Synopses & Reviews
Health and weight management can seem overwhelming, and even frightening, to the more than 23 million Americans who suffer from type 2 diabetes, as well as the 79 million pre-diabetic adults. The Mayo Clinic Diabetes Diet
presents two easy-to-follow phases that workand#151;Lose It! and Live It! The diet is based on principles of The Mayo Clinic Diet
, which is designed to help people safely lose 6-10 pounds in two weeks and then continue to lose weight until they achieve a healthy weight they can maintain for a lifetime.
The Lose It! phase of The Mayo Clinic Diabetes Diet is a simple, straight-forward, two-week plan that encourages quick but safe weight loss that can help lower blood sugar. The Live It! phase of the diet offers basic and manageable steps and lifestyle changes and choices that are designed to help participants lose one to two pounds a week until a healthy weight is reached, and then keep the pounds off.
Mayo Clinicand#8217;s weight-loss and nutrition experts have packed this book with meal plans, practical solutions, and specific tips on how to improve health and lose weight safely. The Mayo Clinic Diabetes Diet tackles all the familiar obstacles that get in the way of weight lossand#151;dislike of exercise, distaste of healthy food, too little time to cook well, a too hectic schedule, struggles with cravings, and minimal support from family and friends. It is a reliable and safe companion for losing weight and controlling diabetes, beginning immediately and into the future.
"This diabetes diet isn't a fad; it's about changing your habits for the better," states Donald Hensrud, M.D., Mayo Clinic specialist in nutrition and internal medicine and medical editor-in-chief. "With The Mayo Clinic Diabetes Diet, people can truly manage diabetes, eat well, lose weight and enjoy life."
"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.
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.
From Mayo Clinic, a leading authority in health and nutrition, comesand#160;The Mayo Clinic Diabetes Diet, adaptedand#160;for people with pre-diabetes and type 2 diabetesand#160;from the #1and#160;New York Timesand#160;bestsellerand#160;The Mayo Clinic Diet. This reliable two-phase plan is what you need to lose weight and help you control your blood sugar.and#160;
About the Author
Mayo Clinic took root in farm fields near Rochester, Minn., in the late 1800s. It grew from the medical practice of a country doctor, William Worrall Mayo, and the partnership of his two sons, William J. and Charles H. Mayo and#150; affectionately known as Dr. Will and Dr. Charlie.
The brothers' innovative ideas and tireless work in learning and creating new surgical techniques attracted international attention. Physicians from around the world came to watch the Mayo brothers perform surgery.
The Mayo brothers invited other doctors to join them, forming teams of medical experts. Today, Mayo Clinic and#150; one of the worldand#8217;s oldest and largest multispecialty group practices and#150; comprises more than 45,000 physicians, scientists, nurses and other staff at its three locations in Rochester, Minn., Jacksonville, Fla., and Scottsdale, Ariz., and its regional community-based health care practices.