Natural Supplements for Diabetes: Practical and Proven Health Suggestions for Types 1 and 2 Diabetes

There has been an alarming icrease in diabetes in recent years-an estimated 20 million Ameicans have diabetes, making it the fifth deadliest disease in the United States. And this epidemic costs an estimated $132 billion in health-care expenditures. Diabetes is influenced by genetics, but a number of other causes, such as obesity, metbolic syndrome, hyperglycemia, and poor diet, can be altered with natural therapies. While insulin and other conventional treatments can help manage diabetes, the therapies outlined in "Natural Supplements for Diabetes" provide safe and effective options for diabetics. This book examines clinically proven dietary strategies and lifestyle changes, including the importance of the glycemic index and fiber for a healthier diet; vitamins with proven benefit to diabetics; minerals, herbs, and othr supplements and nutrients for promoting health; and the benefits of exercise. The book also looks at natural alternatives for alleviating some of the complications of diabetes, such as cadiovascular disease, eye problems, foot problems, kidney disease, thyroid imbalances, and impotence. The science behind the use of specific nutrients is thoroughly documented throughout. "Natural Suppplements for Diabetes" can help you create a program to address diabetes and its complications and improve your health and well-being. Take responsiboilty now to optimally manage-or even prevent-diabetes...for yourself and for your loved ones.

Amazon Sales Rank: #496055 in Books Published on: 2007-09-15 Original language: English Number of items: 1 Binding: Paperback 328 pages

About the Author Frank Murray is a former editor of Better Nutrition, GreatLife, and Let's Live (England), the author or coauthor of 48 books on health and nutrition, including 100Super Supplements for a Longer Life, Ampalaya: Nature's Remedy for Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes, and Health Benefits Derived From Sweet Orange .A member of the New York Academy of Sciences, Murray received the National Nutritional Foods Association's President Award in 2006. He Lives in New York City.