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

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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>
Bitten: The Secret History of Lyme Disease and Biological Weapons
by Kris Newby

Language

English

Pages

332

Publication Date

May 14, 2019

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<p>A riveting thriller reminiscent of <em>The Hot Zone</em>, this true story dives into the mystery surrounding one of the most controversial and misdiagnosed conditions of our time—Lyme disease—and of Willy Burgdorfer, the man who discovered the microbe behind it, revealing his secret role in developing bug-borne biological weapons, and raising terrifying questions about the genesis of the epidemic of tick-borne diseases affecting millions of Americans today.<br /><br />While on vacation on Martha’s Vineyard, Kris Newby was bitten by an unseen tick. That one bite changed her life forever, pulling her into the abyss of a devastating illness that took ten doctors to diagnose and years to recover: Newby had become one of the 300,000 Americans who are afflicted with Lyme disease each year.</p><p>As a science writer, she was driven to understand why this disease is so misunderstood, and its patients so mistreated. This quest led her to Willy Burgdorfer, the Lyme microbe’s discoverer, who revealed that he had developed bug-borne bioweapons during the Cold War, and believed that the Lyme epidemic was started by a military experiment gone wrong.</p><p>In a superb, meticulous work of narrative journalism, <em>Bitten</em> takes readers on a journey to investigate these claims, from biological weapons facilities to interviews with biosecurity experts and microbiologists doing cutting-edge research, all the while uncovering darker truths about Willy. It also leads her to uncomfortable questions about why Lyme can be so difficult to both diagnose and treat, and why the government is so reluctant to classify chronic Lyme as a disease.</p><p>A gripping, infectious page-turner, <em>Bitten</em> will shed a terrifying new light on an epidemic that is exacting an incalculable toll on us, upending much of what we believe we know about it. </p>
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.
Am I Dying?!: A Complete Guide to Your Symptoms--and What to Do N...
by , Marc Eisenberg M.D.

Language

English

Pages

335

Publication Date

December 31, 2018

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<p><strong>Featured on <em>CBS This Morning,</em> <em>Men’s</em> <em>Health</em>, <em>The Washington Post</em>, Buzzfeed, and <em>The Dr. Oz Show</em></strong></p><p><strong>Two top doctors<em> </em>present a comprehensive, light-hearted guide for the hypochondriac in all of us.</strong></p><p>Christopher Kelly, MD, and Marc Eisenberg, MD, FACC, are both highly accomplished physicians and health experts from UNC Health and Columbia University Medical Center. In <em>Am I Dying?!,</em> Dr. Kelly and Dr. Eisenberg walk you through common symptoms and medical myths to provide a helpful, conversational guide on what to do when you experience symptoms – offering advice on whether to chill out, make a doctor’s appointment, or go to the hospital.</p><p>Most new symptoms turn out to be minor. Most likely, a stuffy nose isn’t a sign of cancer. But sometimes a headache isn’t just a temporary nuisance and could be a sign of a serious condition. The internet can offer a wealth of data, but it can also be a source of harmful misinformation. So if you have a new symptom, how worried should you be?</p><p>This down-to-earth, humorous symptom guide covers over forty different symptoms, organized into eight body areas – including head/neck, chest/back, belly, skin, and more. Some examples include:</p><p>·         <strong><em>Belly: </em></strong>When is bloating a sign of a serious problem? Why do some people feel nauseated all the time?</p><p>·         <strong><em>Lady Parts</em></strong><em>:  </em>How often do you really need a mammogram? When is a lump likely to be serious?</p><p>·         <strong><em>Bathroom Trouble: </em></strong>Why do some people pee so often (and can a bladder explode from holding it)? </p><p>Packed with practical information and organized in a fun, easy-to-access format, <em>Am I Dying?!</em> is a perfect gift, medical resource, and <em>must-have </em>addition to your home library.</p>
The Gene: An Intimate History
by Siddhartha Mukherjee

Language

English

Pages

609

Publication Date

May 17, 2016

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<b>The #1 <i>NEW YORK TIMES</i> Bestseller</b><br /> <b>A <i>New York Times</i> Notable Book<br /> A <i>Washington Post</i> and <i>Seattle Times</i> Best Book of the Year</b><br /> <br /><b>From the Pulitzer Prize–winning author of <i>The Emperor of All Maladies</i>—a fascinating history of the gene and “a magisterial account of how human minds have laboriously, ingeniously picked apart what makes us tick” (<i>Elle</i>).</b><br /><br />“Dr. Siddhartha Mukherjee dazzled readers with his Pulitzer Prize-winning <i>The Emperor of All Maladies</i> in 2010. That achievement was evidently just a warm-up for his virtuoso performance in <i>The Gene: An Intimate History</i>, in which he braids science, history, and memoir into an epic with all the range and biblical thunder of <i>Paradise Lost</i>” (<i>The New York Times</i>). In this biography Mukherjee brings to life the quest to understand human heredity and its surprising influence on our lives, personalities, identities, fates, and choices.<br /> <br />“Mukherjee expresses abstract intellectual ideas through emotional stories…[and] swaddles his medical rigor with rhapsodic tenderness, surprising vulnerability, and occasional flashes of pure poetry” (<i>The Washington Post</i>). Throughout, the story of Mukherjee’s own family—with its tragic and bewildering history of mental illness—reminds us of the questions that hang over our ability to translate the science of genetics from the laboratory to the real world. In riveting and dramatic prose, he describes the centuries of research and experimentation—from Aristotle and Pythagoras to Mendel and Darwin, from Boveri and Morgan to Crick, Watson and Franklin, all the way through the revolutionary twenty-first century innovators who mapped the human genome.<br /> <br />“A fascinating and often sobering history of how humans came to understand the roles of genes in making us who we are—and what our manipulation of those genes might mean for our future” (<i>Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel</i>), <i>The Gene</i> is the revelatory and magisterial history of a scientific idea coming to life, the most crucial science of our time, intimately explained by a master. “<i>The Gene</i> is a book we all should read” (<i>USA TODAY</i>).
Deadly Outbreaks: How Medical Detectives Save Lives Threatened by...
by Alexandra M. Levitt

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English

Pages

249

Publication Date

September 01, 2013

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Despite advances in health care, infectious microbes continue to be a formidable adversary to scientists and doctors. Vaccines and antibiotics, the mainstays of modern medicine, have not been able to conquer infectious microbes because of their amazing ability to adapt, evolve, and spread to new places. Terrorism aside, one of the greatest dangers from infectious disease we face today is from a massive outbreak of drug-resistant microbes.<br /><br /><i>Deadly Outbreaks</i> recounts the scientific adventures of a special group of intrepid individuals who investigate these outbreaks around the world and figure out how to stop them. Part homicide detective, part physician, these medical investigators must view the problem from every angle, exhausting every possible source of contamination. Any data gathered in the field must be stripped of human sorrows and carefully analyzed into hard statistics.<br /><br />Author Dr. Alexandra Levitt is an expert on emerging diseases and other public health threats. Here she shares insider accounts she’s collected that go behind the alarming headlines we’ve seen in the media: mysterious food poisonings, unexplained deaths at a children’s hospital, a strange neurologic disease afflicting slaughterhouse workers, flocks of birds dropping dead out of the sky, and drug-resistant malaria running rampant in a refugee camp. Meet the resourceful investigators—doctors, veterinarians, and research scientists—and discover the truth behind these cases and more.
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>
The Inflammation Spectrum: Find Your Food Triggers and Reset Your...
by Dr. Will Cole

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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.
Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine, Twentieth Edition (Vo...
by , Joseph Loscalzo

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English

Pages

4048

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>
More Than A Diet Book: 7 Steps I took to lose 40 lbs, find joy an...
by Brandon Pervis Sr.

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English

Pages

95

Publication Date

January 07, 2020

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<p><strong>Are you overweight and feeling overwhelmed about which direction to go? Are you tired of trying and failing the latest sure weight loss programs that leave you weighing more than you started? Tired of feeling like a prisoner to your diet but don't have the time to fix it? </strong></p><br /><br /><p>Just know that you are not alone. We all are struggling with these same issues of improving our diet and health. As we age and take on more responsibilities, it becomes difficult to eat healthy in a way that fits into our lives.</p><br /><br /><p><strong>Its time to escape your internal prison and start living your best life now, and you hold the key.</strong></p><br /><br /><p><strong>Here is the bottom line</strong>: No one is coming to fix your diet and save you. To change your nutrition and health is 100%, your responsibility. <strong>Here is another fact: You can accomplish amazing things that you set your mind to achieving; it all starts with you changing how you think.</strong> Anything that you think about consistently, you will act out in your life. Anything that you do invariably will lead to habit formation, which is how you became a prisoner to your diet in the first place, bad nutrition ideas.</p><br /><br /><p>So if you are up to here with feeling defeat, overweight, depressed, and overwhelmed, you can become your self-health coach and make it out. How do I know this to be true? Because I have been there myself, obese, depressed, and confused with no direction about how to change my diet and, more importantly, my life.</p><br /><br /><p>Until one day I said enough is enough, I can't live like this anymore. With a negative environment around me and only my faith in God and my son to inspire me, I made it out of my self-made prison, called my body. Then I came back to show other patients like myself at my office "The Never Stop Learning Center for Primary Care" the steps I took, and to my amazement, it worked for them as well. Not only did they lose weight, but they found the same joy and peace I experienced.</p><br /><br /><h4><strong>Download: More Than A Diet Book: 7 steps I took to lose 40 lbs and find joy and peace.</strong></h4><br /><br /><p>Deep down inside our souls, we know that we are created powerful beyond measure by a wonderful creator. However, somewhere along the lines, whether from our environment, parents, social media, we stop believing it, and we start to settle. We buy into the dream of external factors that will make us happy, peaceful, and joyous. Before long, we realize we went the wrong direction and ended up somewhere we don't want to be. </p><br /><br /><p><br /><br /> <strong>Written by Family Nurse Practitioner and author Brandon Pervis Sr, More Than A Diet Book will show you how to:</strong></p><br /><br /><ul><br /><li><strong>What are the critical components to a proper healthy diet</strong></li><br /><li>Tips and ways to eat healthy while raising a family</li><br /><li><strong>How to develop an exercise plan that works for you</strong></li><br /><li>Why quality sleep is essential and how to obtain it</li><br /><li><strong>How to create a supportive, loving team around you</strong></li><br /><li>The importance of reducing your stress and managing your emotions for weight loss</li><br /><li>How to develop good habits and more self-disciple</li><br /><li><strong>Increase your self-esteem and belief in yourself</strong></li><br /><li>How to improve your relationship with God/creator</li><br /></ul><br /><br /><p><strong>Get started changing your diet and lifestyle today with More Than a Diet Book. Your best life is waiting for you. <u>Scroll to the Top and press BUY NOW.</u></strong></p><br /><br /><p>P<strong>lease while it does cover numerous diets and topics, including intermittent fasting, it is not exhaustive. It is not comprehensive. It for weight loss participants getting started on the program. For more information and particulars, please see the Health Center.</strong><br /><br />

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