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Understanding Type 2 Diabetes: Fewer highs fewer lows better health

Understanding Type 2 Diabetes: Fewer highs fewer lows better health

Author: Merlin Thomas
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The growing epidemic of Type 2 diabetes already affects over 1.3 million Australians and twice that number again is at risk of developing the disease in the next 5 to 10 years. Worldwide, the World Health Organization estimates that 346 million people have diabetes, a figure that is expected to double by 2030 without intervention. In this essential resource for any diabetes sufferer, Professor Merlin Thomas offers clear, effective guidance on how to manage all aspects of the disease. The book examines what diabetes is and how it comes about. It describes the many practical changes you can make to your diet, while also looking at physical activity and the different ways exercise can be used maintain and improve your health. The book also explores the medical aspects of diabetes care, including the best ways to achieve control of your waistline, blood glucose, blood pressure and cholesterol levels, and how to avoid major complications. Individual chapters look at the effects of diabetes on the heart, vision, feet, kidneys, bladder, mind, mood, sleep and sex - all critically important areas for sufferers wanting to maintain optimum health.
Author description

Professor Merlin Thomas is the Adjunct Professor of Preventive Medicine at Baker IDI. He has a unique knack for making the complex seem simple, his work is supported by The Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, Diabetes Australia and the National Heart Foundation.

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General Fields

  • : 9781921966200
  • : Exisle Publishing (Australia)
  • : Exisle Publishing (Australia)
  • : March 2013
  • : 234 x 153 mm
  • : Australia
  • : March 2013
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 616.462
  • : 616.462
  • : 281
  • : Merlin Thomas
  • : 281
  • : Paperback
  • : Paperback
  • : Black and white
  • : 313
  • : Black and white
  • : 313