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Publication Date: 17 Mar 2016
Publisher: Sheldon Press
Words: 25000
Page Count: 96
Author: Dawn Harper
ISBN-13: 9781847093899, 9781847093943

Dr Dawn's Guide to Healthy Eating for Diabetes

By Dawn Harper
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Diabetes is common and can have tragic consequences if left untreated. The good news is that Type 2 diabetes is preventable and to a certain extent reversible if we follow the right diet. Delicious rather than deprivation is the keynote here, though, and this book includes tasty recipes from a chef! Dr Dawn explains the different types of diabetes – types 1 and 2, and late onset, and what we mean by terms like insulin resistance and metabolic syndrome. She traces the epidemic progress of type 2 diabetes in recent years, and discusses how the lines between type 2 and 1 are becoming increasingly blurred. This book also covers our dietary needs at different stages of life, how metabolism differs, and how even modest weight loss can affect the risk of developing severe illness eg heart disease.
About the Author
Dr Dawn Harper is a media doctor on Channel 4’s Embarrassing Bodies programme, and a resident doctor on ITV’s This Morning. Dr Harper trained at Charing Cross & Westminster Medical School in London and worked in hospital specialities for several years. As a part-time GP in Gloucestershire, she has a particular interest in women’s health, preventative medicine and weight management.
Press Reviews

TV's Dr Dawn Harper lifts the lid on why you may be struggling to lose weight. IT’S not easy losing weight. And you are not on your own – thousands of people have lost weight only to rebound back, usually with a few extra pounds too.

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Always struggling to lose weight and failing? Dr Dawn Harper answers those vital questions to help you understand why you put weight on and how to lose it for good

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