Healthy Choices for Diabetics

Jessie H. Ahroni

For people with diabetes, developing complications of the feet are a constant threat. You will find answers to the most common questions about foot care, including how to prevent and treat minor problems such as calluses, blisters, and fungal infections; and major complications such as ulcers and neuropathy.

Kathleen Stanley

Know the players -- Make finger sticks worth it -- Make every day go better -- Make wise food choices -- Do your daily activities -- What else can affect your blood glucose? -- Deal with special health issues -- Prevent problems down the road -- Deal with some unexpected problems -- Avoid feeling "labeled".

American Medical Association

This hefty diabetes bible will take readers with diabetes by the hand and safely lead them toward a more healthy lifestyle.

Gladys Knight

More than a cookbook, this inspirational guide is designed for people with diabetes to use to lead a full and healthy life with the disease. Includes 100+ recipes and personal anecdotes from the famous singer.

Betty Crocker

Betty Crocker, teamed with diabetes experts from the International Diabetes Center, has created an all-in-one diabetes resource, filled with delicious recipes and up-to-the-minute medical and nutrition information. Here's great news about diabetes: The best-kept secret of diabetes food planning is that it's good for everyone. You may think that people with diabetes need special foods prepared special ways, but as you look through this book, you'll find a wide variety of delicious and satisfying foods that you can eat -- and that the whole family will enjoy.This book is designed to make meals easy.

Art Ginsburg

From the famous Mr. Food, this cookbook features more than 150 recipes in Spanish for diabetics, including snacks, salads, soups, poultry, meat, vegetarian fare, and desserts.

Maggie Greenwood-Robinson
This handy guide offers step-by-step pointers to not only handle diabetes and keep it from getting worse, but to also reverse the harmful effects of the disease--all in six easy steps. Includes information on the most effective diets, nutritional supplements and herbs, safe exercise, a medication guide, and tips on reducing stress.
Mabel Cavaiani

People with diabetes don't have to miss out on desserts--thanks to this unique collection of over 200 recipes for everything from chocolate chip cookies to banana cream pie. Each seemingly sinful dessert is suitable for a diabetic diet.

American Diabetes Association

This A-to-Z reference covers dozens of topics related to diabetes, including alcohol, blood sugar, complications, diet, exercise, foot care, heart disease, pregnancy, vitamins, weight loss, and much more.

Hope S. Warshaw

Putting the food pyramid to work sounds simple enough, but frequent changes in nutrition recommendations make it important to stay well informed and up-to-date. This revised second edition reveals the latest information on the six food groups and how to incorporate them into a healthy diet.

Betty Wedman-St. Louis

It's everywhere, from frozen-food aisles to fast-food stores, from deli take-out to salad bars -- fast, prepackaged food fit for today's busy lifestyles. The choices are unlimited, unless you have diabetes -- until now. Why shouldn't you be able to enjoy the same timesaving benefits from convenience foods? Diabetes educator and author Betty Wedman-St. Louis shows you how to take advantage of today's convenience foods while still taking care of your diabetes.

Linda Gassenheimer

This cookbook deals with two major issues--how to make simple, quick, healthy, low-carb meals and how to bring variety to the table. Designed for simplicity, it is divided into three sections--Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner--and also includes a week-at-a-glance meal plan chart that readers can mix and match to make a variety of menu options.

American Diabetes Association

This popular series offers millions of ways to mix and match classic daily menus! Each menu planner has 28 days worth of new menu choices; pages are split into thirds and are interchangeable. There are 20,000 menu combinations in each book. No matter which combination is chosen, carb counts and nutrients are correct for the entire day, automatically.

American Diabetes Association

Part of the "Month of Meals" series, "Soul Food" includes more than 55 recipes for African American and Southern favorites, including Ernestine's Pigeon Peas and Rice; Chicken and Dumplings; and Soulful Chili. Each menu planner has 28 days worth of new menu choices that can be manipulated into 20,000 menu combinations.

Fabiola Demps Gaines and Roniece Weaver and Angela Ebron

One of the first weight-loss books to address the serious health concerns facing African-American women offers a comprehensive program of diet and exercise written by experts in the fields of health and nutrition. Includes the Soul Food Pyramid (low-fat versions of favorite recipes), tips for staying motivated, how to start a support group, and more.

American Diabetes Association

The American Diabetes Association's simple, easy-to-use guide on low-impact exercises reveals how seniors can maintain fitness with 30 minutes of exercise per day, and those 30 minutes can be broken into small increments. "The "I Hate to Exercise" Book for People With Diabetes places special emphasis on fitting activity into everyday life and using commonly available items rather than expensive gym equipment.

Laura Shane-McWhorter

"Do you take a nutritional supplement, herb, or other natural product to treat your diabetes? Are you considering taking one? Then you need reliable and unbiased information on these alternative medicines. Written by the recognized expert on complementary and alternative medicine for diabetes, The American Diabetes Association Guide to Herbs and Nutritional Supplements covers everything you need to know about 40 of the most popular alternative therapies used for diabetes." (From the publisher's description0

Bob Greene

"Coping with the unique challenges of living with these conditions can feel like a full-time job. That's why The Best Life Guide to Managing Diabetes and Pre-Diabetes takes a gradual, three-phase approach to improving diet and increasing physical activity and provides strategies for staying motivated. While offering clear guidance, the program is flexible enough that you can tailor it to your needs and abilities. The result: A way of living that improves blood sugar and helps you stave off heart disease, neuropathy, and other diabetes- and pre-diabetes-related conditions while reaching and maintaining a healthy weight. This comprehensive yet readable volume offers the information you need to protect your health whether you are controlling your disease simply with diet and exercise, are taking drugs orally, or need injected insulin." (Publisher's description)

Barbara Seelig-Brown

"...over 150 delicious recipes fresh from the sea and puts them front-and-center on your kitchen table. Seafood is the perfect choice for anyone looking to eat healthfully without skimping on flavor. Naturally low in fat and packed with protein and healthy omega-3 fats, seafood offers nearly endless preparation possibilities in the kitchen. Whether you're looking for a perfect party appetizer, a delightful dinner your whole family will enjoy, or a satisfying side dish to any meal, The Diabetes Seafood Cookbook is your one-stop shop for fresh, delicious seafood."

Sheri Colberg

Pt. 1. The diabetic athlete's toolbox -- Training for sports and fitness -- Balancing exercise blood sugars -- The ups and downs of insulin -- Supplements and eating for exercise -- Guidelines for type 1 diabetes -- Guidelines for type 2 diabetes -- Pt. 2. Sports and fitness activities -- Endurance sports -- Power sports -- Fitness activities -- Recreational sports -- Appendix A. Diabetic athletes and sports organizations -- Appendix B. Sport and nutrition web sites of interest -- Appendix C. Diabetic athlete activity questionnaire.

Eve Gehling

Diabetes doesn't affect just the person with it. It touches family, friends, and coworkers as well. Without solid information, often those who care for someone with diabetes find the psychological, psychosocial, and financial challenges of the disease confusing, stressful, and even frightening. Here, finally, is a clear, sensitive, and informative guide that tells you what diabetes is and how to cope with it on a daily basis.

Fabiola Demps Gaines and Roniece Weaver

Now you can enjoy sensational low-fat recipes from the first African American cookbook for people with diabetes. More than 140 recipes in all, including appetizers, snacks, soups, salads, main dishes, vegetables, side dishes, and desserts. Advice for reducing fat, calories, and sodium for weight loss and improved health and diabetes control is featured. Plus, the basics of healthy food preparation and menu planning are followed by suggestions for cooking with herbs and spices.

Carol Gelles

The Ultimate Diabetes Cookbook features recipes tailored for diabetic diets and the additional dietary restrictions for people with complications from diabetes.