This #1 New York Times bestseller adapted for people with diabetes is full of tools and menus designed to kick-start weight loss to control your blood sugar. From Mayo Clinic — a leader in health and nutrition and the #1 ranked hospital for Diabetes and Endocrinology according to the 2018 U.S. News & World Report best hospital rankings — comes The Mayo Clinic Diabetes Diet, second edition. This reliable diet plan is designed to prevent and manageprediabetes and type 2 diabetes. The completely revised and updated second edition includes all-new recipes and an additional two weeks of daily menus.
The Mayo Clinic Diabetes Diet, second edition is divided into two phases — Lose It! and Live It! — designed to help at-risk individuals prevent and control diabetes by losing weight quickly and safely, and then maintaining that weight loss.
The Lose It! phase is a simple, straight-forward, two-week plan that encourages quick but safe weight loss that can help lower blood sugar.
The Live It! phase of the diet offers basic and manageable steps and lifestyle changes and choices that are designed to help participants lose one to two pounds a week until a healthy weight is reached, and then to keep the pounds off.
Mayo Clinic's weight-loss and nutrition experts have packed this book with meal plans, tools, menus, practical solutions, and specific tips on how to improve health and lose weight safely. The Mayo Clinic Diabetes Diet, tackles all the familiar obstacles that get in the way of weight loss—lack of exercise, resistance to healthy food, too little time to cook, a hectic schedule, struggles with cravings, and minimal support from family and friends. It’s a reliable and safe companion for losing weight and controlling diabetes. "This diabetes diet isn't a fad; it's about changing your habits for the better," states Donald Hensrud, M.D., Mayo Clinic nutrition specialist and medical editor. "With The Mayo Clinic Diabetes Diet, people can truly manage diabetes, eat well, lose weight and enjoy life."
Donald D. Hensrud, M.D., M.P.H., is a specialist in nutrition and weight management at Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minn. He is an associate professor of nutrition and preventive medicine at Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and the medical director of the Mayo Clinic Healthy Living Program. He writes and lectures widely on lifestyle- and nutrition-related topics and has authored and helped publish several books, including two award-winning cookbooks.