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This comprehensive and evidence based book, will help you learn how to integrate medical nutrition therapy into diabetes management throughout the life cycle.
The book highlights the effectiveness of medical nutrition therapy and healthy eating interventions on diabetes management, and provides knowledge on how to create proper meal planning for individuals with different types of diabetes including type 1, type 2 and gestational diabetes. Includes information on setting glycemic and lipid goals for individuals with multiple health conditions associated with diabetes, macro- and micronutrients and alcohol; the nutrition interventions for adults with type 1 diabetes, insulin-requiring type 2 diabetes, and type 2 diabetes; youth with diabetes, older adults, pregnancy, lactation and diabetes, sports and exercise and hospitalized and long term care patients. It further details medical nutrition therapy for diabetes associated complications such as hypoglycemia, weight management, lipid disorders, hypertension, kidney disease, eating disorders, celiac disease, cystic fibrosis and gastroparesis.
The book also covers medical nutrition therapy and technology including integrating medical nutrition therapy, blood glucose monitoring and continuous glucose monitoring, and insulin pump therapy. It further details effective nutrition counseling and education, health literacy and numeracy and self-management education, and cost effectiveness of diabetes MNT. And finally, medical nutrition therapy for prediabetes and integrating medical nutrition therapy into community based diabetes prevention programs.