Empowered Medicine; A comprehensive summary of the most common chronic conditions and their official treatment guidelines

Did you know that there are reputable organizations out there that have put forth official treatment guidelines for the most common health conditions? In this book, you will find these official treatment guidelines explained in plain, simple terms we can all understand. Empowered Medicine references official guidelines from the American Heart Association, American Cancer Society, American Diabetes Association and more! Empowered Medicine will help you understand which medications have been proven, using the best clinical research, to most effectively treat your condition. Empowered Medicine will help you understand your condition and the treatment options currently available to you.


Breath Analysis For Detection of diseases and their causes (Cancer.im)

Breath analysis is a method for non-invasive tests on the clinical state of an individual by monitoring volatile organic compounds (VOC’s) present in the exhaled breath of humans and animals. Breath gas concentration can then be related to blood concentrations via calculations, for example in blood alcohol and other kinds of testing.

The area of modern breath testing commenced in 1971, when Nobel Prize winner Linus Pauling demonstrated that human breath is a complex gas, with over 200 different volatile organic compounds and physicians have used breath analysis since the days of the ancient Greek scientists, now there are some 3,481 compounds in breath exhalation that can be measured and more are being discovered.

Volatile organic compounds (VOCs) are made inside the body are released within the human chemical system as a result of certain exposures to chemicals normal metabolic activity or due to disease states. They enter the body and are eventually metabolized or excreted via exhalation, skin emission, urine, sweat, tears, or other body fluids or secretions.

Health care in the US now costs over $2 trillion a year. I believe on a worldwide basis are now in a downward trend in our ability to cover health care costs. Breath sampling is non-invasive and breath samples can be tested frequently due to low cost. Finding of potential disease biomarkers can be obtained by analysis of exhaled breath. There are many applications for medical diagnosis, finding the underlying problems with disease, all allow for therapy and prevention of disease and pre-disease states. With frequent testing, this can allow for monitoring of various treatment options.


155 Healthy Smoothies: Everything you need to know about making delicious smoothies and understanding their health benefits

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The ultimate compendium of healthy smoothies and more, you’ll find yourself reaching for this book more often than any other recipe book in your kitchen. The title – smoothie simply doesn’t seem like enough to go with some of these amazing recipes. More mindful of cold soups or chilled dessert recipes, some of these will be a meal in one. Offering you the kind of nutrition that will add stamina and sparkle to your attitude and your health, the recipes are clear and easy to follow as you create the smoothies.

If you only buy one book of smoothies, this is the one that you need. Offering green smoothies, vegetarian and vegan, as well as fruity smooth desserts, your weight will fall and your energy will rise when you take advantage of the healthy smoothie recipes found in this all-encompassing book.

This healthy smoothies recipe book offers you a great look at nutrition, healthy diet and lifestyle, delicious ways to lose weight to introduce fiber and cancer-fighting antioxidants into the body. You’ll get:

  • 155 full color eye popping smoothie pictures that will make your mouth water!
  • For LIMITED TIME ONLY a FREE, over 310 page attachment download with full page-size photos of each recipe and detailed nutrition information!
  • Written by Pawel Malczewski, a certified nutritionist, with detailed nutrition information for each recipe!
  • Easy to follow recipes with easy to find ingredients with a list of substitutes
  • Great for anybody from beginners to advanced smoothie drinkers
  • …and don’t forget about the kids.They’re going to love the fruit smoothies!
  • Plenty of nutrition tips
  • Variety of different types of smoothies!
  • Healthy green smoothies
  • Full of antioxidants berry smoothies
  • Delicious banana smoothies
  • Yogurt and non-dairy substitute yogurt smoothies
  • Healthy habits transformation/weight loss program
  • Plenty of valuable blending and smoothie tips
  • Information on contraindicationsfor the use of some fruits and veggies
  • Scientific research that backs the claims about fruits and vegetables
  • The health benefits of various nutritional components
  • Information on the best and most powerful blenders
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Along with these benefits, you will find the potential for a whole new outlook and a new level of vitality inside very book.


Just Diabetic Meal Plans, Basic Meals, Vol 1: A Collection of Planned Meals for Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetics and their Families

Our meal plans are perfect for Type 1 or Type 2 diabetics who are having problems finding complete diabetic meal plans or are tired of finding recipes but having to plan meals around them. They are for people who wish they could find complete meal plans with exciting food and simple recipes and are looking to keep blood sugars more stable. They are wonderful for people who need to maintain or lose weight without feeling deprived. We do all the planning for you. Our complete Individual meal plans can be used whether you count carbs or follow a low Glycemic Index regimen. All of our Individual meal plans are designed to follow the currently published USDA guidelines for % Carbohydrate, Protein, Fat and Saturated Fat. All Individual meal plans criteria were designed in collaboration with and reviewed by a registered dietitian before publication. Our Individual meal plans all include portion sizes for 1400, 1800 and 2200 cal per day. Adjustment to other diet sizes is easy because calorie counts are listed for every meal item. Consult your doctor, certified diabetic educator or dietitian for your appropriate daily caloric intake. Since many experts encourage two snacks per day, the caloric value of our main meal portions reflects having two snacks. So do not skip them. If you do not have two snacks, you may want to consult your dietician about where to add the calories not consumed at snack time. We only publish main meal plans with an average Glycemic Index of 60 or less. All of our individual meals have the Available Carbs listed to aid in insulin dose calculations.


Insurance woes common for diabetes patients: many patients with diabetes run into problems at times when their insurance coverage transitions.(Practice Trends): An article from: Family Practice News

This digital document is an article from Family Practice News, published by International Medical News Group on May 1, 2005. The length of the article is 1054 words. The page length shown above is based on a typical 300-word page. The article is delivered in HTML format and is available in your Amazon.com Digital Locker immediately after purchase. You can view it with any web browser.

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Title: Insurance woes common for diabetes patients: many patients with diabetes run into problems at times when their insurance coverage transitions.(Practice Trends)
Author: Joyce Frieden
Publication: Family Practice News (Magazine/Journal)
Date: May 1, 2005
Publisher: International Medical News Group
Volume: 35 Issue: 10 Page: 81(1)

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Pharmacist pilot project aided diabetes patients: with a pharmacist’s counseling, even the toughest patients improved their [HbA.sub.1c] levels.(ENDOCRINOLOGY): An article from: Internal Medicine News

This digital document is an article from Internal Medicine News, published by International Medical News Group on February 1, 2011. The length of the article is 806 words. The page length shown above is based on a typical 300-word page. The article is delivered in HTML format and is available immediately after purchase. You can view it with any web browser.

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Title: Pharmacist pilot project aided diabetes patients: with a pharmacist’s counseling, even the toughest patients improved their [HbA.sub.1c] levels.(ENDOCRINOLOGY)
Author: M. Alexander Otto
Publication: Internal Medicine News (Magazine/Journal)
Date: February 1, 2011
Publisher: International Medical News Group
Volume: 44 Issue: 2 Page: 43(1)

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Depressive Symptoms and Knowledge in Diabetes Management: An exploration of their relationship in low-income persons with type II diabetes mellitus

Diabetes mellitus is a complex disease requiring extensive strategies for effective management. Self-management of diabetes can be expensive and challenging for low-income patients. Current diabetes education and management programs largely target persons with higher levels of formal education and incomes. Kemper, Savage, Niederbaumer, and Anthony (2005) explored differences in knowledge about diabetes among low-income persons who had varying levels of formal education. The present study proposes to extend Kemper et al.’s study to examine the predictive relationship between diabetes self-management knowledge and level of formal education on depressive symptoms in low-income persons with diabetes mellitus. Results may guide nurses in designing effective diabetic education for low income persons who have varying degrees of depression symptoms and varying degrees of diabetes self-management knowledge.


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These Nelly Herbal Packs are great gifts for family & friends. Filled with 100% natural materials, the scents of lavender and chamomile help you relax, and their therapeutic moist heat can be used to help alleviate the discomfort of sore throats, earaches, arthritis, cold hands or feet, sinus problems, menstrual cramps, and back pain. To create a cooling compress, simply place in sealed bag in the freezer until chilled. For a warm compress place your Nelly Pack it in the microwave for 2-4 minutes (microwaves may vary, adjust time accrodingly, and start with less cook time). One Size Fits All!

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Diabetes Low-Fat and No-Fat Meals in Minutes: More Than 250 Delicious, Easy, and Healthy Recipes & Menus for People with Diabetes, Their Families, and Their Friends

Quick and Easy Diabetic Cooking Is Now a Delicious Reality. With Diabetic Low-Fat & No-Fat Meals in Minutes, it’s easy to create healthy meals for people with diabetes that are practical, fast, and enticing enough for their families and friends. It’s a collection of more than 250 tantalizing recipes from bestselling cookbook author M.J. Smith, R.D., and the Juvenile Diabetes Foundation International–the world’s leading private health agency funding diabetes research. From breakfasts to desserts, this essential guide shows you how to prepare dishes that are low in calories, fat, sugar, sodium, and cholesterol–in 30 minutes or less. Delectable creations include:
* Blue Cheese Seafood Dip
* Skinny Quiche Lorraine
* Maple Date Pecan Bread in the Machine
* Salmon Pasta Salad with Cucumber and Dill
* Chicken and Broccoli Pot Pie
* Lime and Ginger Shrimp Kabobs
* Grilled Pork Chops with Fruit Salsa
* Asparagus Almond Casserole
* Cheesecake with Strawberry Topping
Diabetic Low-Fat & No-Fat Meals in Minutes includes diabetic menu plans for six weeks and expert advice on choosing a plan for managing blood glucose, replacing sugar and fat with herbs, spices, and seasonings, and using fiber to aid blood glucose control. Each recipe features a complete nutrition analysis, including diabetic exchanges. * Books to Fund a Cure * A portion of this book’s proceeds will go to the Juvenile Diabetes Foundation International, a not-for-profit voluntary health agency, whose primary objective is to support and fund research to find a cure for diabetes and its complications. Juvenile Diabetes Foundation LibraryThis cookbook is aimed at helping “stop heart trouble before it starts” in people with diabetes. That translates to a diet low in saturated fat (less than 10 percent of total calories). In addition, people with diabetes have other dietary challenges to manage, such as restricting sugar intake. If you know you need to make changes, but you’re not ready to switch from ham to tofu, Diabetic Low-Fat and No-Fat Meals in Minutes presents more than 250 modified recipes that fit the lower-saturated-fat requirements, avoid sugar, don’t require major taste changes, and are quick to prepare. Most of these recipes are lower-fat substitutes for familiar, fatty favorites, such as Blender Egg Nog (no fat, made with nonfat milk and egg substitute), Chicken Pot Pie, Cheese Nachos (made with reduced-fat cheese), Low-Fat Pancakes, Bean and Bacon Casserole, Chicken Chow Mein, and even Chewy Double Chocolate Cookies. Each recipe includes preparation and cooking time, and the nutritional breakdown includes calories, fat, protein, carbohydrate, cholesterol, and sodium. Additional sections, such as “Top 10 Ways to Cope with Picky Eaters” and “50 Ways to Do Without Sugar and Fat with Herbs, Spices, and Seasonings” make this cookbook even more useful. Author M.J. Smith is a registered dietician who specializes in working with people with diabetes and has written seven other cookbooks. –Joan Price


Growing Up with Diabetes: What Children Want Their Parents to Know (Juvenile Diabetes Foundation Library)

A chance to step into your child’s shoes. When your child was diagnosed with diabetes your first priority was probably to learn everything you could about diabetes and how to manage it. Whether your child is a youngster or a teenager, you’ve done your best to help with injections, meals and snacks, and the many other elements of a diabetes management program. But through all this, you may be overlooking the importance of your child’s social and emotional development. Children want to be normal, and diabetes makes them “different.” Many well-meaning parents inadvertently focus too much on their child’s diabetes, and not enough on other aspects of their child’s life. This unique book, written by a young woman who was diagnosed with diabetes at age 11, gives you the opportunity to understand and relate to your child’s feelings. Drawing on the author’s own experiences and those of the many children and young adults she’s counseled, this sensitive guide explains:
* How children feel when they’re diagnosed
* Why diabetes is a bigger adjustment for you than for your child
* How to encourage a healthy approach to diabetes
* The importance of diabetes education
* How to make your child’s life as normal as possible
* Dealing with outside forces (school, day care, relatives, etc.)
* Eliminating the power struggle for independence in adolescence
* Books to Fund A Cure * A portion of this book’s proceeds will go to the Juvenile Diabetes Foundation International, a not-for-profit voluntary health agency, whose primary objective is to support and fund research to find the cause, cure, treatment, and prevention of diabetes and its complications. Juvenile Diabetes Foundation Library Health”I am a 21-year-old chiropractic student who has had diabetes for over 10 years,” writes the author, who has been working with children and teenagers with diabetes since she was 15 and founded a camp for young people with diabetes. This slim book is “what children want their parents to know” about dealing with the social and emotional issues of diabetes, a perspective lacking in most books about this condition. For example, “My parents were worried about the long-term impact of diabetes and how it would change my life and my family’s life. I was worried that I wouldn’t [miss] my school field trip.”

McAuliffe teaches parents important concepts like not blaming yourself if your child has diabetes, accepting that your child will have diabetes forever, not transmitting a negative attitude, and letting your child be a “normal” kid. She also teaches strategies for dealing with daily life, such as including siblings in diabetes education and emergency training, educating your child’s teacher and classmates, and giving siblings without diabetes some extra attention. McAuliffe gives no medical advice–plenty of other books do that. She shares from her heart and experience what it was like being a kid with diabetes and how parents can make it easier or more difficult. –Joan Price

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You Don’t Have to Be Diabetic to Love this Cookbook: 250 Amazing Dishes for People With Diabetes and Their Families and Friends

The book food lovers with diabetes have been waiting for: a through-the-menu collection of 250 dishes to meet any craving, from hot and spicy to sweet and sour, from creamy to crunchy, from pastas to dessert. Written by Tom Valenti, one of America’s Ten Best Chefs (Food & Wine) and a “clairvoyant in the kitchen” (Ruth Reichl, The New York Times)—and a diabetic—You Don’t Have To Be Diabetic To Love This Cookbook is filled with recipes so delicious, so imaginative, so varied and enticing that it will turn the burden of following a diabetic regimen into a celebration of food.

In fact, this is food for everyone in the family to sit down and enjoy, with no penalty to the non-diabetics. Valenti employs innovations and techniques that are a signature of his cuisine—acid to brighten flavors, unexpected combinations of texture and temperature, turkey bacon as a foundation ingredient to add a haunting smoky-salty quality—and he never resorts to imitation products. Recipes include Asparagus and Mushroom Risotto; Chicken Chaat; Filet Mignon with Black and Green Peppercorn Sauce; Snapper Piccata; Grilled Duck Breast Paillard with Orange, Onion, and Mint; Lamb Sausage with Warm Potato Salad; Shrimp and Tomato Ravioli; Goat Cheese Cake; Banana Mousse; Miniature Pumpkin Pies.

Real flavors, real food, and finally, real pleasure, for America’s 23.6 million diabetics.


Type 1 Diabetes: A Guide for Children, Adolescents, Young Adults–and Their Caregivers, Third Edition

Living with type 1 diabetes requires intensive, nonstop daily management, week after week, year after year. This means that young people with type 1 and their parents have to become experts on their own condition—even better informed than the average doctor—and able to self-manage its daily demands. The Type 1 Diabetes Book is the most authoritative book ever published on the condition and will become the one book that every young person with type 1 diabetes will need to own. “In this book,” writes author Dr. Ragnar Hanas, “I speak directly, all the time, to you, the person with diabetes. The topics covered range from how your body works to sweets, treats, and ice cream; from insulin injection technique to long-term complications; and any number of subjects in between. With this book at your side, you can easily and quickly get to know about diabetes and how to handle it with confidence in all the different situations that life has to offer.” With 40 chapters, 430 graphs and illustrations, 168 medical terms explained, and 813 references to articles and journals, no other book available on this subject comes remotely close to the quality or amount of comprehensive information offered here.


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