50 Simple Steps You Can Take at Any Age to Reduce your Risk of Type 2 DiabetesBook - 2002
Nearly one million Americans will be diagnosed with type 2 diabetes in the next year, but everyone at risk can take simple steps to help reduce their chances of developing the condition. Stop Diabetes is addressed to this huge constituencyone that includes those already diagnosed with impaired glucose tolerance, those whose parents and siblings have type 2 diabetes, or who have grandparents or an aunt with diabetes, those with a severe weight problem, or those from an ethnic group at high riskincluding Hispanics, Native Americans, African-Americans, and Pacific Islanders. Diabetes expert Becker offers fifty simple, effective, and original ideas, including: learn your heritage, avoid high-fructose corn syrup, learn about the glycemic index, and go window shopping (any kind of walking helps). Helpful drawings and tables are included.
Publisher: New York : Marlowe, c2002.
Characteristics: xxix, 193 p. :,ill. ;,21 cm.