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Foreword by Frank
Vinicor, M.D., M.P.H.
First 50 Years As a Diabetic
- In this chapter, Dr. Bernstein tells the
remarkable story of his life, including his
self-discovered technique for controlling
his blood sugars, recovery from over a half-dozen
common diabetes-related conditions, and the
conflict he encountered with the medical community
which still doesn't believe it's possible.
& After: 14 Patients Share Their Experiences
- Much of it in their own words, 14 of Dr.
Bernstein's patients tell the stories of their
lives before trying his solution and the life-changing
results they experienced as a result.
- Chap. 1: Diabetes:
- Diabetes 101, including the difference between
Type I and Type II diabetes. As a Type I diabetic
himself, Dr. Bernstein offers personal insight.
Chap. 2: Tests:
A Baseline Measure of Your Disease and Risk
Chap. 3: Your Diabetic Tool Kit: Supplies You
Will Need and Where to Get Them
Chap. 4: How and When to Measure Blood Sugar
Chap. 5: Recording Blood Sugar Data: Using the
GLUCOGRAF II Data Sheet
Chap. 6: Strange Biology: Phenomena Peculiar
to Diabetes That Can Affect Blood Sugar
Chap. 7: The Laws of Small Numbers
- How exactly can you learn to predict your
blood sugars? Dr. Bernstein answers the question
in this chapter.
Chap. 8: Establishing
a Treatement Plan: The Basic Treatment Plans
and How We Structure Them
- Chap. 9: The
Basic Food Groups, or Much of What You've
Been Taught About Diet is Probably Wrong
- Dr. Bernstein's reduces the complex "food
pyramid" to three food groups, and warns
how damaging the typical American diet can
be to diabetics and nondiabetics alike.
- Chap. 10: Diet
Guidelines: Basic Treatment for All Diabetics
- Prepare for some big surprises about the
foods we've come to believe were really "sugar-free"
and learn which types of foods Dr. Bernstein
advocates in his diet plan for diabetics.
Chap. 11: Creating
a Customized Meal Plan
- Chap. 12:
Weight Loss--If You're Overweight
- Scientific insight about why people become
overweight, plus methods for you to lose weight
the right way.
Chap. 13: Using
Exercise to Enhance Insulin Sensitivity
- Chap. 14:
Oral Hypoglycemic Agents
- Valuable knowledge about the various OHA's,
including Dr. Bernstein's dosage regimens,
benefits and some possible side effects.
Chap. 15: Insulin:
The Basics of Self-Injection
Chap. 16: Important
Information About Various Insulins
Chap. 17: Simple Insulin Regimens
Chap. 18: Intensive Insulin Regimens
Chap. 19: How to Prevent and Correct Low Blood
Chap. 20: How to Cope with Dehydrating Illness
Chap. 21: Delayed Stomach-Emptying: Gastroparesis
Chap. 22: Routine Follow-up Visits to Your Physician
- Chap. 23:
What You Can Expect from Virtually Normal
- Coming out of the dark...Dr. Bernstein offers
hope for what physical and mental changes
normalized blood sugars can do for you.
A: What About the Widely Advocated Dietary
Restrictions on Fat, Protein, and Salt, and
the Current High-Fiber Fad?
- Dr. Bernstein answers with real-world, common-sense
scientific analysis of why certain foods have
been stressed as "good" and others
as "bad" by the medical establishment.
Appendix B: Don't
Permit Hospitalization to Impair Your Blood
Appendix C: Drugs That May Affect Blood Glucose
Appendix D: Recipes for Low-Carbohydrate Meals
E: Foot Care for Diabetics
- Foot-saving advice for diabetics, including
a list of do's and don'ts to help keep you
on your feet for years to come.