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The Diabetes Code: Prevent and Reverse Type 2 Diabetes Naturally
by Dr. Jason Fung

Language

English

Pages

288

Publication Date

April 03, 2018

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<p><em>From acclaimed author Dr. Jason Fung, a revolutionary guide to reversing diabetes.</em></p><br /><p> </p><br /><p>Dr. Jason Fung forever changed the way we think about obesity with his best-selling book, The Obesity Code. Now he has set out to do the same for type 2 diabetes.</p><br /><p>Today, most doctors, dietitians, and even diabetes specialists consider type 2 diabetes to be a chronic and progressive disease—a life sentence with no possibility of parole. But the truth, as Dr. Fung reveals in this paradigm-shifting book, is that type 2 diabetes is reversible. Writing with clear, persuasive language, he explains why conventional treatments that rely on insulin or other blood-glucose-lowering drugs can actually exacerbate the problem, leading to significant weight gain and even heart disease. The only way to treat type 2 diabetes effectively, he argues, is proper dieting and intermittent fasting—not medication.</p><br /><p> </p><br /><p>Dr. Jason Fung forever changed the way we think about obesity with his best-selling book, The Obesity Code. Now he has set out to do the same for type 2 diabetes.</p><br /><p>Today, most doctors, dietitians, and even diabetes specialists consider type 2 diabetes to be a chronic and progressive disease—a life sentence with no possibility of parole. But the truth, as Dr. Fung reveals in this paradigm-shifting book, is that type 2 diabetes is reversible. Writing with clear, persuasive language, he explains why conventional treatments that rely on insulin or other blood-glucose-lowering drugs can actually exacerbate the problem, leading to significant weight gain and even heart disease. The only way to treat type 2 diabetes effectively, he argues, is proper dieting and intermittent fasting—not medication.</p>
The Inflammation Spectrum: Find Your Food Triggers and Reset Your...
by , Eve Adamson

Language

English

Pages

333

Publication Date

October 15, 2019

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<b><b>From the international bestselling author of </b><b><i>Ketotarian</i></b><b> comes a revolutionary new plan to discover the foods your unique body loves, hates, and needs to feel great.</b></b><br /><br />In Dr. Will Cole's game-changing new book, readers will discover how inflammation is at the core of most common health woes. What's more, it exists on a continuum: from mild symptoms such as weight gain and fatigue on one end, to hormone imbalance and autoimmune conditions on the other. How you feel is being influenced by every meal. Every food you eat is either feeding inflammation or fighting it. Because no one else is you, the foods that work well for someone else may not be right for your body. At heart, <i>The Inflammation Spectrum</i> is about learning to love your body enough to nourish it with delicious, healing foods. You'll find insightful quizzes and empowering advice to put you on a path toward food freedom and overall healing, once and for all.
The First Cell: And the Human Costs of Pursuing Cancer to the Las...
by Azra Raza

Language

English

Pages

332

Publication Date

October 15, 2019

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<b>With the fascinating scholarship of <i>The Emperor of All Maladies</i> and the deeply personal experience of <i>When Breath Becomes Air</i>, a world-class oncologist examines the current state of cancer and its devastating impact on the individuals it affects -- including herself.</b><br />We have lost the war on cancer. We spend $150 billion each year treating it, yet -- a few innovations notwithstanding -- a patient with cancer is as likely to die of it as one was fifty years ago. Most new drugs add mere months to one's life at agonizing physical and financial cost.<br />In <i>The First Cell</i>, Azra Raza offers a searing account of how both medicine and our society (mis)treats cancer, how we can do better, and why we must. A lyrical journey from hope to despair and back again, <i>The First Cell</i> explores cancer from every angle: medical, scientific, cultural, and personal. Indeed, Raza describes how she bore the terrible burden of being her own husband's oncologist as he succumbed to leukemia. Like <i>When Breath Becomes Air</i>, <i>The First Cell</i> is no ordinary book of medicine, but a book of wisdom and grace by an author who has devoted her life to making the unbearable easier to bear.
Undo It!: How Simple Lifestyle Changes Can Reverse Most Chronic D...
by , Anne Ornish

Language

English

Pages

498

Publication Date

January 08, 2019

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<b><b><b>NATIONAL BESTSELLER</b> </b>• Fight cancer, diabetes, heart disease, weight gain, and even the aging process itself with one simple, scientifically proven plan to reverse disease—as well as prevent and reduce symptoms—from the world-renowned pioneer of lifestyle medicine.</b><br /><br /> Dean Ornish, M.D., has directed revolutionary research proving, for the first time, that lifestyle changes can often reverse—undo!—the progression of many of the most common and costly chronic diseases and even begin reversing aging at a cellular level.<br /><br /> Medicare and many insurance companies now cover Dr. Ornish’s lifestyle medicine program for reversing chronic disease because it consistently achieves bigger changes in lifestyle, better clinical outcomes, larger cost savings, and greater adherence than have ever been reported—based on forty years of research published in the leading peer-reviewed medical and scientific journals.<br /><br /> Now, in this landmark book, he and Anne Ornish present a simple yet powerful new unifying theory explaining why these same lifestyle changes can reverse so many different chronic diseases and how quickly these benefits occur. They describe what it is, why it works, and how you can do it:<br /><br /> <i>• Eat well</i>: a whole foods, plant-based diet naturally low in fat and sugar and high in flavor. The “Ornish diet” has been rated “#1 for Heart Health” by <i>U.S. News & World Report</i> every year from 2011 to 2017. <br /> <i>• Move more</i>: moderate exercise such as walking<br /> <i>• Stress less</i>: including meditation and gentle yoga practices<br /> <i>• Love more</i>: how love and intimacy transform loneliness into healing<br /><br />With seventy recipes, easy-to-follow meal plans, tips for stocking your kitchen and eating out, recommended exercises, stress-reduction advice, and inspiring patient stories of life-transforming benefits—for example, several people improved so much after only nine weeks they were able to avoid a heart transplant—<i>Undo It! </i>empowers readers with new hope and new choices.<br /><br /><b>Praise for</b> <i><b>Undo It!</b></i><br /><br /> “The Ornishes’ work is elegant and simple and deserving of a Nobel Prize, since it can change the world!”<b>—Richard Carmona, M.D., MPH, FACS, seventeenth Surgeon General of the United States</b><br /><br /> “If you want to see what medicine will be like ten years from now, read this book today.”<b>—Rita F. Redberg, M.D., editor in chief, <i>JAMA Internal Medicine</i></b><br /><br /> “This is one of the most important books on health ever written.”<b>—John Mackey, CEO, Whole Foods Market</b>
Brain on Fire: My Month of Madness
by Susannah Cahalan

Language

English

Pages

300

Publication Date

November 13, 2012

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<b>NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE STARRING CHLOË GRACE MORETZ</b><br /> <br /><b>An award-winning memoir and instant <i>New York Times</i> bestseller that goes far beyond its riveting medical mystery, <i>Brain on Fire</i> is the powerful account of one woman’s struggle to recapture her identity.</b><br /><br />When twenty-four-year-old Susannah Cahalan woke up alone in a hospital room, strapped to her bed and unable to move or speak, she had no memory of how she’d gotten there. Days earlier, she had been on the threshold of a new, adult life: at the beginning of her first serious relationship and a promising career at a major New York newspaper. Now she was labeled violent, psychotic, a flight risk. What happened?<br /> <br /> In a swift and breathtaking narrative, Susannah tells the astonishing true story of her descent into madness, her family’s inspiring faith in her, and the lifesaving diagnosis that nearly didn’t happen. “A fascinating look at the disease that...could have cost this vibrant, vital young woman her life” (<i>People</i>), <i>Brain on Fire</i> is an unforgettable exploration of memory and identity, faith and love, and a profoundly compelling tale of survival and perseverance that is destined to become a classic.
First Steps 2 Keto: Getting started with a ketogenic lifestyle
by , Jim Withers

Language

English

Pages

154

Publication Date

November 14, 2019

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It's never too late to start living your best life... Many people worry about having health issues that will impact their quality of life. However, it is our personal dietary choices that determine our long-term health and quality of life. • Everyone has lost someone to poor health... • Take responsibility for your own health... • We are designed to eat ketogenic... • Simple steps to implementing the ketogenic lifestyle... First Steps 2 Keto provides information to help people understand why the typical dietary choices put our health at risk and how government, big food and pharma companies, and the education system have worked together to create a system that is good for profits, but not for health.
Dr. Neal Barnard's Program for Reversing Diabetes: The Scientific...
by Neal D. Barnard

Language

English

Pages

290

Publication Date

February 27, 2018

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<b>Tackle diabetes and its complications for good with this newly updated edition of Dr. Neal Barnard's groundbreaking program.</b><br /><b><br /></b>Revised and updated, this latest edition of Dr. Barnard’s groundbreaking book features a new preface, updates to diagnostic and monitoring standards, recent research studies, and fresh success stories of people who have eliminated their diabetes by following this life-changing plan.<br /><br />Before Dr. Barnard’s scientific breakthrough, most health professionals believed that once you developed diabetes, you were stuck with it—and could anticipate one health issue after another, from worsening eyesight and nerve symptoms to heart and kidney problems. But this simply is not true—Dr. Barnard has shown that it is often possible to improve insulin sensitivity and tackle type 2 diabetes by following his step-by-step plan, which includes a healthful vegan diet with plenty of recipes to get started, an exercise guide, advice about taking supplements and tracking progress, and troubleshooting tips.
Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine, Twentieth Edition (Vo...
by , Joseph Loscalzo

Language

English

Pages

14553

Publication Date

February 06, 2018

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<b><i>MASTER MODERN MEDICINE!</i></b><p></p> <p><b>Introducing the Landmark Twentieth Edition of the Global Icon of Internal Medicine</b></p> <p><b>The definitive guide to internal medicine is more essential than ever with the latest in disease mechanisms, updated clinical trial results and recommended guidelines, state-of-the art radiographic images, therapeutic approaches and specific treatments, hundreds of demonstrative full-color drawings, and practical clinical decision trees and algorithms</b></p> <p>Recognized by healthcare professionals worldwide as the leading authority on applied pathophysiology and clinical medicine, <i>Harrison’s Principles of Internal Medicine</i> gives you the informational foundation you need to provide the best patient care possible.</p> <p><b><i>Essential for practice and education, the landmark 20th Edition features:</i></b></p> <ul><li><b>Thoroughly revised content</b>—covering the many new breakthroughs and advances in clinical medicine that have occurred since the last edition of <i>Harrison’s</i>. Chapters on acute and chronic hepatitis, management of diabetes, immune-based therapies in cancer, multiple sclerosis, cardiovascular disease, HIV, and many more, deliver the very latest information on disease mechanisms, diagnostic options, and the specific treatment guidance you need to provide optimal patient care.</li> <li><b>State-of-the-art coverage of disease mechanisms:</b> <i>Harrison’s</i> focuses on pathophysiology with rigor, and with the goal of linking disease mechanisms to treatments. Improved understanding of how diseases develop and progress not only promotes better decision-making and higher value care, but also makes for fascinating reading and improved retention. <i>Harrison’s</i> summarizes important new basic science developments, such as the role of mitochondria in programmed and necrotic cell death, the immune system’s role in cancer development and treatment, the impact of telomere shortening in the aging and disease processes, and the role of the microbiome in health and disease. Understanding the role of inflammation in cardiovascular disease, the precise mechanisms of immune deficiency in HIV/AIDS, prions and misfolded proteins in neurodegenerative diseases, and obesity as a predisposition to diabetes are just a few examples of how this edition provides essential pathophysiology information for health professionals.</li> <li><b>All-new sections covering a wide range of new and emerging areas of vital interest to all healthcare professionals.</b> New sections include: Sex and Gender-based Issues in Medicine; Obesity, Diabetes Mellitus, and Metabolic Syndrome; and Consultative Medicine— Plus, a new Part covering cutting-edge topics in research and clinical medicine includes great new chapters on the role of Epigenetics in Health and Disease, Behavioral Strategies to Improve Health, Genomics and Infectious Diseases, Emerging Neuro-Therapeutic Technologies, and Telomere Function in Health and Disease, and Network System Medicine.</li> <li><b>Important and timely new chapters</b>—such as Promoting Good Health, LGBT Health, Systems of Healthcare, Approach to Medical Consultation, Pharmacogenomics, Antimicrobial Resistance, Worldwide Changes in Patterns of Infectious Diseases, Neuromyelitis Optica, and more—offer the very latest, definitive perspectives on must-know topics in medical education and practice.</li> <li><b>Updated clinical guidelines, expert opinions, and treatment approaches from world-renowned editors and authors</b> contribute to the accuracy and immediacy of the text material and present a clear blueprint for optimizing patient outcomes.</li> <li><b>End-of-chapter suggested readings</b> reinforce the text material and provide a robust platform for further study and research.</li> </ul>
ANYWAY YOU CAN: Doctor Bosworth shares her mom's cancer journey. ...
by Annette Bosworth M.D.

Language

English

Pages

354

Publication Date

February 27, 2018

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"As a doctor the number one question I get from patients when they are faced with a scary choice in medicine today, 'Doc, what would you do?' This is the story of what happened when my 71 year old mother was dying of cancer. Tim Ferriss saved her life. This story will save yours," Annette Bosworth, MD.<br />In ANYWAY YOU CAN, Dr Bosworth shares her ‘accidental’ discovery of ketosis and its wide array of health benefits as she supplemented her mom’s chemotherapy with ketones. Her story of courage, faith, and tenacity helps young and old achieve better physical, mental, and emotional health through ketosis. Dr Bosworth inspires patients to become stewards of their own health through her leadership skills, public speaking and “sticky teachable moments.” When patients ask how to turn around their chronic health problem, she answers “Fight it ANYWAY YOU CAN. Ketones for Life.”<br />
The Addictoholic Deconstructed: An irreverently quick and dirty e...
by Nicole Labor

Language

English

Pages

134

Publication Date

October 31, 2019

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The Addictoholic Deconstructed takes a look at addiction from multiple perspectives. The disease process is explained in easily digestible science with the author's life experience, both professional and personal. The author is an addiction medicine physician as well as an addict in recovery. The disease of addiction is explained in a way that anyone can understand and bits and pieces from the author's memoir highlight the various aspects of her explanations.<br />

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