Dietary Considerations in Diabetes - ECAB - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9788131219867, 9788131232095

Dietary Considerations in Diabetes - ECAB

1st Edition

Editors: Anoop Misra
Paperback ISBN: 9788131219867
eBook ISBN: 9788131232095
Imprint: Elsevier India
Published Date: 26th November 2008
Page Count: 108

Description

Diet plays an important role in the treatment of diabetes, alone or in combination with insulin or oral hypoglycemic drugs. The diabetic nutrition plan of an individual necessitates to be based upon, excepting the usual parameters, his/her socioeconomic status, ethnicity/religion, and local food habits. It is important that diet plan is individualized and also region based. Since there are a number of artificial sweeteners available now, it is necessary that physicians should take in account scientific data while prescribing any artificial sweetener. This issue in the ECAB Update Series: Diabetology reviews these issues in accordance with the Indian Dietary habits and available evidence to support the clinical decisions.

Table of Contents

Introduction

Micronutrients and Diabetes

Artificial Sweeteners

Region-based Diets in India

Summary

Forthcoming Books

Details

No. of pages:
108
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Elsevier India 2009
Published:
Imprint:
Elsevier India
eBook ISBN:
9788131232095
Paperback ISBN:
9788131219867

About the Editor

Anoop Misra

Affiliations and Expertise

Director and Head, Department of Diabetes and Metabolism, Fortis Group of Hospitals, New Delhi