Diabetes Unpacked: Just Science and Sense. No Sugar Coating
Diabetes used to be rare and clear. One boy in the school had Type 1 and a friend of a friend’s granny had Type 2. We now see adults being diagnosed with Type 1 and children developing Type 2. There are over 400 million diabetics world-wide – four times as many as in 1980. With the vast majority of these having Type 2 – sometimes judged as a ‘lifestyle’ disease.
Traditional view of diabetes are that is it a “chronic and progressive” condition and that nothing can be done about it. Serious complications include loss of eyesight, amputations and death.
In this book we have gathered together some of the finest minds working in the field of diabetes and diet. A collection of chapters by thought leaders, academics and doctors addressing the big issues:
- What is diabetes
- How many different types are there
- What causes it and Who gets it
- Why do we eat so much carbohydrate
- Most diabetics die of heart disease
- Why do athletes commonly get Type 2 diabetes
All of the writers in this book approach diabetes from many different angles, but they all share one common belief: Diabetes does not need to be “chronic and progressive.” Both Type 1 and Type 2 can be substantially alleviated and the latter can be ‘put into remission.’
Let us tell you how…