Saturday, December 27, 2008

Type 2 Diabetes for Beginners or Month of Meals

Type 2 Diabetes for Beginners

Author: Phyllis Barrier

A day-by-day handbook forpeople just diagnosed withtype 2 diabetes

People who are diagnosed with diabetes findthemselves in a whole new world whereeven the most common everyday events,such as eating breakfast, take on exaggeratedimportance. It’s a world where a personneeds a sympathetic guide to help him orher decide what to do next. The amount ofinformation to take in and act on is overwhelming.But it’s important to learn andtake action now, because this is the way todefeat diabetes and live well in spite of it.This book is the “take-you-by-the-hand”guide that will become a trusted friend andadviser for the millions of people who findthemselves in the growing ranks of peoplewith diabetes. It can be a lonely and scaryplace to be, whether one has had diabetesfor a day or for 20 years.

As with all skills—and managing diabetes isjust another skill that can be learned—it iswise to start with the basics and to return tothem regularly. This author has decades ofexperience counseling individuals anddesigning reader-friendly publications tohelp a wider circle of folks make the choicesthat lead naturally to good management oftheir diabetes. She’s with readers from thefirst day of diagnosis, through the shock andfears that may arise, and teaches them whatthe simple steps are and how to take themto make a real difference in their healthnow, and in all their tomorrows.

Phyllis Barrier, M.S., R.D., C.D.E. (Little Rock,AK) is a diabetes and nutrition consultantfor PMB Associates and the former nationaldirector of program publications for theAmerican Diabetes Association.

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Month of Meals: Classic Cooking

Author: American Diabetes Association

Millions of ways to mix and match! Here's how it works:

Each menu planner has 28 days worth of new menu choices; pages are split into thirds and are interchangeable. There are 20,000 menu combinations in each book. No matter which combination the reader chooses, carb counts and nutrients are correct for the entire day­­automatically. Readers can mix and match among all of the menu planners if they want; millions of combinations are possible!

Updated third editions of the Month of Meals series feature:

  • Complete nutrient analysis and carbohydrate count for every meal
  • Every meal includes the same number of carbs, no matter which choice is picked­­45­60 grams for every breakfast, 60­75 grams for every lunch, and 70­85 grams for every dinner­­this helps keep blood sugar levels stable
  • Covered spiral binding increases bookshelf visibility

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