Chapter 1. Nutritional Recommendations in Diabetes Management

  1. Gary Frost2,
  2. Anne Dornhorst2 and
  3. Robert Moses Director of Diabetes Services3
  1. Norma McGough BSc SRD Freelance Dietitian

Published Online: 21 JUN 2004

DOI: 10.1002/0470869437.ch1

Nutritional Management of Diabetes Mellitus

Nutritional Management of Diabetes Mellitus

How to Cite

McGough, N. (2003) Nutritional Recommendations in Diabetes Management, in Nutritional Management of Diabetes Mellitus (eds G. Frost, A. Dornhorst and R. Moses), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/0470869437.ch1

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Nutrition and Dietetic Research Group, Department of Metabolic Medicine and Nutrition and Dietetics, Division of Investigational Science, Hammersmith Hospital Campus, Faculty of Medicine, Imperial School of Medicine, Du Cane Road, London W12 0NN, UK

  2. 3

    Illawarra Area Health Service, 4/393 Crown Street, Wollongong, NSW, 2500, Australia

Author Information

  1. The Auction Room, 20 Temple Street, Aylesbury, Bucks HP20 2RQ, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 21 JUN 2004
  2. Published Print: 18 JUL 2003

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471497516

Online ISBN: 9780470869437



This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Current Position

  • Aims of the Nutritional Recommendations

  • Application of the Nutritional Guidelines

  • Provision of Services in Diabetes Care

  • The Role of the Dietitian in Diabetes Care

  • Audit and Evaluation

  • Recommendations: Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes

  • Energy Balance and Body Weight

  • Macronutrient Composition of the Diet

  • Carbohydrate

  • Sugar and Sweeteners

  • Alcohol

  • Dietary Fats

  • Protein

  • Vitamins and Antioxidants

  • Minerals

  • Meal Planning

  • References