Diabetes is one of the world's fastest growing health problems. Over 135 million people worldwide suffer from diabetes, and estimates suggest that the number will double within the next twenty years. In the UK alone, sufferers are estimated at 1.4 million, with another possible 1 million yet to be diagnosed. The good news? It is possible to control diabetes - and even to eradicate some types altogether - with the right dietary measures. Health expert Dr Sarah Brewer's Natural Approaches to Diabetes is the first truly holistic book to tackle the problem of diabetes. Whether you have Type 1 or Type 2 diabetes, or Metabolic Syndrome X, following Sarah's nutritional approach can help you successfully manage the disease. The causes and triggers of diabetes The latest orthodox drug treatments How nutritional therapy can help Dietary supplements and herbal extracts that may help And much more
Dr Sarah Brewer worked as a GP before moving into hospital medicine. She was Health Journalist of the Year in 2002, and is the author of over 35 books, including Beating Heart Disease the Natural Way, The Daily Telegraph Encyclopedia of Vitamins, Minerals & Herbal Supplements and The Osteoporosis Prevention Guide. She is health columnist for several newspapers and magazines including the Daily Telegraph and Marie-Claire, and regularly gives lectures and appears on television and radio. She lives in Jersey.