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Subject: Book recommendations
Date Posted: 5/16/2014 3:02 PM ET
Member Since: 7/13/2013
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Hi all,

I just learned today that I have diabetes.  My sugar levels, while higher than they should be, are not too high that I need medication.  My doctor suggested I try a low glycemic diet and come back in 12 weeks for another test. 

Can anyone recommend any books.  Diet, cooking, anything at all.  

Thanks, Diane

Date Posted: 6/3/2014 4:23 PM ET
Member Since: 8/17/2007
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I 'm sorry about the diabetes, but you can get a handle on it if you're careful.

A good book I found is:

The NO S DIET by Reinhard Engels and Ben Kallen

ISBN# 978-0-399-534041

Hope this helps.

Vicki

Date Posted: 6/5/2014 6:45 PM ET
Member Since: 1/15/2007
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I'm sorry to hear about your diagnosis.

Coming in late, but I highly recommend Dr. Bernsteins Diabetes Solution.  A friend of mine is one of his patients.  Dr. Bernstein practices what he preaches and my friend has normal blood glucose readings.

Date Posted: 6/7/2014 8:21 AM ET
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Thank  you.  I'm reading whatever I can get my hands on right now.  And changing my diet, of course.

Date Posted: 9/26/2014 3:28 PM ET
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The South Beach DIet is a low glycemic diet. See:

http://www.paperbackswap.com/book/browser.php?k=The+South+Beach+Diet

Good luck!

 

Date Posted: 9/30/2014 9:03 AM ET
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Elona,

Thank you.  I will check it out.