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DIABETES CONTROL IN YOUR HANDS

DIABETES CONTROL IN YOUR HANDS
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About the Book Since diabetes cannot be cured, the only way to deal with it to learn to control it. With this clear objective in view, the book offers a complete guide on the ways and means to go about it. Beginning from the structure and functions of different organs of the digestive system, the types of diabetes, its causes and symptoms, it goes on to explain in detail the complication it can cause, the diagnosis and tests involved in detection, treatment, the calorie-reckoner of different f...
About the Book

Since diabetes cannot be cured, the only way to deal with it to learn to control it. With this clear objective in view, the book offers a complete guide on the ways and means to go about it. Beginning from the structure and functions of different organs of the digestive system, the types of diabetes, its causes and symptoms, it goes on to explain in detail the complication it can cause, the diagnosis and tests involved in detection, treatment, the calorie-reckoner of different food items and the recommended diet for different types of paints. Where the book scores over others is that it does not just confine itself to allopathic treatment but offers a complete' controlling mechanism' - covering Ayurveda, Yoga, Nature Cure, Acupressure, Feng Shui - Through conventional and non-conventional ways.

About the Author

Dr. Arun Kumar Sethi, is a multi-Faceted personality. He passed out as an outstanding Medical graduate from Stanley Medical college, Chennai, and worked as a research scientist at all India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi for about seven years. He has been teaching the basic functions of the human body at Lady Hardinge and Maulana Azad Medical colleges for many years. With a flair for writing, he is a regular contributor to many renowned national and international medical journals. He is a clinician-doctor -teacher and a medical scientist. He is also an AIDS Counsellor and traditional Reiki Master. His other books Bowel Care and How to have Sound-Sleep published by Pustak Mahal, have also been widely appreciated.

CONTENTS

Preface3
Acknowledgement4
1What is Diabetes?9-14
Structure and function of Pancreas9
Basic Cause of Diabetes10
Ayurvedic Concept of Diabetes10
2Types of Diabetes15-18
Insulin Dependent Diabetes or Type 1 Diabetes15
Non-insulin Dependent diabetes or Type 2 Diabetes15
Diabetes due to Diseases of the Pancreas16
Diabetes due to Malnutrition17
Diabetes due to Other Hormones17
Diabetes due to Medicines and Toxic Chemicals 17
Diabetes due to Liver Diseases18
Diabetes in Pregnancy18
Types of Diabetes According to Ayurveda18
3What Causes Diabetes?19-23
Age19
Sex19
Diet and Nutrition 19
Lifestyle20
Infections20
Medicines and Toxic Substances20
Stress Factors21
Inheritance21
Causes of Diabetes According to Ayurveda21
4Sings and Symptoms of Diabetes24-25
5Complication of Diabetes26-39
Why Diabetes is Considered a Dreaded Disease26
When do Complications of Diabetes Occur27
Hypoglycemia or Low Blood Sugar27
Features of Low-Blood Sugar28
Ketoacidosis30
Diabetes and Heart Disease33
Diabetes and Kidney Disorders33
Complications of the Eye in Diabetes35
Complications of the Nerves in Diabetes36
Infections37
Digestive System Disorders38
6Diagnosis of Diabetes40-48
Criteria for Suspicion of Diabetes40
Urine Examination40
Blood Tests for Sugar (Glucose) Estimation42
Glucose Tolerance Test (G.T.T.)44
Dextrometer/Glucometer45
Glycosylated Haemoglobin47
7Treatment of Diabetes49-119
The Objectives of Treatment of Diabetes49
Treatment Protocol50
Changes in the Lifestyle50
Dietary Management51
The Features of a Diabetic Diet52
Menu for Diabetics54
Types of Diabetic Diet54
Role of Physical Exercise61
Benefits of Exercise63
types of Exercises64
Frequency and Timing of Exercise64
Role of Yoga65
Yogasanas66
Yogic Kriyas72
Pranayama75
Stages of Pranayama75
Rules for Pranayama76
Benefits of Pranayama77
Pranayama Useful for Treatment of Diabetes77
Meditation82
Basic Procedure of Meditation82
Auto-Suggestion and Resolution85
Naturopathy or Nature cure86
Hydrotherapy86
Mud Therapy88
Massage89
Medical Treatment (allopathic)91
Ayurvedic Treatment of Diabetes99
Home Remedies for Treatment of Diabetes106
Magnetotherapy 107
Acupressure and Reflexology109
Colour Therapy114
Music Therapy116
Feng Shui118
8What Does the Future Hold for diabetes?120-123
Better Diagnostic facilities120
Better Treatment Modalities121
9Answers to Your Queries124-131
10Role of Commonly Available
ayurvedic Medicines
132-136
Item Code: IDH036 Author: Dr. A.K SETHI Cover: Paperback Edition: 2004 Publisher: PUSTAK MAHAL ISBN: 8122307493 Language: English Size: 8.4 " X 5.4" Pages: 140
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