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The Diabetes Diet: Dr. Bernstein's Low-Carbohydrate Solution

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This low-carb diet book is geared towards diabetics. An engineer by training, Bernstein pioneered blood glucose self-monitoring and the tight control of blood sugar that is now accepted as the standard treatment of diabetes.
Hardcover, 304 pages
Published January 3rd 2005 by Little, Brown and Company
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Sep 21, 2008 Gwenevere Sew Many Books rated it really liked it
Recommends it for: All people wanting to make a lifestyle diet change
The Diabetes Diet
By Richard K. Bernstein M.D.

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This is not a novel. It’s informative text on one diabetic/doctor’s experience with this disease. He offers incite into the cause, management and prevention to this problem that is plaguing Americans.


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Did you know that insulin is the ONLY reason we retain fat! Well this idea was news to me and caught me from the beginning. I also learned what it means to have a ‘carb addiction’ and what happens when you are insulin resistant. I was abs
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Pamela
Jun 09, 2011 Pamela rated it really liked it
I'm determined to control my blood sugar without the use of medication for as long as possible & a low-carb diet is the way to do that. I'm not quite ready to try the extreme low-carb diet the author suggests, but I am taking many of the things I learned about food & the effect on blood sugar control & implementing them into my food plan.

I like that this is a protein-based diet plan with vegetables included. I don't think I could go to a strict vegan/vegetarian only diet as other di
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Christine Dahl
Jan 20, 2013 Christine Dahl rated it it was amazing
I had diabetes while pregnant and I never want to give myself insulin injections again. The best defence against adult-onset diabetes is to have a normal to lean body weight. However, I have wrestled with conflicting recommendations on how to lose weight. I asked myself, why wait until I have diabetes to eat in a way that controls my blood sugar. This book is full of useful information. Let's see whether I can make this way of eating work for me over the long-term.
Lisa
May 20, 2009 Lisa rated it really liked it
Great ideas. Lost weight and lowered my bloodsugar and A1Cs. Very strict on carb intake. Bought the book to use forever.
Doris Jean
Jan 13, 2014 Doris Jean rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: everyone who eats any food.
Anyone who is overweight, diabetic, ill or just not feeling up to par could benefit from these recipes. They have been thoroughly scrutinized by Dr B. working with professional chefs and are nutritious and balanced.

The first part of the book explains what the plan is and why, and the second part is over a hundred tasty recipes. I like knowing why I am eating this way and how to balance carbohydrates. The recipes have done all the math.

Discipline is needed to nutritionally control food intake, a
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Paul Vreeland
Apr 19, 2015 Paul Vreeland rated it liked it
I'm dissapointed that it doesn't give any additional recommendations for managing bloodsugar while excercising and preventing of treating lows during activity
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There is some great information in this book, but it is not a standalone. Nearly every page contains a reference to one of the author's other books.
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Good information
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Richard K. Bernstein, MD, is one of the world's foremost experts in diabetes treatment and care. He is the author of six books about diabetes, including The Diabetes Diet. Dr. Bernstein is the emeritus director of the Peripheral Vascular Disease Clinic at Jacobi Medical Center, an instructor at New York Medical College, fellow of the American College of Nutrition, and as a consultant to the Depart ...more
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