Diabetes Bookshelf

July 15, 2008 by  
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From the Battling Books Diabetic Bookshelf, a few reading essentials.

Some of these you have seen here over the last few weeks, some are new to our shelf. If you’re like me you keep your library card maxed out and have a wish list on Amazon that is a mile long.

I confess while I read a lot of non-fiction I am a huge fiction reader. I’ve been searching for weeks for adult fiction featuring a diabetic as the protagonist. Have you read any that you’d care to recommend? I’d love a heads-up.

If not perhaps it’s time to write one.

The Healthy Carb Diabetes Cookbook by Lara Rondinelli and Jennifer Bucko (2008)

The New Glucose Revolution Shoppers Guide to GI Values 2008 by Dr. Jennie Brand-Miller and Kaye Foster Powell (2007)

Cheating Destiny: Living With Diabetes, America’s Biggest Epidemic by James S. Hirsch (2007)

The Insulin Resistant Diet–Revised and Updated by Cheryl R. Hart (2007)

The 4-Ingredient Diabetes Cookbook by Nancy S. Hughes (2007)

And for those of you who have a dog-eared copy of Diabetes for Dummies, 2nd Edition by Alan L. Rubin, there’s good news. The 3rd edition will be out August 4, 2008.

Let’s us know what your favorite books are from those listed here or your personal library.

Anyone who comments between now and Friday, July 18 at 8 pm, MST will be entered in a drawing for two free books courtesy of the folks at Lifestyle Center of America, who sponsor the Diabetes Challenge.

The 30-Day Diabetes Miracle: Lifestyle Center of America’s Complete Program to Stop Diabetes, Restore Health and Build Natural Vitality (January 2008)

and the companion cookbook-

The 30-Day Diabetes Miracle Cookbook: Stop Diabetes with an Easy-to Follow Plant-Based, Carb-Counting Diet (May 2008)

And don’t forget –Dr. Stuart Seale and Dr. Franklin House of the Lifestyle Center of America are offering The Diabetes Challenge–a contest allowing one diabetic the opportunity to go through an all-expenses-paid, year-long treatment plan, focusing on the root causes of the disease through lifestyle changes and cognitive behavior therapy.

For someone diagnosed with diabetes, The Diabetes Challenge could be a life-changing experience. To sign up for the contest, and to see certain restrictions, visit the site and click on “Take the Challenge.”

Many thanks to everyone at the Lifestyle Center of America for offering these great books for this giveaway!

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14 Responses to “Diabetes Bookshelf”
  1. Hey Anne, thanks for stopping by. You missed this drawing but I will email you for the next one..:)

  2. Anne says:

    Please enter me in the drawing, too. I am not a diabetic, but diabetes does run in my family and I am trying to stay educated so that I can reduce my chances of ever developing diabetes. Thanks Tina for a great, informative blog.

  3. Tina says:

    Tomboy, thanks for stopping by. I know you have a busy day. You are in the drawing.

  4. Missy Tippens says:

    These books look great! Please enter me in the drawing. We have a lot of diabetes in our family, and I’m trying to be proactive wih my health and that of my family.


  5. Looks great! Sign me up!

  6. Camy, thanks for stopping by. Yes. It really is generous of them to donate these books. And the Diabetic Challenge is a great opportunity too. You are in the drawing.

  7. Amy, thanks for posting. You are in the drawing.

  8. Cheryl!! That is so cool. We will have to feature you and the novel once it comes out. That is very exciting. Congrats.

  9. I know, Janet. I covet that cookbook. Thanks for stopping by. You are in the drawing.

  10. Amy says:

    I’m very interested in these books for my mother.

  11. Cheryl Wyatt says:

    I’d love to be entered!

    And Tina…I have a book featuring a brittle diabetic who loses her career as a government sniper due to diabetic neuropathy. The story is called To Govern the Night. I’m not sure if that title will stay the same though once it contracts.

    Cheryl Wyatt

  12. Camy Tang says:

    Wow, thanks to the Lifestyle Center of America! Please enter me in the drawing!

  13. Janet Dean says:

    Tina, a novel featuring a hero or heroine with diabetes is a great idea, especially in a Young Adult book.

    The Carb cookbooks look great, even if you don’t have diabetes.

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