Living with Diabetes: Dr. Draznins Plan for Better Health

Paperback | June 15, 2008

byBoris Draznin

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Being overweight dramatically increases the risk of diabetes. Research shows that only a permanent lifestyle change can take weight off and keep it off--and thus prevent diabetes in those who might otherwise suffer from this debilitating and dreaded disease. Living with Diabetes: Dr. Draznin's Plan for Better Health offers a truly practical--and proven--approach to lifestyle change that will stay with you long term: a simple way to lose weight and keep it off, and to prevent or manage diabetes. Filled with amusing anecdotes and down-to-earth advicethat make the book both fun to read and easy to follow, Living with Diabetes offers a dramatically different method of weight loss and management based on the refreshingly simple concepts of the Draznin Mile and the Draznin Calorie, two unique strategies that can help you lose weight quickly andsafely. For this fully revised and updated edition, Dr. Draznin has incorporated many recent research findings in nutrition and weight managementadvances in our understanding of weight regulation, energy expenditure, and how Americans can learn to change the way they eat. An evaluation of fad dietssuch as South Beach, Atkins, and the Zone has been added, while statistics on obesity and health have been fully updated. Dr. Draznin also weighs the risks and benefits of surgical approaches such as gastric bypass, and discusses the newest methods of treating diabetes and pre-diabetes. Drawing on his successful treatment of thousands of overweight and diabetic patients over 30 years of medical practice, Dr. Boris Draznin offers a practical and easy-to-follow plan that will appeal to those who have or are at risk for diabetes, as well as anyone interested in losing weight in ahealthy and sustainable manner.

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Being overweight dramatically increases the risk of diabetes. Research shows that only a permanent lifestyle change can take weight off and keep it off--and thus prevent diabetes in those who might otherwise suffer from this debilitating and dreaded disease. Living with Diabetes: Dr. Draznin's Plan for Better Health offers a truly ...

Boris Draznin, M.D., Ph.D., is Professor of Medicine, Endocrinology, and Diabetes at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center. He is a world-renowned authority on diabetes and metabolic disorders, the former Chairman of the Professional Section of the American Diabetes Association, and the Director of Research at the Denver V...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:208 pages, 8.25 × 5.5 × 1.5 inPublished:June 15, 2008Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:019534166X

ISBN - 13:9780195341669

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Table of Contents

Preface1. A Letter to My Reader2. An Introductory Case3. Our Weight in Numbers4. The Law of Conservation Energy5. The Draznin Mile: A New Concept of Exercise6. Insulin, Production and Storage of Energy, and Regulation of Weight7. A Person Does Not Lose Weight by Diet Alone8. A Tale of Two Brothers9. Treatment of Obesity10. What Shall I Do When I Stop Losing Weight Despite My Best Efforts to Keep My Diet and Exercise?11. The Draznin Calorie: A Better Way to Diet12. Practical Advice13. My Personal Struggle to Prevent Diabetes14. Case Studies and a Treatment Plan for Mr. K15. Recommendations Based on Ten Draznin Rules of Life16. Frequently Asked QuestionsIndex

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.,."an interesting option for those at risk for diabetes to help them jumpstart weight loss and reduce their risk. The author infuses the book with humor and it is easy to read."-Doody's