103

Part III So Now What's Stopping You?

8 The Sugar Addiction: #kickingthebabit 131

9 The Big Fat Lie: Educated into Ignorance 145

10 So Then What Can You Eat?: Hot Buttered Coffee with Judy Nicassio 171

Epilogue: My Own Awakening 205

Acknowledgments 209

Bibliography 213

Index 227

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