The information in this book is geared especially toward people with type 2 diabetes, primarily because 90–95 percent of those with diabetes have type 2. Type 1 is more rare, but most of the treatment and lifestyle suggestions given here are helpful for both.
A Q&A format, organized by topic for quick reference, provides authoritative but understandable answers to a range of questions, such as:
Is diabetes a dangerous disease?
Should I tell my supervisor and coworkers that I have diabetes?
Will the medication I’m taking for depression affect my blood sugar?
This book is a perfect companion to a health-care team and is sure to become a trusted reference as you live with diabetes.
Every day and at every meal, millions of people use the food list system to plan meals, make healthier choices, and better estimate portions. This proven system is the most popular approach to diabetes meal planning and has been used by dietitians, diabetes educators, and millions of people with diabetes for more than 70 years. This portable version of the Food Lists takes all of the information from the original and repackages it in a format that's perfect for trips to the grocery store or meals on the go. Updates include new foods, revised portions, and updated meal planning tips and techniques.
With more foods, revised portion sizes, and the combined knowledge of the American Diabetes Association and the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, this handy guide is the ultimate meal planning tool for everyone with diabetes.
Recipes include everything from appetizers and breakfasts to dinners and desserts. With cardiovascular disease ranking number one on the list of diabetes-related complications, this is the must-have cookbook for anyone who wants to pump up his or her heart health! And it's great for those with prediabetes or people just looking to eat heart-healthier, too.
The original Diabetes and Heart Healthy Cookbook was a bestseller and a reader favorite. With new and updated recipes and an all-new look, this new edition is better than ever.
Written for anyone diagnosed with type 2 diabetes (and for anyone who loves someone with diabetes), Managing Type 2 Diabetes For Dummies is an essential guide to understanding the effects of diabetes and knowing what steps to take to successfully manage this chronic illness. Diabetes can lead to serious complications but people with diabetes can control the condition and lower the risk of its many complications. This is your easy-to-understand guide that shows you how. Under the direction of The American Diabetes Association, Managing Type 2 Diabetes For Dummies gives hope to the one in 11 people in the United States who are affected by the disease.
Written in simple-to-understand terms, Managing Type 2 Diabetes For Dummies is filled with a wealth of expert advice and includes the most current information on recent medical advances for treatment. Improperly managed diabetes and consistently high blood glucose levels can lead to serious diseases affecting the heart and blood vessels, eyes, kidneys, nerves, and teeth. With the authorities at the American Diabetes Association on your side, you will have a practical handbook for preventing complications and managing diabetes with confidence!Prevent and manage the complications of the diseaseCombat diabetes-related anxiety and depressionLead a healthy life with type 2 diabetes
Tap into the better living “rules of the road” with Managing Type 2 Diabetes For Dummies. By modifying your diet, consulting with your doctors, staying active, and understanding what medications are right for you, you will be on the path to a happier and healthier lifestyle.
The recipes are simple, quick, and filled with fresh ingredients. Many have been developed by Robyn Webb, a well-known and award-winning nutritionist who has written many other American Diabetes Association cookbooks, including the bestselling Diabetic Meals in 30 Minutes—Or Less! and American Diabetes Association The Diabetes Comfort Food Cookbook. All of the recipes meet the American Diabetes Association's nutrition guidelines, ensuring that they're a perfect match for nearly any diabetes meal plan. In addition, every recipe has complete nutrition information and diabetic exchanges.
Also included is a "How To" section that teaches some of the basics of cooking. Recipes contain "Simple Tips," which give readers ideas about how to keep things easy in the kitchen while still bringing exceptional taste to the table.
Recipes include: Cajun Spiced Pork Tenderloin, Filet Mignon with Red Wine, Roast Beef with Horseradish Sauce, Pappardelle with Pesto, Pasta with Roasted Asparagus, Stir-Fried Shrimp with Snow Peas, Chicken Pot Pie with Phyllo, Biscuit and Hamburger Pie, and more.
This new edition contains a variety of important updates, including information on new medications and insulins, new nutrition recommendations to match the Associations new dietary guidelines, an all new insurance section discussing new coverage options and details brought about by the Affordable Care Act, and much more!
Appropriate for all people with diabetes and their caregivers, and backed by the credibility of The American Diabetes Association, this latest edition to Diabetes A to Z is the home reference every person with diabetes should own.
If you have diabetes, watching what you eat is one of the most important things you can do to stay healthy. With the help of the American Diabetes Association, Quick & Easy Diabetic Recipes For Dummies offers 100+ healthy, diabetes-friendly recipes and meal planning ideas–without sacrificing taste. Plus, Quick & Easy Diabetic Recipes For Dummies provides expert tips on the types of food you should keep stocked in your kitchen, advice on healthy cooking techniques, ways to lower fat and cholesterol, and most importantly, what to eat with diabetes.
According to the World Health Organization, the number of adults worldwide affected by diabetes has quadrupled since 1980 to 422 million. Nearly one in 11 people in the United States now have diabetes or prediabetes, and unhealthy eating can worsen the condition and hinder efforts at better management. While those numbers are alarming, the good news is that you can cook and eat your way to better health–and this book makes it easy!
• Make more than 100 tasty recipes, many of which cook in 30 minutes or less
• Get the total grams of carbohydrates and other nutrients per serving
• Discover ways to keep a healthier kitchen
It’s never been simpler–or tastier–to keep up with your diabetes management.
In an easy-to-use bullet list format the guidebook covers:
Hospitalization and Surgery
Medical Nutriton Therapy
In addition, the guidebook has a glossary of important terms, and a bibliography.
This critical, pertinent information&mdashcompiled by hospital-based diabetes care experts&mdashis essential for physicians, nurses, or other health professionals who care for patients with diabetes.
All proceeds are used to further the American Diabetes Association's mission to prevent and cure diabetes and improve the lives of all people affected by diabetes.