Clinical nutritionist and lifestyle medicine specialist Wes Youngberg spent 14 years in Guam working to alleviate a diabetes epidemic that strongly effected the island. In this book he discusses diabetes in relation to the rapid increase we see of people struggling with being overweight, obese, and inactive.
Having diabetes increases your chances of having a heart attack, stroke, and even cancer. The number of deaths due to diabetes is expected to grow in the next ten years, but life-style changes could prevent that.
Not strictly for diabetic patients, this title is a great read for anyone who may be pre-diabetic or family and friends of individuals who may be diabetic, as it is for anyone who wants to improve their lifestyle and be healthier.