What to Eat if You Have Diabetes (revised)

Healing Foods that Help Control Your Blood Sugar

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January 10, 2007


Mixed media product, 288 pages


0071473971 / 9780071473972


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Main description

Fully updated based on the latest research 

This new edition of What to Eat If You Have Diabetes is an invaluable guide to helping patients, their families, and their caregivers develop an individualized program for stabilizing blood sugar and maintaining an all-around healthy lifestyle. The book features revised diabetes management guidelines, new lab tests, and the latest research on gestational diabetes, hypoglycemia, and insulin resistance. New whole-food diet plans, additional menus and recipes, and instructions for carbohydrate counting are also included.

Table of contents

Part 1: Diabetes, and Nutrition

Diabetes and metabolic syndrome

Types of Diabetes

Carbs, Fats, Protein, and Diabetes

Antioxidants, Vitamins, Minerals, and Diabetes

Part 2: Nutrition Solutions for Diabetic Complications

High Blood Sugar and Ketoacidosis

Guidelines for Oral Health, Vision, and Hearing Care

Gestational Diabetes

High Blood Pressure and Cholesterol

The Weight Loss Equation

Part 3: Your Nutritional Therapy Regimen

Meal Planning

High Carb (Underweight Diets)

Low Carb (Type 2 Diabetes/ Metabolic Syndrome Diet)

Using the Food Pyramid

Fruits and vegetables, proteins, and fats and oils to include in your diet


Author comments

Maureen Keane, M.S., C.N., is certified by the state of Washington as a nutritionist and is a member of the American Dietetic Association. She is the author of more than thirteen books on health and nutrition.

Daniella Chace, M.S., C.N., is a medical nutrition author, whole foods expert, and the author of over 20 books on nutrition. She is a member of the American Dietetic Association, The American Diabetes Association, and the Society for Nutrition Education.

Back cover copy

Daunted by diets? Confused by carbs? Frustrated with fiber?
Find out exactly what to eat when you're living with diabetes

If you or someone you love has diabetes, you know how hard it is to make sense of all the dietary restrictions­­and how challenging it can be to plan and prepare meals. Now, with this user-friendly guide from two licensed nutritionists, you can take control of your life and enjoy the foods you love.

In simple, easy-to-understand language, the experts explain everything you need to know about diet and medication, providing specific menus to suit every lifestyle. Instead of sweeping generalizations such as "eat complex carbohydrates," they tell you exactly what foods you need to control blood sugar and manage a range of diabetic needs.

Based on the latest research, What to Eat if You Have Diabetes includes:

  • Simple, food-specific guidelines
  • Delicious, easy-to-make recipes
  • Complete, nutritious meal plans

This new edition also offers easy exercise and lifestyle tips, as well as updated sections on noninsulin medications, gestational diabetes, hypoglycemia, hypertension, obesity, and more. If you want to be healthy and happy, What to Eat if You Have Diabetes is just what you're looking for.

Copyright 2014 McGraw-Hill Global Education Holdings, LLC


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