Master Your Diabetes: A Comprehensive, Integrative Approach for Both Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes

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The evidence is clear: We are in the midst of a worldwide diabetes epidemic. In the United States alone, one in three Americans is either diabetic (29 million patients) or prediabetic (87 million patients), costing an annual $242 billion in medical treatments.

In Master Your Diabetes, naturopathic physician and diabetes expert Dr. Mona Morstein shows how people with both type 1 and type 2 diabetes can gain and maintain excellent control of their blood sugar levels, preventing and even reversing existing complications through education combined with medical support and encouragement. This is the first comprehensive guide for patients, caregivers, and medical practitioners to demonstrate an integrative approach based on the “eight essentials” of treatment and prevention: a low-carb diet, exercise, good sleep, stress management, healing the gut, detoxification, supplementation, and medications.

Topics covered include:

  • Important physical exams and lab work
  • Conventional diets and non-insulin medications
  • Insulin
  • Low-carb diets and how they apply to different food groups
  • Lifestyle factors, including exercise, stress management, and the microbiome
  • Diabetic supplementation
  • Pediatric diabetes

An indispensable resource, Master Your Diabetes will empower readers to take control of their condition and continue living full, active, enjoyable, and long lives.

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Nutrition and Kidney Disease: A New Era (Contributions to Nephrology, Vol. 155) 1st Edition

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It is well-known that the daily diet plays an important role in the preservation and integrity of renal function in patients with chronic kidney disease. However, there currently exists some confusion as to the right diet because of the MDRD (Modification of Diet in Renal Disease) study, which has shown that a low-protein diet does not have a major effect on the course of renal dysfunction. To resolve this dilemma, researchers are developing a framework for an appropriate dietary program which will significantly alter the understanding of the role of diet and, eventually, have important implications for the practice of nephrology. This publication provides an update on both laboratory and clinical research, including nutritional status and its assessment in patients with kidney disease, nutritional therapy in hemodialysis, in patients with diabetic nephropathy and after kidney transplantation, as well as considering the roles of sodium, protein intake and phosphate restriction in kidney disease. Part of a long-standing and continuing effort to improve patient outcome, this book provides both a fundamental understanding of diet as well as a practical and up-to-date summary of current knowledge and technology. It will therefore be a helpful tool for the clinician working in the field of chronic kidney disease.

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Eating Disorders and Obesity, Third Edition: A Comprehensive Handbook 3rd Edition

[amazon template=image&asin=1462529062]Acclaimed for its encyclopedic coverage, this is the only handbook that synthesizes current knowledge and clinical practices in the fields of both eating disorders and obesity. Like the prior editions, the significantly revised third edition features more than 100 concise, focused chapters with lists of key readings in place of extended references. All aspects of eating disorders and obesity are addressed by foremost clinical researchers: classification, causes, consequences, risk factors, and pathophysiology, as well as prevention, treatment, assessment, and diagnosis.

New to This Edition
*Reflects 15 years of important advances in both fields, including state-of-the-art intervention approaches and a growing focus on how the brain regulates eating behavior.
*Dozens of entirely new chapters.
*New topics: epigenetics, body weight and neurocognitive function, stress and emotion regulation, the gut microbiome, surgical devices for obesity, food labeling and marketing, and more.
*Expanded coverage of prevention and policy.

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L-Arginine in Clinical Nutrition (Nutrition and Health) 1st ed

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This text presents the application of current nutritional knowledge by physicians and dietitians and incorporates emerging fields of science and important discoveries.  It contains seven major sections. Section 1: Basic Processes at the Cellular Levels, Section 2: Arginine Metabolism and Functions, Section 3: Arginine Status in Cells Related to Organ Damage and Disease, Section 4: Arginine Status and Use in Healthy Individuals, Section 5: Arginine and Diseases of the Gastrointestinal Tract, Section 6: Therapeutic uses of Arginine: Diabetes, Obesity and Cardiovascular Diseases and Section 7: Therapeutic Uses of Arginine: Cancer, Wound Healing and Infectious Disease.

Written by authors of international and national standing, leaders in the field and trendsetters, Arginine in Clinical Nutrition is essential reading for nutritionists and dietitians, public health scientists, doctors, epidemiologists, health care professionals of various disciplines, policy makers and marketing and economic strategists.

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L-Arginine in Clinical Nutrition (Nutrition and Health) 1st ed.

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This text presents the application of current nutritional knowledge by physicians and dietitians and incorporates emerging fields of science and important discoveries.  It contains seven major sections. Section 1: Basic Processes at the Cellular Levels, Section 2: Arginine Metabolism and Functions, Section 3: Arginine Status in Cells Related to Organ Damage and Disease, Section 4: Arginine Status and Use in Healthy Individuals, Section 5: Arginine and Diseases of the Gastrointestinal Tract, Section 6: Therapeutic uses of Arginine: Diabetes, Obesity and Cardiovascular Diseases and Section 7: Therapeutic Uses of Arginine: Cancer, Wound Healing and Infectious Disease.

Written by authors of international and national standing, leaders in the field and trendsetters, Arginine in Clinical Nutrition is essential reading for nutritionists and dietitians, public health scientists, doctors, epidemiologists, health care professionals of various disciplines, policy makers and marketing and economic strategists.

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Controversies in Obesity

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Endoscopy in Obesity Management: A Comprehensive Guide 1st ed. 2018 Edition

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This text will provide a comprehensive, state-of-the art review of endoscopy in the management of the obese patient. It will serve as a valuable resource for clinicians, surgeons, endoscopists and researchers with an interest in endoscopy in the role of obesity care.  The book will review how endoscopy plays a crucial role in the preoperative evaluation of a patient undergoing a surgical or endoluminal intervention, how intra-operative endoscopy allows evaluation of the newly reconstructed gastrointestinal tract and how post bariatric surgery complications can be managed. Endoscopic evaluation of normal and abnormal surgical anatomy will also be covered. A section dedicated to current and future endoluminal therapies, with a focus on safety, efficacy and technique, will also be thoroughly reviewed.
This text will serve as a very useful resource for endoscopy in both a surgical and gastroenterology practice.  Training, credentialing and the implementation of EBTs into ones practice, endoscopy suite and hospital will also be discussed.

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Nutrition: Concepts and Controversies, 13th Edition 13th Edition

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Ideal for both non-majors and mixed-majors, NUTRITION: CONCEPTS AND CONTROVERSIES provides practical applications and accessible explanations to dispel common misconceptions about nutrition and empower readers to make lasting behavior changes. Do pregnant women really crave pickles and ice cream? Are carbohydrates good or bad? These and many more topics are explored in NUTRITION: CONCEPTS AND CONTROVERSIES. The Thirteenth Edition of this text dispels common misconceptions about nutrition, and equips you with a thorough understanding of important nutrition concepts and tools that empower you to make informed decisions about your own nutrition choices. Known for its clear explanations that show you how topics relate to your life, the text provides the basics of nutrition–from how to be a good consumer to understanding the science of nutrition–and is packed with interactive learning tools and study aids to help you in your course. Available with InfoTrac Student Collections http://gocengage.com/infotrac.

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Obesity and Brain Function (Advances in Neurobiology) 1st ed

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