New in the Market: The Diabetes Counter, 4th Edition

by Jo-Ann Heslin, MA, RD, CDN on December 20, 2010 · 0 comments

The Diabetes Counter is celebrating 20 years in print, with over a half million satisfied readers.

Eight percent of the U.S. population—24 million people—has diabetes and 59 million have prediabetes. Every 24 hours, 4,100 new cases are diagnosed. That’s 1.5 million new cases a year.

The Diabetes Counter has been helping people manage diabetes since 1991. Whether you’re newly diagnosed or trying to fine-tune your diabetes management, the 4th edition, written by Karen J. Nolan, PhD and Jo-Ann Heslin, MA, RD, will simplify meal planning so you can reduce your risks for complications without giving up the foods you love.

In the book you will find out:

How to count carbs

Why sugar isn’t off limits

Why fiber helps control blood sugar

How alcohol can fit into your meal plans

How to manage prediabetes to lower the risk for type 2 diabetes

How to manage diabetes and live life to the fullest

The material is simple, easy-to-use, and practical. The front introductory test reflects the latest scientific information while it guides the reader through counting carbs and setting up a diabetic meal plan.

There are tables, tips, and tools to help manage diabetes, along with the calorie, fat, carbohydrate, fiber and sugar values for over 12,000 foods and 71 national and regional restaurant chains.

Living with diabetes doesn’t have to be complicated with this ultimate carb counting companion. Buy it now!

Pocket Books, 2011, $7.99.

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