Monday, December 22, 2008

Recommended Book, Beating Diabetes

Charles Roring in Indonesia

There many books available in the bookstore about Diabetes. If you want to know more about this disease, I can read one that does not contain a lot of medical terminologies. If I have to recommend one, I'd mention this title, "Beating Diabetes, The First Complete Program Clinically Proven to Dramatically Improve Your Glucose Tolerance." I don't know if this diabetes book can still be found on bookshelves. It was written by David Nathan and Linda Delahanty.
The book discusses in details about how we must change our lifestyle from a sedentary one to an active one to balance our calorie intake and spending. It is divided into 14 chapters as follows:
Chapter 1 The Basics: Diabetes and Pre-diabetes and Why They are on the rise.
Chapter 2 Why we gain weight: The arithmetic of obesity. Here the authors explain how our body turn food into fuel or energy and how it is stored in our body when the energy in is more than energy out. As a result we become overweight. This chapter also explains the importance of weigh control program to prevent or treat diabetes.
Chapter 3 Proof that lifestyle matters: The Diabetes Prevention Program
Chapter 4 Applying lifestyle changes to treat Diabetes and Associated Diseases
Chapter 5 Activity and Exercise: Move, Move, Move
Chapter 6 How to get ready to Change our Lifestyle
Chapter 7 Preparing Your Environment for Change and Success
Chapter 8 Setting Weight, Activity, and Nutrition Goals and Tracking Your Progress
Chapter 9 Solving Problems
Chapter 10 Maintaining Your New Lifestyle
Chapter 11 Popular Weigh Loss Program: Do they Work?
Chapter1 2 How to Change Your Eating Behavior
Chapter 13 How Study Participants Did It: three Stories
Chapter 14 Conclusion
So, if you are interested in reading this book, just go to the nearest bookstore in your town. If it doesn't sell the book, visit ebookee website. Type the title of the book and download it for free.