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Title:
21 things you need to know about diabetes and nutrition
Author:
Dunbar, Stephanie.
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Publication Information:
Alexandria : American Diabetes Association, 2013.
Physical Description:
viii, 124 pages ; 23 cm
Summary:
"Rather than providing lengthy explanations on nutrition and meal planning, this book cuts right to the point, directly answering the 21 most common questions and issues that people with diabetes ask about their nutrition. Most questions are answered in a single page, cutting through the confusion and getting right to business. Written by two nutrition professionals on staff at the American Diabetes Association, readers will know that they are getting the official word from the leading diabetes source that is backed by rigorous scientific evidence. Even more, all of this information will be at their fingertips at an affordable price in a convenient format"--

"By using these healthy tips, this book will help the reader make the connection between healthy eating and managing diabetes"--
Language:
English
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ISBN:
9781580405140
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Book

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Rather than providing lengthy explanations on nutrition and meal planning, this book cuts right to the point, directly answering the 21 most common questions and issues that people with diabetes ask about their nutrition. Most questions are answered in a single page, cutting through the confusion and getting right to business. Written by two nutrition professionals on staff at the American Diabetes Association, readers will know that they are getting the official word from the leading diabetes source that is backed by rigorous scientific evidence. Even more, all of this information will be at their fingertips at an affordable price in a convenient format.


Author Notes

Stephanie A. Dunbar, MPH, RD, is the Director of Nutrition and Medical Affairs at the American Diabetes Association, Stephanie also worked as a nutritionist providing diabetes education to adults with type 2 diabetes and as a clinical faculty member at East Carolina University Medical School, where the work primarily focused on children with type 1 diabetes.
Cassandra L. Verdi, NPH MPH, RD is the Association Director of Nutrients and Medical Affairs at the American Diabetes Association. Due to her family's history of diabetes, she has seen first hand the importance of education and support for diabetes prevent and management, Cassandra has worked and volunteered in various settings, including diabetes camps, a public health department, and other community organizations, to help educate both with diabetes and health-care professional.


Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsp. vii
1 Eating with Diabetesp. 1
2 Carbohydrate and Diabetesp. 5
3 Best Carbohydrate Choicesp. 11
4 Proteinp. 19
5 Fatsp. 25
6 Meal-Planning Strategiesp. 31
7 Carbohydrate Countingp. 37
8 Glycemic Indexp. 43
9 Sweetsp. 47
10 Artificial Sweetenersp. 55
11 Beveragesp. 61
12 Alcoholp. 65
13 Sodiump. 69
14 Special Occasionsp. 77
15 Breakfastp. 81
16 Snacksp. 87
17 Eating Out and Quick Mealsp. 93
18 Reading Nutrition Labelsp. 99
19 Weight Lossp. 105
20 Dietary Supplementsp. 111
21 Exercisep. 117
Resourcesp. 124