Nutritional Management of Diabetes Mellitus

Nutritional Management of Diabetes Mellitus

Editor(s): Gary Frost, Anne Dornhorst, Robert Moses

Published Online: 21 JUN 2004

Print ISBN: 9780471497516

Online ISBN: 9780470869437

DOI: 10.1002/0470869437

About this Book

Diabetes mellitus is a common disorder where the body is no longer able to regulate blood glucose levels correctly owing to defects in insulin secretion or action. While some people require treatment with insulin, many are able to control their diabetes through management of diet, e.g. by decreasing the fat intake and increasing the amount of fibre.

This book provides an up-to-date review of the dietary management of diabetes looking at general topics, such as the metabolic principles of nutrition, as well as more specific topics, such as nutritional management of diabetic children, pregnant women and the elderly.

  • A specialist text on the nutritional management of diabetes
  • A practical book, useful in clinical practice
  • Written by well respected clinicians within the field

Table of contents

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    2. Chapter 5

      The Nutritional Management of Children's Diabetes (pages 53–84)

      Sheridan Waldron, Peter Swift, Lindsey Oliver and Deborah Foote

    3. Chapter 8

      Obesity and Diabetes (pages 111–132)

      Karen Slevin, Jacqueline Cleator and John Wilding

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