The Best Life Guide To Managing Diabetes And Pre-Diabetes
Simon & Schuster
On Sale: November 3, 2009
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Bob Greene has helped millions of Americans become fit and
healthy with his life-changing Best Life plan. Now, for the
first time, Oprah's trusted expert on diet and fitness teams
up with a leading endocrinologist and an expert dietitian to
offer a Best Life program tailored to the needs of people
with diabetes and pre-diabetes.
Coping with the unique
challenges of living with these conditions can feel like a
full-time job. That's why The Best Life Guide to Managing
Diabetes and Pre-Diabetes takes a gradual, three-phase
approach to improving diet and increasing physical activity
and provides strategies for staying motivated. While
offering clear guidance, the program is flexible enough that
you can tailor it to your needs and abilities. The result: A
way of living that improves blood sugar and helps you stave
off heart disease, neuropathy, and other diabetes- and
pre-diabetes-related conditions while reaching and
maintaining a healthy weight. This comprehensive yet
readable volume offers the information you need to protect
your health whether you are controlling your disease simply
with diet and exercise, are taking drugs orally, or need
Detailed but flexible meal plans take
the guesswork out of eating without making you a slave to
the food scale or measuring cups. With complete nutritional
analyses, the recipes for budget- and family-friendly dishes
such as Vanilla Peanut Butter Smoothie, Cheesy Cornbread,
and Slow-Cooked Pork ensure that you never have to sacrifice
tasty food. Extensive reference sections, including a
complete guide to diabetes drugs and a chart of the
carbohydrate value of foods, give you quick answers you can
trust, while a log for tracking your blood sugar readings,
exercise, and medication helps you stay organized without
hassle or added expense.
With The Best Life Guide to
Managing Diabetes and Pre-Diabetes, you won't have to
let your life be defined by your diagnosis.
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