9781583333563

Stop Diabetes Now : A Groundbreaking Program for Controlling Your Disease and Staying Healthy

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    9781583333563

  • ISBN10:

    1583333568

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2009-09-01
  • Publisher: Avery Trade
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Summary

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 Nowarms 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 Nowproves 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.

Author Biography

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 Nowp. 1
Diabetes Today: Overview of an Epidemic
Understanding Diabetes and How We Can Stop Itp. 9
Beware of Metabolic Syndrome and Prediabetesp. 21
The Good and Bad News about Complicationsp. 34
A Lifestyle Prescription for Preventing and Managing Diabetes
Making the Most of Your Foodp. 61
Meal Plans and Recipes to Prevent or Manage Diabetesp. 92
The Promise of Complementary Therapyp. 131
Exercising Your Optionsp. 156
Glucose Testing Made Pain-Free and Easyp. 175
Keeping the Momentum: Reap the Benefits of Outside Supportp. 187
Medical Management
Optimizing Your Antidiabetes Medicationsp. 203
Using Insulin: Not the Pain It Used to Bep. 217
Appendices
Glossaryp. 227
Stretching Exercises and Guidelinesp. 241
Resourcesp. 245
Referencesp. 251
Indexp. 256
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