In Winning Your Blood Sugar Battle, Dr. Richard Furman shows you the three essential steps to take in order to defeat diabetes before it defeats you. He carefully explains the latest medical literature, offers proven guidelines on what to eat (and what not to eat), and outlines an effective exercise program for keeping the heart healthy.
Anyone who is diabetic, prediabetic, or overweight, as well as the loved one or caregiver who wants specific directions for supporting the diabetic in their life as they make vital lifestyle changes, will find this book a lifeline.
|Publisher:||Baker Publishing Group|
|Sold by:||Barnes & Noble|
|File size:||3 MB|
About the Author
Richard Furman, MD, FACS, spent more than thirty years as a vascular surgeon. The author of Prescription for Life, Your Cholesterol Matters, and Defeating Dementia, Furman is past president of the North Carolina Chapter of the American College of Surgeons, past president of the North Carolina Surgical Society, and a two-term governor of the American College of Surgeons. He is cofounder of World Medical Mission, the medical arm of Samaritan's Purse, and a member of the board of Samaritan's Purse. He lives in Boone, North Carolina.
For more information, please visit www.prescriptionforlifeplan.com.
Table of Contents
Part 1 Understanding Diabetes
1 The Diabetes Problem 13
2 Understanding Diabetes 19
3 Medicine vs. Lifestyle Change 31
4 Understanding Insulin Resistance 39
5 Diabetes and Your Heart 49
6 Diabetes and Your Brain 59
7 The Midlife Years 73
Part 2 Defeating Diabetes: Lifestyle Choices for Your Health
8 Habits 81
9 Exercise 99
10 What Should You Eat? 117
11 The Importance of Ideal Weight 143
Medical References 189