Lifestyle Makeover for Diabetics and Pre-Diabetics: 5 Lifesaving Action Steps You Must Take Now to Prevent, Manage Or Reverse Diabetes and Its Deadly Complications

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Concierge Publishing Svcs., 2008 - Health & Fitness - 306 pages
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Do you have diabetes? Are you at risk for developing diabetes? Are you confused about how to manage your condition without changing your life drastically? You can make favorable lifestyle changes, simply and easily, and prevent or reverse severe complications of this complex disease. Knowledge is powerful medicine. This guide contains 5 crucial Action Steps for ultimate diabetes control: understanding your disease; knowing your medications; monitoring the critical parameters such as blood sugars, blood pressure and cholesterol; learning treatment options; making favorable lifestyle changes such as losing weight permanently; and managing stress. In this guide, you will find information your doctor did not tell you about how to: - Prevent scary complications and be in control of your diabetes by understanding it - Use the Meal Blueprint to lose weight forever and make balanced food choices every day - Makeover your meals whether you dine out or cook at home - How to work in simple daily activity (don t call it exercise) - Boost your sex life, regardless of your age - Enjoy the blessings of excellent health, a natural lifespan and peace of mind while living with diabetes
 

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Contents

Introduction
1
What is Diabetes?
8
What You Absolutely Must Know at a Glance from Action Step 1
15
Hypoglycemia
22
The Importance of Taking Aspirin or Other BloodThinning Medications
41
actiON step
47
Janet is Like Millions of People with Diabetes
53
Matching a Monitor with Your Specific Needs
60
List A Favorable Food Choices
191
List B Less Favorable Food Choices
199
Meal Makeovers When Eating Out
206
Keep a Daily Food Log
213
The Crucial Importance of Walking 30 Minutes a Day 35 Times a Week
223
The FeelingGood Factor
231
Tips on Staying Active While Having Physical Challenges
239
What You Absolutely Must Know at a Glance from Action Step 4
249

Blood Pressure and Treatment
81
What You Absolutely Must Know at a Glance from Action Step 3
104
No Time to Be Active But Hes Diabetic Overweight and Smokes
112
Alarming Obesity Statistics No Relief In Sight Yet MUST READ
119
Identifying Barriers and Finding Solutions with Favorable Lifestyle Choices
125
Unlock the Secrets of How to Develop New and Favorable Habits
133
Food Choices
159
Meal Structure Blueprint for Diabetics and Everyone Else
182
Stress Relief
251
Major Stress Busters That You Can Start Practicing Right Now
257
Alcohol and Diabetes
263
The Benefits of a Healthy Sexual Life
269
Resources
289
The Last Word
301
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About the author (2008)

George F. Tohme, Pharmacist, graduated from The University of Pittsburgh, PA, in 1987 and is currently practicing pharmacy in Texas. Tohme is certified in Diabetes Management, Cholesterol Management, Smoking Cessation, Nutrition Guidance and is a Certified Personal Trainer.

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