The Diabetes Guide

The Diabetes Guide

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Leading physicians come together to produce an accessible and reassuring guide to protecting against and managing diabetes. Aimed at both diagnosed and undiagnosed diabetics, as well as people who are glucose intolerant, The Diabetes Guide moves from basic questions such as What is diabetes? and What can I do? to a clear outline of the principles of healthy eating.With a large recipe section including dishes from around the world, the guide contains key lifestyle and dietary advice for anyone living with the condition.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 192 pages
  • 138 x 217 x 13mm | 388g
  • Ebury Publishing
  • Virgin Books
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • col. Illustrations
  • 0753510049
  • 9780753510049
  • 2,103,269

About Anne Claydon

Dr Adam Daykin MBA is author of numerous medical publications and the Intellectual Property Manager of East London Innovations Hub for the NHS.show more

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- Clearly presents the facts about diabetes and exposes diabetes myths. - Explains how the onset of Type 2 diabetes can be delayed and possibly prevented. - Offers a complete diet, exercise and lifestyle plan with simple and realistic targets. - Written by NHS diabetes specialists Diabetes affects 2 million people in the UK with a further million undiagnosed. Linked to a host of health issues from obesity to blindness, it is often overlooked that this manageable disease can be controlled by our lifestyles. For many, the basic questions still remain: How did I get it? What can I do about it? How can I stop it from taking over my life? Pruduced in association with NHS professionals and Diabetes UK, The Diabetes Guide contains all the information you need to achieve better control of the condition by focusing on a healthier lifestyle. It provides accessible, realistic and reassuring tips to stop diabetes controlling your life. Aimed at people with diabetes, as well as those who are at risk of developing the condition, it lays out clear diet and exercise principles, the importance of the Glycemic Index (GI) and how much of the scientific know-how comes down to a simple case of balance. With friendly and up-to-date lifestyle information from specialist in the field and delicious European, Asian and Afro-Caribbean recipes, The diabetes Guide contains key advice for anyone living with ,or supporting someone with, the condition.show more

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