Synopses & Reviews
Most doctors consider diabetes a one-way street—once you have it, your only option is to manage the symptoms with a restricted diet, close monitoring of blood sugar, and expensive medications. Pharmacist Suzy Cohen shows that diabetes can be treated instead through safe, natural means, like food and vitamins, rather than strictly relying on prescription drugs. She shifts the focus away from glucose management to a whole body approach, using supplements, minerals, and dietary changes to lose weight, repair cell damage, improve insulin function, and reduce the side effects from prescription drugs, many of which rob nutrients from the body and cause additional symptoms.
This five-step program uses natural alternatives, such as drinking nutrition-packed green drinks, adding vitamin D and anti-inflammatory supplements, increasing fiber intake, and including minerals in the diet to help restore the body's own supply of insulin. Diabetes without Drugs explains how patients can protect their heart, kidneys, eyesight, and limbs from the damage often caused by diabetes and shows the impact that the right foods and the right supplements can make in reducing blood sugar levels, aiding weight loss, and restoring vibrant health to everyone with diabetes.
Based on breakthrough studies, Diabetes without Drugs reveals how people with diabetes can reduce their need for prescription medication and minimize the disease's effect on the body.
About the Author
Suzy Cohen, R.Ph., has been a licensed pharmacist for more than twenty-two years and writes the syndicated health column "Dear Pharmacist." She has been featured on The View and The Dr. Oz Show, and she hosts a medical minute on the syndicated TV health show Know the Cause. Suzy is a member of the Institute of Functional Medicine, the American College for Advancement in Medicine, and the American Association of Anti-Aging Medicine. Jo Anna Perrin is an accomplished actor, having appeared in film and television, as well as on stage in New York, Los Angeles, and regionally. Her audiobook work includes university and cultural releases in the United States and Europe, including for London and Yale Universities, the Art Institute of Chicago, the University of Chicago, and the University of North Carolina. In addition to her work in audiobooks, Jo Anna has done commercial and film voice-overs. Independent of her acting, she is a published author and a professional photographer.