American Diabetes Association Guide to Nutrition Therapy for Diabetes (2nd edition)

American Diabetes Association Guide to Nutrition Therapy for Diabetes (2nd edition)

By: Marion J. Franz (author), Alison Evert (author)Paperback

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Diabetes greatly affects how people's bodies manage the food they eat. It is essential that people with diabetes follow a carefully structured meal plan and learn specific skills in order to better control their blood glucose levels. The tactics for helping people manage their diabetes through how they eat is called medical nutrition therapy (MNT). Here the American Diabetes Association presents all of the key information and strategies for effectively teaching patients how to manage their diets. Drawing on the knowledge and expertise of dozens of experts in the field, this book covers all of the key topics for implementing successful medical nutrition therapy. Topics include: Thorough discussion of nutrients Description of MNT for type 1 and type 2 diabetes Discussion of providing MNT to special populations, including youth and older individuals Explanation of the different complications of diabetes, such as kidney disease, celiac disease, and cystic fibrosis, and how they impact MNT Latest details on new technology used in MNT Guidelines and strategies for teaching patients about nutrition therapy and how to use it in their daily lives Using MNT to help prevent diabetes No choking hazard warning necessary.

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About Author

Marion J. Franz, MS, RD, LD, CDE, is a nutrition/health consultant with Nutrition Concepts by Franz, Inc. For over 20 years she was the Director of Nutrition and Health Professional Education at the International Diabetes Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota. Her Masters Degree in Nutrition is from the University of Minnesota, and she is a Registered Dietitian (RD) and Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE). She has authored over 200 articles, books, booklets, and book chapters on diabetes, nutrition, and exercise and lectures frequently in the United States and internationally. She is the lead author on the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetic's Evidence-Based Nutrition Practice Guidelines for Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes and authored the American Diabetes Association's 2006, 2002, 1994, and 1986 nutrition position statements and technical reviews, and was editor of the American Association of Diabetes Educators Core Curriculum for Diabetes Education, 4th and 5th editions. She has received numerous awards, including the 2001 American Diabetes Association Charles H. Best Medal for Distinguished Service in the Cause of Diabetes, the 2006 American Dietetic Association Medallion Award, and the 2008 American Dietetic Association Huddleson Award. Alison Evert, MS, RD, CDE, is a Diabetes Nutrition Educator and the Coordinator of Diabetes Education Programs at the University of Washington Medical Center, Diabetes Care Center (DCC) in Seattle, WA. An author of numerous articles about the role of nutrition in diabetes care, Ms. Evert helped write and revise the American Diabetes Association/Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Choose Your Foods educational booklet series. Past Chair of the Diabetes Care and Education Dietetic Practice Group of the Academy of Nutrition and American Dietetic Association. An active diabetes educator, she also served on the Children's Work Group for National Diabetes Education Program for five years.

Product Details

  • publication date: 21/06/2012
  • ISBN13: 9781580404723
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 400
  • ID: 9781580404723
  • weight: 771
  • ISBN10: 1580404723
  • edition: 2nd edition

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