A Guide to Complementary Treatments for Diabetes (Square One Health Guide)

If you are among the 17 million American who have diabetes, you are probably working with a doctor to maintain an appropriate treatment program. But what if you could do more to improve your health? In A Guide to Complementary Treatments for Diabetes, Gene Bruno reveals natural ways to complement your current diabetes management. The author first explains what complementary therapy means, stressing that the treatments he recommends are meant to enhance your current diabetes program, not replace it. He then defines diabetes and details nutritional modifications that can be helpful in its control. The remainder of the book is devoted to diabetes symptoms and natural methods for dealing with them, as well as important information on potential interactions between prescription drugs and alternative therapies. Unique in its approach, A Guide to Complementary Treatments for Diabetes will help you assume an active role in your diabetes program and enjoy the greatest health possible.

Amazon Sales Rank: #1173043 in Books Published on: 2009-11 Original language: English Number of items: 1 Binding: Paperback 230 pages ISBN13: 9780757003226 Condition: New Notes: BRAND NEW FROM PUBLISHER! 100% Satisfaction Guarantee. Tracking provided on most orders. Buy with Confidence! Millions of books sold!

About the Author Gene Bruno, MS, MHS, is the Dean of Academics at the Huntington College of Health Sciences. He has undergraduate diplomas in Nutrition, a bachelor’s degree in Nutrition, a master’s degree in Nutrition and Herbal Medicine, and a graduate diploma in Herbal Medicine. Gene’s extensive research on natural products and herbal remedies has led to numerous articles published in trade and consumer magazines, peer-reviewed journals, and newsletters. He is also featured on the radio show Let’s Talk Nutrition.

Most helpful customer reviews 5 of 5 people found this review helpful. Great Primer by Dr. Arthur M. Bruno Press wrote a simple overview, but succinct, integrative approaches to diabetes management. His research focuses on evidence and much of what he seems prepared based adjuvants. I suggest that people discuss with diabetes, these approaches with their caregivers. I recommend to my patients with diabetes. Art Presser, Dr. pharm. 2 of 2 people found this review helpful. A medical reference by Joseph S. Maresca Top Diabetes Guide to complementary therapy for diabetes by Gene Bruno, MS, MHS Square One Publishers of Dr. Joseph S. Maresca rated ______________________________________________________ The author describes the various strategies to reduce the harmful effects of diabetes . A raw food vegan diabetics can benefit, because the insulin requirements are reduced. There are additional benefits in the reduction of C-reactive protein, which is very closely monitored by cardiologists vitamin B supplements may be useful for diabetics, among others. Elevated blood glucose levels are associated with neuropathy, hypertension, elevated cholesterol and other implications. Normal blood glucose levels are associated with reduced diabetic complications. An endocrinologist deals with A1C levels above 7. Examples of low glycemic index food are bean sprouts, grapes, peanuts, pizza and yogurt. A higher glycemic index is associated with white rice, popcorn, table sugar and boiled potatoes. Omega-3 fats are associated with fewer heart attacks. Different diets are explained in this book. that is, the Mediterranean diet of fruits, vegetables, whole grains, beans, nuts, seeds and olive oil. Milk, eggs, fish and poultry are consumed in moderate amounts. The consumption of organic foods is encouraged. I can attest to these benefits of personal experience in general, processed foods are out. Extensive nutrient is recommended for diabetics. B vitamins are useful for energy metabolism. Benefits of calcium from bones, teeth and blood clotting. Magnesium is useful for muscles and nerves. Chromium is needed for glucose tolerance. Copper is useful for nerve fibers and blood cells. Iodine is useful for the thyroid. Water-soluble cinnamon is associated with reduced levels of fasting blood sugar. I took these nutrients and considered useful to normalize blood sugar and reduce the symptoms of pre-diabetic. Gymnema extract 400 milligrams is associated with reduced blood glucose and A1C levels. Milk thistle is useful for the liver. 150 minutes of exercise per week reduces the risk of diabetes by 20% to 30%. Acetyl L Carnitine transports fats into muscle cells where energy is burned. Magnet therapy is associated with decreased numbness and tingling in the feet that I had a magnetic mattress and magnets sewn into clothes for years. Both these operations have helped reduce classic symptoms of pre-diabetes. Coenzyme Q10 helps with destructive free radicals. The book is a comprehensive set of references that helps the credibility of statements made by the author. Examples of references from JAMA, arthritis Rheumatology, Swiss Medical Weekly, Free Radical Biology Med, Diabetes Care and the American family physician. Overall presentation is excellent and reasonably priced. 0 of 0 people found this review helpful. A fantastic guide for diabetes supplements with Jon Herzing newly diagnosed diabetics like me, and surprised at what I read about Actos and Avandia, I searched a little "will" to be added to my low-carb diet plan. I started with a combination of supplements (only four) that I have read in this book, and I've noticed that my fasting and postprandial blood glucose levels dropped by about 15 mm (which is 25-30 mg / dL for you Yanks), but further changes in diet and exercise to make.