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Diabesity (A Doctor and Her Patients on the Front Lines of the Obesity-Diabetes Epidemic)

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Experts now predict that more than one-third of American children born in 2000 will develop diabetes in their lifetime. Written by one of the world’s leading authorities on the link between obesity and diabetes, this passionate, frightening–but ultimately hopeful–book points the way to a solution.

To enter Dr. Francine Kaufman’s clinic is to see the future of America: a 220-pound twelve-year-old boy…a 267-pound thirteen-year-old girl…their concerned but equally overweight parents…the human faces and human suffering behind the epidemic of type 2 diabetes that threatens to overwhelm our health care system. Once a disease of the elderly, type 2 diabetes now strikes adults in their prime–and, increasingly, children. It has nearly doubled in the last decade. The cause? Our soaring rates of obesity.

Diabesity takes us to the front lines of the fight against this preventable but deadly disease. Through vivid patient stories, it explains how excess weight destroys the body’s ability to process sugar properly–with life-threatening consequences. It shows what happens when the genes that evolved to protect us from famine collide with a sedentary lifestyle that has put bacon cheeseburgers on every corner. And it demonstrates why our usual blame-the-victim response is futile in face of the complex, worldwide forces behind this epidemic.

Detailing the tools for change at every level–from families to school systems to government–and reporting on innovative programs that are already making a difference, Diabesity offers a compelling action plan for winning this battle.


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  • Product Details

    Author:
    Francine R. Kaufman, M.D.
    Format:
    Paperback
    Pages:
    336
    Publisher:
    Random House Publishing Group (January 31, 2006)
    Language:
    English
    ISBN-13:
    9780553383799
    ISBN-10:
    0553383795
    Weight:
    14.56oz
    Dimensions:
    6" x 9" x 0.7"
    Case Pack:
    32
    File:
    RandomHouse-PRH_Book_Company_PRH_PRT_Onix_full_active_D20200301T134317_5424884-20200301.xml
    Folder:
    RandomHouse
    As low as:
    $12.32
    List Price:
    $16.00
    Publisher Identifier:
    P-RH
    Discount Code:
    A
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