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Why WAIT? In this groundbreaking book, diabetes and weight management expert Osama Hamdy, M.D., Ph.D., reveals how you can reverse the course of your type 2 diabetes, lose weight for good and finally reclaim your health-in just 12 weeks! Dr. Hamdy is at the forefront of cutting-edge clinical research conducted at Joslin Diabetes Center, an affiliate of Harvard Medical School. For the first time, he shares those scientific breakthroughs in a usable and doable step-by-step 12-week plan based on the successful Why WAIT (Weight Achievement and Intensive Treatment) program he conducts at Joslin. And with the professionally formulated exercise plans fine-tuned by Dr. Sheri Colberg, an exercise physiologist and renowned diabetes fitness expert, you'll not only get results but keep them. With the Why WAIT program, Dr. Hamdy and his Joslin team have helped hundreds of patients: * Break free from the pill bottle. It is possible to cut your medications by 50-60%-or even stop them altogether! * Stop fearing the scale. Learn how to safely lose-and keep off-those 10, 20 or even 50 plus pounds that are holding you back from a healthy life. * Never dread exercise again. Tailor your exercise plan to the way you really live and work, so you can get results without being a slave to the gym. * Make it easy. The dozens of checklists, goal worksheets and real-life success stories in this book will keep you motivated to make smart decisions, even on the busiest days. So don't settle for a diabetes diagnosis. Shed the pounds, toss the medications and conquer your diabetes, once and for all.
In Diabetes & C-Peptide: Scientific and Clinical Aspects, a renowned group of leading researchers and physicians offers a comprehensive overview of the role of C-Peptide in type 1 diabetes. The book is organized in five sections. An Introductory section provides the background and key features of C-peptide's physiological function and how its deficiency contributes to complications. The second section describes up-to-date information on the biochemical and molecular actions of C-peptide, including membrane binding, interactions with insulin as well as the interaction between C-peptide and zinc and effects on microvascular vasoreactivity. The third section summarizes in vivo animal studies of the type 1 diabetic complications. The fourth section reviews the clinical efforts of C-peptide on inflammation, cardiovascular complication, neuropathy and nephropathy. Finally, in the Conclusions section, a summary of the present state of C-peptide, outstanding questions, and the likely direction of the field are offered. Developed by the foremost investigators in the rapidly moving field of C-peptide research, Diabetes & C-Peptide: Scientific and Clinical Aspects is an important contribution to the literature for all researchers and physicians concerned about type 1 diabetes.
The revised and updated 3rd edition of one of the first diabetes nutrition books features even more entries and more up-to-date advice than ever.
The management of older people with diabetes requires careful attention to the specific needs of this age group. This practical handbook addresses the issues surrounding the care of older diabetic patients, including dementia, frailty, depression and cardiovascular risk. Intended for day-to-day use in clinical practice, each chapter closes with a list of salient practical points in the clinical management of older patients with diabetes. Concisely written by authorities in the field, this book is a valuable resource for all those involved in the diabetes care of older people .
If you or a family member has been diagnosed with diabetes, you may feel overwhelmed by the challenges associated with this disease. The Everything® Healthy Living Series is here to help. These concise, thoughtful guides offer the expert advice and the latest medical information you need to improve your health. Diabetes can cause complications like neuropathy, vascular disease, and glaucoma. But good health habits and regular maintenance can help you to reduce the likelihood of serious problems. You'll learn how to recognize warning signs and lower the risk of short- and long-term side effects.
If you or a family member has been diagnosed with diabetes, you may feel overwhelmed by the challenges associated with this disease. The Everything® Healthy Living Series is here to help. These concise, thoughtful guides offer the expert advice and the latest medical information you need to improve your health. Diabetes diagnoses are not created equal--and neither are the treatments. From mood swings to intimacy, diabetes affects the lives of men and women differently. For women, changes in hormonal levels can get in the way of controlling diabetes. And pregnancy adds its own complications. Men may have to deal with depression or sexual dysfunction. Reassuring and easy to follow, this guide will become your go-to source for information on gender-specific complications of diabetes and the issues unique to you.
This low-carb diet book is geared towards diabetics. An engineer by training, Bernstein pioneered blood glucose self-monitoring and the tight control of blood sugar that is now accepted as the standard treatment of diabetes.
Everything cookbooks are a popular choice for home cooks looking for fresh, original recipes that only taste like you've spent all day in the kitchen. But now we've collected fifty of our healthy recipes to help you control your glucose levels while eating well. Here's all you need to get started making tasty, satisfying recipes from Pear Walnut Muffins to Soy and Ginger Flank Steak.
If you or a family member has been diagnosed with diabetes, you may feel overwhelmed by the challenges associated with this disease. The Everything® Healthy Living Series is here to help. These concise, thoughtful guides offer the expert advice and the latest medical information you need to improve your health. Aside from having a lab in your medicine cabinet, this is your best tool for managing diabetes, monitoring your glucose level, and understanding the importance of insulin. You'll find tips and advice on testing your blood sugar, tracking results, and administering insulin.
If you or a family member has been diagnosed with diabetes, you may feel overwhelmed by the challenges associated with this disease. The Everything® Healthy Living Series is here to help. These concise, thoughtful guides offer the expert advice and the latest medical information you need to improve your health. With a diabetes diagnosis comes a careful consideration of your diet. Here is expert advice on what to eat, what to avoid, and the importance of diet's effect on your glucose levels. You may be living with diabetes, but that doesn't mean you can't enjoy a healthy--and happy--lifestyle!
Gender differences impact the pathophysiology and clinical burden of diabetes in women. Exploring the complex interplay between gender and diabetes, Diabetes in Women provides a state-of-the-art update from conception to menopause and beyond. Written by experts in the field, Diabetes in Women covers sex differences in cardiometabolic risk, the impact of diabetes on women's health, diabetes and pregnancy, offspring of the diabetic mother and the disease management of women with diabetes. Chapters include up to date information on cardiometabolic risk in women throughout the lifecycle and the differences between sexes in energy balance and body composition. Prominent authors also explore the impact of poverty and globalization on the emerging epidemic of obesity in developing countries. Designed for primary care and internal medicine physicians, endocrinologists, obstetricians and gynecologists, and trainees and basic scientists in these areas, Diabetes in Women is an invaluable resource and important contribution to the field.
This volume brings together experts from basic and clinical science to provide a broad survey of the role of insulin in the brain, and to discuss the mechanisms through which insulin dysregulation contributes to the development of cognitive impairment and late-life neurodegenerative disease. Each author has greatly furthered our understanding of the relationships among insulin, diabetes, and Alzheimer's disease, moving us far beyond the belief that the brain is an insulin-insensitive organ. Given the recent pandemic of conditions associated with insulin resistance, it is imperative that we achieve a comprehensive knowledge of the mechanisms through which insulin resistance affects brain function in order to develop therapeutic strategies to address these effects.
If you or a family member has been diagnosed with diabetes, you may feel overwhelmed by the challenges associated with this disease. The Everything® Healthy Living Series is here to help. These concise, thoughtful guides offer the expert advice and the latest medical information you need to improve your health. Diabetes is a lifelong disease, but one that should not deter you from living. With careful planning and a little caution, living with diabetes is completely manageable. Here, you'll find helpful advice and strategies to enjoy everything from travel to parties, while staying safe and healthy.
Leading researchers and clinical investigators describe their best cutting-edge techniques for studying, at both the molecular and biochemical levels, the defects in insulin production and action associated with diabetes. Written in step-by-step detail to ensure ready reproducibility and robust results, these techniques allow investigators, both novices and those already active in the field, to study every major facet of insulin production and action. Each protocol includes an introduction to the technique, an explanation of its application, and a list of materials. Practical notes discuss how to avoid pitfalls, as well as how to adapt the methods to your own research.
From the New York Times bestselling author of The Metabolism Miracle: a breakthrough carb-controlled diet for the prevention and management of type 2 diabetes
An indispensable addition to the diabetes self-care shelf, Diabetes? No Problema is written expressly for the millions of Latinos who have or are at risk for diabetes and its complications. Leading diabetes authorities Drs. Colberg and Villa-Caballero present everything Latinos need to know to understand and manage their condition. Topics include dietary modifications to help control diabetes, common traps and pitfalls, and everyday tips to effectively manage the disease. With inspirational stories of diabetic Latinos who have successfully conquered their condition, Diabetes? No Problema is the most accessible, essential guide for every Latino with, or at risk for, diabetes.
If you or a family member has been diagnosed with diabetes, you may feel overwhelmed by the challenges associated with this disease. The Everything® Healthy Living Series is here to help. These concise, thoughtful guides offer the expert advice and the latest medical information you need to improve your health. A pre-diabetes diagnosis is a wake-up call. And with a pre-diabetes action plan, you can make the lifestyle changes you need to ensure your good health. Pre-diabetes can be reversed with a healthy diet and proper exercise. Here you'll find the tools to manage your condition, prevent any further complications, and potentially reverse pre-diabetes--one step at a time.
Diabetes: The Ultimate Teen Guide is a practical, hands-on guide that addresses the social and health issues specific to diabetic teens. Intended to empower teens to take control over the diabetes through effective disease management, they learn how to stay healthy and live life to the fullest--even with diabetes--through this no-nonsense guidance.
Vision impairment is a common complication of diabetes mellitus, which is itself the leading cause of new cases of blindness among adults in the United States. Three percent of the country's 10 million diabetics have experienced severe vision loss as a result of the disease. This means that diabetics frequently have to face additional problems of impending loss of vision and blindness. The purpose of this pamphlet is to explain the relationship between visual impairment and diabetes and to identify recent advances in treatment and rehabilitation to help diabetics and their families deal with the problems of vision loss.
Colberg (exercise science, Old Dominion U.) recommends guidelines for monitoring blood glucose levels while exercising, taking supplements, preventing injuries, and adjusting diet and medication when engaging in fitness activities, endurance sports, power sports, and outdoor recreation. Originally published in 2001, the second edition adds athlete profiles and boxes about diabetic athlete-related organizations.
In The Diabetic Foot: Medical and Surgical Management, 3rd Edition, a distinguished panel of clinicians provides a thorough update of the significant improvements in knowledge surrounding the pathogenesis of diabetic foot problems, as well as the optimal healthcare treatment for this debilitating condition. The authors, many practicing at the famous Joslin-Beth Israel Deaconess Foot Center, again illuminate the successful new multidisciplinary approach now clearly required for the successful treatment of diabetic foot. Drawing on the experiences of diabetologists, podiatrists, vascular surgeons, infectious disease specialists, orthotists, plastic and orthopedic surgeons, this invaluable third edition, so timely given the continued rise of diabetes and its complications, clearly describes established techniques known to be effective. This updated edition blends new knowledge with the time-tested principles of diabetic foot management and will be of significant value to all physicians and researchers with an interest in a state-of-the-art understanding of diabetic foot.
From the back cover: Diabetics and Health-minded People-Take Note! If you are trying to eat a healthier diet because of diabetes or just because you know it is the best decision for you, but you are struggling with limited time or energy . . . this cookbook is a lifesaver! This new large print edition, The Diabetic Four Ingredient Cookbook, is a practical kitchen tool for busy cooks who must or want to eat healthy. Over 150 new recipes have been added. Each simple recipe provides the nutritional analysis, along with the exchanges. There are also more than 180 recipes that are low in carbohydrates and easily located by the Low Carb next to the recipe name. This book is full of delicious, easy recipes!
The Diabetic Gourmet Cookbook: More Than 200 Healthy Recipes from Homestyle Favorites to Restaurant Classicsby Editors of Diabetic Gourmet Magazine
Scrumptious, healthy, crowd-pleasing recipes for people with diabetes and their loved ones. The editors of Diabetic Gourmet Magazine understand that although people with diabetes must carefully monitor their eating habits, they still crave their favorite sweets and savory dishes. Now, with this all-new collection of healthy recipes that are perfect for everyday meals as well as for entertaining, you can enjoy making tasty dishes for yourself, your friends, and your family that are as good for you as they are delicious. The Diabetic Gourmet Cookbook features more than 200 original gourmet recipes complete with detailed nutritional information and diabetic exchanges for easy meal planning. By featuring healthy versions of traditional favorites-from pot roast to macaroni and cheese to banana cream pie-this mouthwatering collection shows how you can safely and effectively eat well if you have diabetes or special dietary needs and still enjoy wonderful food. You'll find easy-to-prepare recipes for appetizers, soups, salads, breads, desserts, sauces, and more along with a host of healthy cooking techniques--which makes The Diabetic Gourmet Cookbook essential for every health-conscious cook's kitchen. Pecan Winter Waffles? Huevos Rancheros? Blueberry Blintzes Topped with Lime Crema? Cranberry Apple Muffins? Baked Onion Rings? Brazilian Smoked Black Bean Soup? French Onion Soup? Refreshing Spring Tabbouleh? Spicy Thai Chicken? Crisp Cornmeal-Coated Catfish? Greek Gyros with Tzatziki Sauce? Chicken Francese? Creamy Coleslaw? Ginger-Lime Sugar Snap Peas? Cranberry-Orange Biscotti? Key Lime Cheesecake Squares? Georgia Peach Pie? Baklava? And many more tasty recipes!
The essential cookbook and everyday guide on what to eat when you have diabetesDiabetic Living® magazine's trustworthy resource for anyone living with diabetes gives over 200 recipes and essential advice on what to eat in order to control blood sugar, feel better, and enjoy delicious meals every day. Enjoy carb-smart recipes like Beef Fajitas, Panko-Crusted Chicken, Speedy Pizza Bites, and Layered Brownies.In addition, you'll find the information every newly diagnosed individual needs to know to eat right--from how to shop for groceries and read food labels to counting carbs--all clearly explained in the magazine's friendly, approachable style. Features include: Chapters covering breakfast, salads, soups, sandwiches, main dishes and slow-cooker suppers, desserts, snacks, and drinksMore than 200 beautiful full-color photographsA complete intro chapter on controlling blood sugar, counting carbs, navigating the grocery store, stocking your pantry, and moreFull nutrition information and highlighted carb counts provided for every recipe
Delicious meals in minutes the whole family will enjoy Eat right for diabetes and get dinner on the table fast with this photo-filled collection of easy, everyday meals from Diabetic Living-the only lifestyle magazine for individuals living with diabetes. These fast-fix recipes-low in fat, carb-smart, and made with nutrient-rich ingredients-make it easy to put healthy meals on the table every night of the week. Enjoy mouthwatering main dishes, such as Pesto Turkey Burgers, Mediterranean Tostadas, and Pork Chops Primavera. You'll find the most current information on the best foods to choose in an eating plan and lots of timesaving tips for making healthy meals in a snap. Includes 120 fresh and tasty recipes with a color photo of every recipe Every recipe for breakfast, sandwiches, soups and stews, entrees, salads, and sides is ready in 30 minutes or less Special slow-cooker and dessert chapters featuring recipes that require only 20 minutes or less of prep time Recipes highlight total grams of carbohydrate per serving and provide full nutrition information Clear serving-size icons make it easy to see the satisfying portion sizes With Diabetic Living Quick & Easy Diabetic Meals, fast, fresh food is never far away!
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