Product Description: More of us are at risk for diabetes than ever before. But no matter what your risk factors, diabetes is not inevitable. And if you already have it - it may be reversible. In How to Prevent and Treat Diabetes with Natural Medicine, Drs. Michael Murray and Michael Lyon - two leading natural medicine and diabetes experts - offer a complete, individualized nutrition program and proven exercise and lifestyle changes for preventing, treating, and even reversing diabetes. This unique book will you to:
*Prevent both type I and type II diabetes.
*Treat and even reverse diabetes.
*Integrate natural and conventional therapies to reduce your need for medication.
The most thorough and authoritative diabetes resource available, it offers:
*A meal plan, featuring shopping lists and recipes.
*A list of daily vitamins and supplements.
*A guide to natural medicines - when, how, and in what combination to take them.
Who needs this book? Anyone who is overweight; has a family history of diabetes or a personal or family history of heart disease; has prediabetes, low blood sugar, or borderline high blood sugar; and lives a sedentary lifestyle. This is an essential tool for helping you live a healthy and active life.
Publisher: The Berkley Publishing Group
Date Published: 2003
Table of Contents: Introduction: Diabetes - A Twenty-first Century Epidemic: 1
Part One: Prevention
Chapter One: An Ounce of Prevention…: 11
Chapter Two: A Closer Look at Risk Factors for Type 1 Diabetes: 29
Chapter Three: Preventing Type 1 Diabetes: 44
Chapter Four: A Closer Look at Risk Factors for Type 2 Diabetes: 62
Chapter Five: Preventing Type 2 Diabetes: 90
Part Two: Treating Diabetes with Natural Medicine
Chapter Six: Monitoring Diabetes: 121
Chapter Seven: Diet Therapy in Managing Diabetes: 140
Chapter Eight: Natural Products for Type 1 Diabetes: 163
Chapter Nine: Natural Products for Type 2 Diabetes: 181
Chapter Ten: Lifestyle and Attitude in Managing Diabetes: 204
Part Three: Prevention and Treatment of Diabetic Complications
Chapter Eleven: Diabetic Complications: An Overview: 229
Chapter Twelve: Recommendations for Specific Chronic Complications: 252
About the Author: Michael Murray, N.D., is a food industry consultant and the medical editor of Natural Medicine Journal. He is the co-author of How to Prevent and Treat Cancer with Natural Medicine and the Encyclopedia of Natural Medicine, which sold more than 800,000 copies. Michael Lyon, M.D., is one of North America's foremost experts in the treatment of diabetes. His groundbreaking research on treating diabetes through nutrition and lifestyle has garnered international recognition. He is director of the North American Diabetes Prevention and Reversal Initiative.