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The Mayo Clinic Diabetes Dietby Mayo Clinic
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From Mayo Clinic, a leading authority in health and nutrition, comes The Mayo Clinic Diabetes Diet, adapted for people with pre-diabetes and type 2 diabetes from the #1 New York Times bestseller, The Mayo Clinic Diet. This reliable plan is what you need to lose weight to help you control your blood sugar.
From Mayo Clinic, a leading authority in health and nutrition, comes The Mayo Clinic Diabetes Diet, the reliable plan you need to lose weight and help you control your diabetes. A diagnosis of diabetes is often overwhelming, even frightening, especially if you're among the nearly 2 million Americans who are newly diagnosed each year. If you have type 2 diabetes, or if you're at risk, chances are you need to lose weight. This Diet will help you lose weight and keep it off.
Take control of your health with the Lose It! phase of the Diet, a simple, straight-forward, two-week plan that encourages quick weight loss to help lower your blood sugar. Real and lasting weight-loss continues in the Live It! phase of the Diet. Here are a few basic steps and decisions to help you continue to lose one to two pounds a week (and keep them off!). This Diet is no fad, but a solid, common-sense approach brought to you by an organization that is an award-winning health information resource. Loaded with advice and tips for people with diabetes who want to lose weight, The Mayo Clinic Diabetes Diet is the companion you need to help you lose weight and control your diabetes now and into the future.
"Expressly designed to help those with diabetes develop healthy eating habits and lose weight, this easy-to-read guide compiled by the doctors at the renowned Mayo Clinic is a helpful and informative resource that certainly achieves those goals. Beginning with an overview of the disease, the authors clearly explain the importance of weight management and encourage readers to begin changing their eating habits immediately and with a minimum of drama. Tips on portion control, simple exercise activities, and finding a healthy weight help diabetics stay on track. And if they do slip up, the authors offer motivation, understanding, and encouragement. Those looking for recipes will be sorely disappointed, as the book offers only a handful; the emphasis here is on leading a healthy lifestyle and developing healthier eating habits, whether at home or in restaurants. Some may find the book's tone and layout to be a little patronizing — it's written at an elementary school level — but those who've recently been diagnosed with diabetes will likely find it to be a welcome resource. (Nov.)" Publishers Weekly Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved.
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Mayo Clinic is the first and largest integrated, not-for-profit group practice in the world. Doctors from every medical specialty work together to care for patients, joined by common systems and a philosophy that the needs of the patient come first. Over 3,600 physicians and scientists and 50,000 allied staff work at Mayo, which has sites in Rochester, Minn.; Jacksonville, Fla.; and Scottsdale/Phoenix, Ariz. Collectively, Mayo Clinic treats more than 500,000 patients a year. For more than 100 years, millions of people from all walks of life have found answers at Mayo Clinic. Mayo Clinic works with many insurance companies, does not require a physician referral in most cases and is an in-network provider for millions of people.
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