Handbook of Diabetes Medical Nutrition Therapy

Handbook of Diabetes Medical Nutrition Therapy

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The focus of this revised book is to strengthen the diabetes nutritional management principles that empower dietitians to expand their roles, and to update research and techniques that describe state-of-the-art diabetes management. Pertinent information resulting from advanced glucose monitoring practices/techniques and new food ingredients such as artificial sweeteners and fat replacers are discussed. qThe Handbook of Diabetes Medical Nutrition Therapy offers health care providers a complete guide to diabetes management. it is also refreshingly specific, making it a handy tool for dietitions, dietetic technicians, and diabetes educators.q -- Journal of the American Dietetic Association (97:2, February 1997) qOverall the text is thorough, clear and well-written by credible RDs and MDs...The syllabus enables the reader to locate points of interest quickly rather than sifting through a large number of pages. I recommend the book to anyone providing care to patients with diabetes.q -- Susan Nolan, Barrie Community Health Centre, Barrie, ON qAnyone studying For The certified diabetes educator examination would benefit from a close review of this book. I just took the exam and wish I had used Handbook of Diabetes Medical Nutrition Therapy as an adjunct To The core curriculum guide offered with the examination.q -- Sari Edelstein, PhD, RD Health Maintenance Organization-Based Private Practice Miami, FLPatients who increase physical activity are more likely to (1) stay in the program and reach goal weight, (2) join the maintenance ... During the weight loss phase, the educator must convince patients that physical activity is important to their success and teach them ... how to develop an exercise program, how to keep records of physical activity, and how to calculate caloric expenditure of physical activity.

Title:Handbook of Diabetes Medical Nutrition Therapy
Author:Margaret A. Powers (RD.)
Publisher:Jones & Bartlett Learning - 1996


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