In this highly readable and provocative book, Dr. Jason Fung sets out an original, robust theory of obesity that provides startling insights into proper nutrition. In addition to his five basic steps, a set of lifelong habits that will improve your health and control your insulin levels, Dr. Fung explains how to use intermittent fasting to break the cycle of insulin resistance and reach a healthy weight—for good.
Comprehensive and up-to-date, Diagnostic and Therapeutic Nuclear Medicine for Neuroendocrine Tumors will assist and guide physicians who encounter patients with these conditions, either from a diagnostic or therapeutic standpoint, and particularly emphasizes the current and emerging medical devices and imaging and therapeutic options.
When it comes to weight loss, most people don’t think about hormones. But when you develop resistance to your seven major metabolic hormones—cortisol, thyroid, testosterone, growth hormone, leptin, insulin, and estrogen—your body adjusts by increasingly raising your hormone levels and ultimately slowing down your metabolism. And a slower metabolism leads to weight gain and difficulty losing weight. The solution, Dr. Sara Gottfried contends, is to reset the efficiency of your hormones by repairing and growing new hormone receptors.
Based on leading scientific research, The Hormone Reset Diet is her proven weight loss and energy program to reverse hormone resistance in just three weeks. It will help you:Boost your metabolism and calorie burning by growing new and fresh thyroid receptors; Increase your weight loss by re-balancing estrogen and progesterone receptors; Reverse your aging by resetting glucocorticoid receptors (for better processing cortisol).
For the last twenty years, this Harvard-MIT educated physician has helped thousands of women address the root hormonal causes of what bothers them most: excess weight, lack of energy, aging, and illness. Going beyond her bestselling The Hormone Cure, this program is the next generation of her deep understanding of hormonal optimization for rapid weight loss.
What Grain Brain did for wheat, this book by a leading peripheral nerve surgeon now does for sugar, revealing how it causes crippling nerve damage throughout the body—in our feet, organs, and brain—why sugar and carbohydrates are harmful to the body's nerves, and how eliminating them can mitigate and even reverse the damage.
If you suffer from ailments your doctors can’t seem to diagnose or help—mysterious rashes, unpredictable digestive problems, debilitating headaches, mood and energy swings, constant tiredness—nerve compression is the likely cause. Sugar Crush exposes the shocking truth about how a diet high in sugar, processed carbohydrates, and wheat compresses and damages the peripheral nerves of the body, leading to pain, numbness, and tingling in the hands and feet, along with a host of related conditions, including migraines, gall bladder disease, and diabetes.
Over the years, Dr. Richard Jacoby has treated thousands of patients with peripheral neuropathy. Now, he shares his insights as well as the story of how he connected the dots to determine how sugar is the common denominator of many chronic diseases. In Sugar Crush, he offers a unique holistic approach to understanding the exacting toll sugar and carbs take on the body. Based on his clinical work, he breaks down his highly effective methods, showing how dietary changes reducing sugar and wheat, coinciding with an increase of good fats, can dramatically help regenerate nerves and rehabilitate their normal function.
Sugar Crush includes a quiz to assess your nerve damage, practical dietary advice, and the latest thinking on ways to prevent and reverse neuropathy. If you have diabetes, this essential guide will help you understand the dangers and give you the tools you need to make a difference beyond your doctor’s prescriptions. If you have the metabolic syndrome or prediabetes, or are just concerned about your health, it will help you reverse and prevent nerve damage.
Volumes 181 and 182 of Progress in Brain Research provide a rapid view of the major points presently discussed at biological and clinical levels.
The chapters have been written by top scientists who are directly involved in basic or clinical research and who use the most sophisticated biotechnological techniques.
The volumes cover of the role of genetics in many endocrine-related events, like neuroendocrinological diseases and endocrine depenedent cancers (prostate, breast, etc,). Interesting information is also provided on possibile treatments of neurodegenerative brain diseases (e.g., Alzheimer and similar syndromes).
• The best researchers in the field provide their conclusions in the context of the latest experimental results
• Chapters are extensively referenced to provide readers with a comprehensive list of resources on the topics covered
• Of great value for researchers and experts, but also for students as a background reference
In this groundbreaking guide, the first of its kind, New York Times best-selling author and leading natural-health practitioner Joseph Mercola explains how nearly all disease is caused by defective metabolic processes. Then he reveals what’s really causing your metabolism to go haywire: damage and dysfunction in the mitochondria, thousands of which are at work in nearly every cell in your body, generating 90 percent of the energy you need to stay alive and well. When mitochondria become damaged in large numbers, it is impossible to stay healthy.
Dr. Mercola shows you that you can to take control of your health simply by giving your body the proper fuel —and it’s not what you’ve likely been led to believe. A ketogenic diet, very low in carbohydrates and high in healthy fats, is the way to optimize the biochemical pathways that suppress disease and support healing. And the benefits can be astonishing —not only in treating or preventing serious illness, but in boosting your brainpower, increasing your energy, helping you lose weight and keep it off, and much more.
As you read this book, you’ll learn in clear, rational terms how your body works at a molecular level. You’ll finally understand the type of fuel it’s designed to burn in the most efficient way possible. You’ll find detailed guidelines for starting and sticking with a ketogenic eating plan. And you won’t have to wait a decade or two for metabolic mitochondrial therapy to make its way into the mainstream. You can build a healthier body and brain at the cutting edge of this exciting new discipline, starting right now.
Are you exhausted all the time, plagued by brain fog, and unable to lose weight? Do you struggle with insomnia, panic attacks, and tremors? But does your doctor insist that your labs are normal, and that you just need to eat less and exercise more? As anyone who has been there knows, nothing is more frustrating, stressful, and emotionally draining than feeling unwell and being told you're fine by the very person who is supposed to heal you.
The truth is, your symptoms could be triggered by a thyroid disorder--the hidden cause behind a wide array of health problems that can threaten to ruin your life. Thyroid dysfunctions like Hashimoto's disease, hypothyroidism, and hyperthyroidism affect at least 20 million Americans and yet conventional medicine frequently misses the diagnosis. The scariest part? Most doctors won't even order thyroid tests unless you specifically ask.
Now, in The Thyroid Connection, Dr. Amy Myers teaches you how to take your health into your own hands. Dr. Myers, originally misdiagnosed herself, understands the struggles of thyroid dysfunction firsthand. Fortunately, she also knows how achievable recovery and well-being are, and just how to get you there. In The Thyroid Connection, you'll discover:
How to work with your doctor to get the correct diagnosisWhat blood tests to ask for, as well as what they meanHow to find the right type and dose of supplemental thyroid hormone for youThe role of gut health, diet, toxins, infections, and stress in thyroid dysfunctionA complete 28-day plan to jumpstart your health and reverse your thyroid symptoms
Complete with advice on diet and nutrition, supplements, exercise, stress relief, and sleep, The Thyroid Connection is the ultimate roadmap back to your happiest, healthiest self.
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Written by diabetes expert Dr David Cavan and in association with diabetes.co.uk, the UK’s largest online diabetes community, Reverse Your Diabetes also tackles the myths and misinformation about type 2 diabetes. This is an essential book that will empower you to take control of your diabetes and maximise your health for good.
The thyroid is the body's energy center, working to set the metabolism. It can be underactive or work too fast. It is susceptible to cancer and other health issues, more often in women than men. And its symptoms are varying and hard to identify. The Complete Idiot's Guide to Thyroid Disease sifts through the vast amount of conflicting advice to help readers learn how to seek appropriate treatment for their individual situation.
? Covers Hypothyroidism and Hyperthyroidism, as well as Goiter, Graves' Disease, Hashimoto's Disease, Thyroid Cancer, and adrenal gland diseases
? Thyroid's role in PMS, infertility, and postpartum depression
Millions of women struggle every day with problems like low energy, unexplained weight gain, and dull moods, yet too often diet, exercise, and pharmaceutical drugs are thought to be the only available options. Hormones—the chemical messengers of the body—influence every single process in our bodies: they govern our growth, weight, and energy, as well as fight stress and anxiety, relieve depression, and maintain personal drive.
Based on Dr. Kristy Vermeulen’s popular six-week online course, Happy Hormones explains how hormones affect your day-to-day routine and provides expert guidance to help you identify your hormonal imbalances and treat them in a natural, healthy way.
Happy Hormones also includes:
• Simple and effective self-assessments to help you diagnose your hormonal imbalances
• Six-step hormonal balancing programs for adrenal, thyroid, progesterone, estrogen, and testosterone imbalances
• Tools to help you read your own hormonal messages so you can stay in tune with your body and improve your overall well-being
• FAQs of bioidentical and synthetic hormones, along with guidelines to help you safely and effectively apply them in your treatment program
• Nutrition program with over 45 delicious, healthy, and hormone-friendly recipes
• Expert guidance to feeling and looking young, healthy, and fabulous
Happy Hormones is a comprehensive, practical guide for any woman interested in balancing their hormones. It will help you get back to your energetic, vibrant, and healthy self. Representing an important application of a fast-growing branch of health science, Happy Hormones will allow you to shed unwanted weight and regain your energy for a healthy, fabulous life.
Drawing extensively on interviews with adults with intersex conditions, parents, and physicians, Karkazis moves beyond the heated rhetoric to reveal the complex reality of how intersexuality is understood, treated, and experienced today. As she unravels the historical, technological, social, and political forces that have culminated in debates surrounding intersexuality, Karkazis exposes the contentious disagreements among theorists, physicians, intersex adults, activists, and parents—and all that those debates imply about gender and the changing landscape of intersex management. She argues that by viewing intersexuality exclusively through a narrow medical lens we avoid much more difficult questions. Do gender atypical bodies require treatment? Should physicians intervene to control the “sex” of the body? As this illuminating book reveals, debates over treatment for intersexuality force reassessment of the seemingly natural connections between gender, biology, and the body.
Thyroid Power can help you determine whether you're one of the millions who suffer from low thyroid. It discusses food, vitamins, and natural remedies that support thyroid health;explains how to avoid environmental and emotional triggers; and offers tips from thyroid support groups. By following this clear 10-step program and working with your health practitioner, you can channel the incredible power of your thyroid into greater health and well-being.
DIABETES EPIDEMIC and YOU is not a clich! It is a mandate for the awakening of the "silent" millions worldwide with "normal" fasting blood sugars and undiagnosed diabetes. If you have a "normal" fasting blood sugar, YOU may be one of the undiagnosed millions. YES, I do mean YOU.
Since Hippocrates' time, earliest diagnosis provided the greatest opportunity for treatment and cure. This book highlights the earliest identification of type 2 diabetes by utilizing the insulin assay with the oral glucose tolerance.
My cumulative experience of 14,384 oral glucose tolerances with insulin assays established the earliest diagnosis of prediabetes and diabetes when the blood sugars were normal. Prediabetes is type 2 diabetes. The tolerances were separated according to age groups, from 313 years to 8190+ years. Each group was further divided into normal glucose tolerances, impaired glucose tolerances, and diabetes mellitus glucose tolerances. YOU, upon testing by oral glucose tolerance, will be in one of these categories.
This resource of oral glucose tolerance with insulin assay is unequaled in world medical literature. The importance of early diagnosis is that the clinical pathology of diabetes mainly heart disease, high blood pressure, stroke, cataracts, erectile dysfunction, and other metabolic disorders occurs not only in those with advanced diabetes, but also in those with "normal" blood sugars.
YES, this could happen to YOU! When early diagnosis is coupled with specific therapy, the DIABETES EPIDEMIC will be arrested and then reversed. Early diagnosis is the goal of this book beginning with YOU.
Internationally renowned Doctor of Oriental Medicine Claudia Welch breaks through the secrets behind hormonal health using the principles of Ayurveda (popularized in the West by Deepak Chopra) and the holistic sensibility of Dr. Christiane Northrup. Balance Your Hormones, Balance Your Life gives women the essential tools to achieve the perfect balance between their yin (sex hormones) and yang (stress hormones), and between the body and the mind.
You'll find the information you need to restore your body's natural harmony, including:
Tips to help heal your most pressing concerns, from menstrual pain to infertility, menopause, and breast and heart health The best foods to eat for optimal health and wellnessNatural sleep secretsWhat to do when you are just feeling crummyHow stress sabotages hormonal balancePractical, easy-to-adopt stress-management techniques
Metabolism is a complicated subject involving complex moleculesand interrelated pathways. These metabolic pathways are usuallytaught separately with the result that the student develops adetailed but compartmentalised approach to metabolism andfrequently fails to see the overall picture and its physiologicalsignificance.
Using the at a Glance format, the book takes the student througha complete course in intermediary metabolism in an integratedmanner. The same chart is repeated throughout the book with theindividual pathway under study highlighted.
The book is an ideal text for introductory biochemistry coursesand has established itself as an enormously popular book amongstlecturers and students alike. This third edition is fully updatedand includes five new chapters to mirror those topics currentlytaught at undergraduate level:
1. Metabolic Channelling
2. Glucose homeostasis and Reye's Disease
3. Pentose phosphate pathway and the prodcution of NADPH
4. Tryptophan metabolism in health and disease
5. Tyrosine metabolism in health and disease
safely use caffeine to get the most out of their sports. The
resource covers all issues related to caffeine and includes
guidance for athletes, coaches, and fitness enthusiasts who are
deciding whether they can or should use caffeine to boost their
Greenspan’s Basic & Clinical Endocrinology delivers a succinct, leading-edge overview of the underlying molecular biology of the endocrine system and the latest perspectives on the diagnosis and treatment of specific diseases and disorders. Featuring an enhanced design that includes hundreds of full-color illustrations and clinical photographs, Greenspan’s is a true must-have during traditional or integrated courses in endocrinology, endocrinology rotation, or exam prep in internal medicine and endocrinology and as reference for disease management.
Greenspan’s provides clinically relevant coverage of metabolic bone disease, pancreatic hormones and diabetes mellitus, hypoglycemia, obesity, geriatric endocrinology, and many other diseases and disorders. Supporting this essential material is a handy appendix of normal hormone reference ranges across the lifespan.
Here’s why Greenspan’s is an essential tool for learning how to manage endocrine patients:
• The Tenth Edition is enhanced by updated content throughout each chapter
• NEW CHAPTERS on Transgender Endocrinology and Disorders of Sexual Determination and Differentiation
• Important chapter on Evidence-Based Endocrinology and Clinical Epidemiology
• Concise, balanced coverage of both scientific and clinical principles that guide patient management
• The best source for current concepts in endocrine pathophysiology to aid clinical decision making
• The most practical, current insights into diagnostic testing
• More than 270 full-color illustrations and clinical photographs
If you are in need of a well-illustrated, completely up-to-date guide to the entire field of clinical endocrinology, this trusted classic belongs on your desk or computer.
Metabolism, behavior, sleep, mood swings, the immune system, fighting, fleeing, puberty, and sex: these are just a few of the things our bodies control with hormones. Armed with a healthy dose of wit and curiosity, medical journalist Randi Hutter Epstein takes us on a journey through the unusual history of these potent chemicals from a basement filled with jarred nineteenth-century brains to a twenty-first-century hormone clinic in Los Angeles.
Brimming with fascinating anecdotes, illuminating new medical research, and humorous details, Aroused introduces the leading scientists who made life-changing discoveries about the hormone imbalances that ail us, as well as the charlatans who used those discoveries to peddle false remedies. Epstein exposes the humanity at the heart of hormone science with her rich cast of characters, including a 1920s doctor promoting vasectomies as a way to boost libido, a female medical student who discovered a pregnancy hormone in the 1940s, and a mother who collected pituitaries, a brain gland, from cadavers as a source of growth hormone to treat her son. Along the way, Epstein explores the functions of hormones such as leptin, oxytocin, estrogen, and testosterone, demystifying the science of endocrinology.
A fascinating look at the history and science of some of medicine’s most important discoveries, Aroused reveals the shocking history of hormones through the back rooms, basements, and labs where endocrinology began.
Aunque la dieta HCG ha estado recibiendo mucha atención últimamente, en realidad no es un concepto nuevo. De hecho, el uso de HCG para la pérdida de peso fue reportado por primera vez por el médico británico, el Dr. A.T.W. Simeons en 1954. El Dr. Simeons estaba trabajando en Roma, y descubrieron que pequeñas dosis de HCG dada a las personas con sobrepeso (hombres y mujeres) redujo el apetito, hizo perder pulgadas específicamente alrededor de sus caderas, muslos, glúteos y estómago.
El Dr. Simeons quedó impresionado por el HCG, ya que podría ser combinado con una dieta baja en calorías sin causar los mismos efectos secundarios comúnmente asociados con dietas bajas en calorías. Por ejemplo, el Dr. Simeons notó que sus pacientes usando HCG podrían reducir drásticamente su ingesta calórica sin experimentar irritabilidad, dolores de hambre, dolor de cabeza o debilidad.
El Nuevo Plan HCG por el Dr. Lipman es un programa moderno de pérdida de peso que se integra a lo más básico de la dieta original con resultados actuales de estudios médicos para brindar un sistema clínicamente probado, para quemar grasa rápidamente y seguir manteniendo la masa muscular magra y proteger de la deficiencia de proteínas.
El programa es supervisado por un doctor y es básicamente una dieta baja en calorías junto con pequeñas dosis de la hormona llamada HCG (Gonadotropina Coriónica Humana- HCG por sus siglas en inglés)
Update your knowledge and skills with all-new chapterson Genetics of Endocrine Disease, Endocrinology of Population Health, and Laboratory Techniques for Recognition of Endocrine Disorders.
Confidently manage any clinical endocrinopathy you may encounterthanks to new information on recent FDA-approved drugs for pituitary disorders, a new focus on pediatrics, and new content on diabetes, obesity, and appetite control.
Benefit from the expertise of dynamic new contributorswho offer fresh perspectives throughout.
The book provides an in-depth analysis of this disorder for pediatric endocrinologists and primary care providers, allowing them to help patients with an updated model of care and appropriate treatment.
Patients and family members will benefit from the trend-forward information that will empower them to approach their healthcare providers with the expectation of receiving individualized care and treatment for this disorder.Outlines the basics of congenital adrenal hyperplasia and its interrelation with hormones and bodily functionsPresents the known cognitive and emotional aspects of the diseaseReviews multidisciplinary management as well as post-treatment management of the disease
The field of inpatient management of diabetes and hyperglycemia has grown substantially in the last several years. This body of knowledge is summarized in this book, so it can reach the audience of hospitalists, endocrinologists, nurses and other team members who take care of hospitalized patients with diabetes and hyperglycemia.
The book contains a vast reservoir of information ranging from a thorough overview of diabetes and the physical and emotional toll of living with the disease to number of teaching and motivating strategies that health care professionals can use to create individualized approaches to teaching self-management skills. The guide provides up-to-date information on drug therapies, nutrition management, exercise, chronic complications, glycemic control, diabetes in children, adolescents, and adults, diabetes in adults with special needs or mental illness, and diabetes noncompliance. Addressing the most important and current topics necessary for successful self-regulation and maintenance of diabetes, this innovative desk reference provides a quick guide and instructional tool for nurses and other health professionals who interact with diabetics.This new edition provides:
Clinical guidance and expertise to successfully teach diabetes self-management to adults, adolescents, and children The clinical expertise of a leading diabetes educator and the hard-earned personal wisdom of an author who has suffered with diabetes for 25 years A new chapter on chronic complications that describes a multitude of helpful new treatments A greatly expanded section on nutrition and exercise Thoroughly updated chapters A "must read" chapter on noncompliance, including why this occurs and how to prevent it
The Johns Hopkins Guide to Diabetes is a comprehensive and easy-to-read guide to this complex condition, answering questions such as: What are the differences between Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes? How are the different forms of this disease treated? Can gestational diabetes become a permanent condition? Can diabetes ever be managed successfully with diet and exercise alone?
The second edition of this valued resource includes up-to-date information on• How diabetes is diagnosed• The two types of diabetes• The role of genetics • Improvements in blood glucose measurement• Good nutrition and regular exercise• Insulin and non-insulin medications• Insulin pumps• The emotional side of diabetes• How families are affected and how they can help• What to do if diabetes affects your work• Complications from head to toe
Written by a team of Johns Hopkins diabetes specialists, this authoritative guide will help people who have diabetes work effectively with their care team to control their diabetes and maintain good health.-- Richard D. Siegel, MD
Should you cook with coconut oil or vegetable oil? Eat butter, cream, or olive oil? Supplement with fish oil or flax oil? Sometimes it seems as if everyone has a different opinion on these crucial questions--but this book holds real answers. Best-selling author and teacher Dr. Joseph Mercola teams up with cardiovascular expert Dr. James DiNicolantonio to cut through the confusion about how dietary fats affect our bodies and set the record straight on how to eat for optimal well-being.
Dr. DiNicolantonio, an internationally known and respected scientist, has spent nearly a decade studying the effects of different fats on the body. Dr. Mercola is one of the world's leading authorities on natural health. In Superfuel, they've gathered a wealth of information and insight in a form that's both impeccably researched and highly accessible.
You'll read about:
* The many health problems supposedly caused by saturated fat--that actually aren't
* Why the so-called healthy vegetable oils are actually making you sick and fat
* The optimal ratio of omega-3 to omega-6 fats in your diet
* Foods that help resolve inflammation, increase longevity, and fight or prevent chronic illness
* A cyclical ketogenic eating plan that keeps your body burning fat as healthy fuel
* Supplemental fats such as fish oil, krill oil, and flax oil--what to take and how to choose
* Which oils you should cook with, how to use them, and why
* And much more
Drawing on Dr. DiNicolantonio's firsthand research at Saint Luke's Mid America Heart Institute, as well as hundreds of groundbreaking studies from the medical literature, Superfuel will give you the facts you need to optimize your fats and your health.
The evolution of the nurse's roles in diabetes care and education
Recent research on complications and associated diseases
Practical issues, such as the effects of anxiety, depression, and polypharmacy
Updated guidelines for nutrition therapy and physical activity
How diabetes affects women, children, and the elderly
An extensive resources section featuring contact information for useful organizations and essential patient care
The Complete Nurses Guide to Diabetes Care, 3rd Edition, gives nurses the tools they need to give quality care to the person with diabetes.
To accomplish the book’s editorial goals, Editors-in-Chief, Drs. Anne Peters and Lori Laffel, assembled an editorial steering committee of prominent research physicians, clinicians, and educators to develop the topical coverage. In addition, a Managing Editor was brought on to help the authors write and focus their chapters.
Although difficult to maintain, intensive diabetes management has proven very effective and is now the rule, rather than the exception, in diabetes care. Virtually all patients with diabetes—type 1 or type 2—can improve their glycemic control and overall health through intensive diabetes management.
Intensive Diabetes Management is geared toward the health care practitioner who wants to implement this method in his or her patients. It emphasizes a team approach to patient care and offers guidance in helping patients move toward treatment goals appropriate for their individual skills and medical condition.
Individual sections address all of the key topics in intensive diabetes management, including rationale/physiological Basis, team approach, education, pyschosocial issues patient selection/goals of therapy, insulin regimens, insulin pump therapy, monitoring, and nutrition management.
This new edition is updated to cover the latest advances in medical research. New insights into diabetes and how they impact this particular treatment are covered. In addition, the data, guidelines, and procedures have been revised to reflect that newest positions of the American Diabetes Association's standards of care.
Topics covered include:
• Macronutrients and micronutrients
• Nutrition therapy for pregnant women, youth, older adults, andpeople with prediabetes
• Nutrition therapy for hospitalized and long-term care patients
• Celiac disease, eating disorders, and diabetes complications
• Cost-effectiveness of nutrition therapy, health literacy and numeracy, and community-based diabetes prevention programs
Managing diabetes is sometimes scary—but it doesn’t need to be. This book cuts through the confusing and sometimes conflicting information about diabetes and lets you know the most important factors in staying healthy, eating right, and living well with diabetes. With an attractive, eye-catching, 2-color design, this book teaches you everything from picking the right doctor to testing blood sugar to working with an insurance company to get better diabetes care. Every tip is described in a short, easy-to-understand chapter. The author, Kathleen Stanley, is an expert with nearly 20 years experience in diabetes care. This is an invaluable resource for everyone with diabetes who wants to make their lives a little easier—and a lot healthier.
Pre-diabetes is a wake-up call to warn you that you could be getting the real thing. If your blood fasting glucose is above 5.5 mmol/L, this is an indication that your insulin is beginning to lose control over your blood sugar level. You are now diagnosed as a pre-diabetic.
Pre-diabetes not only increases your risk of type 2 diabetes within 10 years but also increases your risk of a heart attack or stroke by 50 percent. If you have pre-diabetes, you may experience difficulties in losing weight. Furthermore, damages to your heart, arteries, nerves, and eyes are already taking place at this stage causing no symptoms for the present, but ticking like a time bomb.
This is a must-read book for those who have symptoms of pre-diabetes and want to discover what pre-diabetes is, its cause and the harm it can do to your health and the preventive steps you can take to keep diabetes from taking hold of your body. Read this book even if you have never been diagnosed with diabetes. You have a one out of four chances of developing pre-diabetes. Prevention of diabetes is possible at this stage
The Reverse Your Diabetes Diet takes a fresh approach to managing type 2 diabetes. Based on the latest research, this book will provide you with the information you need to modify your diet and achieve stable control of blood glucose levels. Including 60 easy-to-prepare recipes, covering breakfasts, snacks, main meals and even desserts, this book is the perfect guide to nutrition for anyone with type 2 diabetes. With meal plans, food lists and healthy alternatives to your favourite foods, you'll find new ideas for what to make from the ingredients in your shopping basket.
Written by diabetes expert Dr David Cavan and in association with diabetes.co.uk, the UK's largest online diabetes community, Reverse Your Diabetes Diet will help you to take control of your diabetes and live healthily for good.
Bittersweet chronicles this history of diabetes through the compelling perspectives of people who lived with this disease. Drawing on a remarkable body of letters exchanged between patients or their parents and Dr. Elliot P. Joslin and the staff of physicians at his famed Boston clinic, Feudtner examines the experience of living with diabetes across the twentieth century, highlighting changes in treatment and their profound effects on patients' lives. Although focused on juvenile-onset, or Type 1, diabetes, the themes explored in Bittersweet have implications for our understanding of adult-onset, or Type 2, diabetes, as well as a host of other diseases that, thanks to drugs or medical advances, are being transformed from acute to chronic conditions. Indeed, the tale of diabetes in the post-insulin era provides an ideal opportunity for exploring the larger questions of how medicine changes our lives.
As human beings, we prefer to think of ourselves as reasonable. But how much of what we do is really governed by reason? In this book, Gareth Leng considers the extent to which one small structure of the neuroendocrine brain—the hypothalamus—influences what we do, how we love, and who we are.
The hypothalamus contains a large variety of neurons. These communicate not only through neurotransmitters, but also through peptide signals that act as hormones within the brain. While neurotransmitter signals tend to be ephemeral and confined by anatomical connectivity, the hormone signals that hypothalamic neurons generate are potent, wide-reaching, and long-lasting. Leng explores the evolutionary origins of these remarkable neurons, and where the receptors for their hormone signals are found in the brain. By asking how the hypothalamic neurons and their receptors are regulated, he explores how the hypothalamus links our passions with our reason. The Heart of the Brain shows in an accessible way how this very small structure is very much at the heart of what makes us human.
This book is in the Applications of Motivational Interviewing series, edited by Stephen Rollnick, William R. Miller, and Theresa B. Moyers.
Winner (First Place)--American Journal of Nursing Book of the Year Award, Adult Primary Care Category
Completely reworked from the ground up, this new edition of Type 2 Diabetes: Your Healthy Living Guide is better than ever. Rewritten with the help of a team of diabetes experts, this ADA bestseller is now friendlier, easier-to-read, better designed, and more comprehensive. This is one book every person with type 2 diabetes needs on their bookshelf.
This new edition of Medical Management of Type 2 Diabetes provides care providers with the answers to their questions about implementing care. All of the contributors are experts in their fields, and they define the disease, including the progressive nature of type 2 diabetes; cardiovascular, microvascular, and neurological complications; care methodologies for special situations; and behavior change. All guidelines and standards have been updated with the latest developments in research, advances in medications and medical devices, and new understandings of how to effectively work with the patient.
as well as a new section on Psychosocial aspects of diabetes.
In addition, all existing chapters are fully revised with the very latest developments, including the most recent guidelines from the ADA, EASD, DUK and NICE.
Includes free access to the Wiley Digital Edition providing search across the book, the full reference list with web links, illustrations and photographs, and post-publication updates
Via the companion website, readers can access a host of additional online materials such as:200 interactive MCQ's to allow readers to self-assess their clinical knowledgeevery figure from the book, available to download into presentationsfully searchable chapter pdfs
Once again, Textbook of Diabetes provides endocrinologists and diabetologists with a fresh, comprehensive and multi-media clinical resource to consult time and time again.