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Diabetes and Hypoglycemia Your Natural Guide to Healing with Diet, Vitamins, Minerals, Herbs, Exercise, an d Other Natural Methods

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ISBN-10: 1559584262

ISBN-13: 9781559584265

Edition: 2002

Authors: Michael T. Murray

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Frequent headaches, fatigue, irritability, and depression may be symptoms of a sugar imbalance - diabetes of hypoglycemia. Conventional treatments often focus on specific symptoms, but this book takes a whole body approach relying on natural, healthful methods.
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Book details

List price: $12.95
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Potter/Ten Speed/Harmony/Rodale
Publication date: 1/24/1994
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 176
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.440
Language: English

Michael T. Murray, N.D., a naturopathic doctor, is a faculty member and trustee of Bastyr University and has appeared as an expert on natural medicine on "Prime Time Live," "CBS Sunday Morning," and "Dateline." He is the co-author of several bestselling references. He lives and practices in Issaquah, Washington.

Preface
Introduction to Diabetes and Hypoglycemia What Is Diabetes?
What Is Hypoglycemia?
The Diabetes-Hypoglycemia Link
Chapter Summary
Diagnosis of Diabetes and Hypoglycemia
The Oral Glucose Tolerance Test
The Glucose-Insulin Tolerance Test
The Hypoglycemic Index
The Hypoglycemia Questionnaire Glycosated Hemoglobin
Chapter Summary
A Closer Look at Diabetes Current Medical Treatment of Type I
Diabetes Current Medical Treatment of Type II
Diabetes Prevention of the Complications of Diabetes Acute Complications
The Causes of Chronic Complications of Diabetes Chronic Complications of Diabetes
Chapter Summary
A Closer Look at Hypoglycemia
Hypoglycemia and the Brain Aggressive and Criminal Behavior Premenstrual
Syndrome Migraine Headaches Atherosclerosis, Angina, and Intermittent Claudication
Chapter Summary
Carbohydrates, the Glycemic Index, and Fiber
The Importance of Carbohydrates Simple Carbohydrates
Complex Carbohydrates
The Effects of Fructose on Blood Sugar
The Glycemic Index
The Importance of Fiber
Chapter Summary
Dietary Guidelines and Menu Suggestions
The Healthy Exchange System Body Weight and Blood Sugar
Body Fat Distribution: Its Relationship to Diabetes and Hypoglycemia
How Many Calories Do You Need? Determining Frame Size Determining Ideal Body Weight
Factoring in Your Activity Level
The Diets of the Healthy Exchange System
The Healthy Exchange Lists
Vegetables
Fruits
Breads, Cereals, and Starchy Vegetables
Legumes
Fats and Oils
Milk
Meats, Fish, Cheese, and Eggs Menu Planning Breakfast Lunch Snacks Dinner
Chapter Summary
Essential Substances in Blood Sugar Control
Chromium Vitamin C
Niacin and Niacinamide Biotin Vitamin B6 Vitamin B 12
Vitamin E Manganese Magnesium Potassium Zinc Flavonoids
Chapter Summary
Plants as Means of Blood Sugar Control Onions and Garlic Bitter Melon Gymnema sylvestre Fenugreek Saltbush Pterocarpus Bilberry Ginigo biloba Chapter Summary
Lifestyle Factors in Blood Sugar Control Alcohol Smoking Exercise How to Start an Exercise Program Intensity of Exercise Exercise Duration and Frequency Chapter Summary
Syndrome X and Cardiovascular Disease
The Need to Lower Cholesterol Supplements
That Lower Cholesterol Plants
That Lower Cholesterol Summary of Guidelines for Lowering Cholesterol
The Need to Lower Blood Pressure
The Role of Potassium and Sodium in High Blood Pressure Foods
That Lower Blood Pressure Supplements
That Lower Blood Pressure Summary of Guidelines for Lowering Blood Pressure
Chapter Summary
Advice Summaries for Diabetics and Hypoglycemics Advice for Diabetics Dietary Treatment for Diabetics
Supplements for Diabetics vitamins for Diabetics Minerals for Diabetics Plant-Based Medicines for Diabetics
Exercise for Diabetics
Advice for Hypoglycemics Dietary Treatment for Hypoglycemics
Supplements for Hypoglycemics
Vitamins for Hypoglycemics
Minerals for Hypoglycemics Plant-Based Medicines for Hypoglycemics
Exercise for Hypoglycemics
References
Index