Diabetes mellitus is a common disorder where the body is no longerable to regulate blood glucose levels correctly owing to defects ininsulin secretion or action. While some people require treatmentwith insulin, many are able to control their diabetes throughmanagement of diet, e.g. by decreasing the fat intake andincreasing the amount of fibre. This book provides an up-to-date review of the dietarymanagement of diabetes looking at general topics, such as themetabolic principles of nutrition, as well as more specific topics,such as nutritional management of diabetic children, pregnant womenand the elderly. A specialist text on the nutritional management ofdiabetes A practical book, useful in clinical practice Written by well respected clinicians within the field

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