Diabetes Danger

What 200 Million Americans at Risk Need to Know

By Walter M. Bortz, II; Mike Huckabee (Foreword by)
(Select Books (NY), Paperback, 9781590791844, 156pp.)

Publication Date: November 2010

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This comprehensive book provides much-needed information on the horrifying dangers of uncontrolled diabetes. This is an essential guide for diabetics, their caregivers or anyone who has diabetes in their family. Diabetes Danger also provides crucial advice for those seeking to prevent a diabetes outbreak of epidemic proportions.Among the important questions Dr. Bortz addresses in Diabetes Danger: . What is diabetes, and how did it grow from an almost unknown disease to today's epidemic?. How does our genetic makeup combined with the modern lifestyle almost guarantee that an American will contract diabetes?. Why doctors don't prescribe the best treatment for the disease?. Why can't drugs cure it? . Can watching television increase diabetes risk?. What steps can you take to save your body from physical ruin?Dr. Bortz's book offers hope, showing steps that should be taken to quench the fire of diabetes. He also gives potential strategies to reverse diabetes' symptoms once the dreaded disease has struck. Often, health maintenance rather than medical intervention is more effective in reining in this horrible disease.



About the Author
Walter M. Bortz, M.D., teaches at Stanford University Medical School. He is the past president of the American Geriatrics Society and a physician at the Palo Alto Medical Foundation.

Mike Huckabee is the former governor of Arkansas and 2008 presidential candidate. He is the author of eleven books, including several "New York Times" bestsellers. He and his wife, Janet, live in Florida and still spend time in Arkansas. They have three grown children and four grandchildren.
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