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Books, American Diabetes Association Guide to Herbs & Nutritional Supplements, 191 Page Book (Discontinued Item)

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  • Shipping Weight: 0.77 lbs (0.35 kg)
  • Product Code: BKS-40318
  • UPC Code: 9781580403184
  • Package Quantity: 191 Page Book
  • Dimensions: 0.4 x 5.9 x 9 in, 0.65 lbs (0.29 kg)
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Description

  • The American Diabetes Association

What you Need to Know from Aloe to Zinc

  • An A-to-Z Guide to Herbs, Minerals, and Supplements Used to Treat diabetes
  • Complete and Unbiased Information on the Research, Safety, and Effectiveness of Popular Supplements
  • Entries for Forty Botanicals, Minerals, Supplements, and Natural Medicines

Do you take a nutritional supplement, herb, or other natural product to treat your diabetes? Are you considering taking one? Then you need reliable and unbiased information on these alternative medicines. Written by the recognized expert on complementary and alternative medicine for diabetes. The American D iabetes Association Guide to Herbs and Nutritional Supplements covers everything you need to know about 40 of the most popular alternative therapies used for diabetes. Inside you'll find:

  • Purported benefits and suggested dosages for every supplement
  • Comprehensive synopses of the studies and clinical trials conducted on each agent
  • Listings of known side effects and interactions with other medications
  • Tips on searching for reliable information related to herbs and supplements
  • Convenient summary chart that offers a quick snapshot of each supplement

Before taking any supplement that could have a profound effect on your health, make sure you have the information you need.

Contents

Preface.........................................v

Acknowledgments.........................ix

Part I. Introduction.........................1

Part II. Supplements......................21

Aloe.............................................23
Alpha-Lipoic Acid..........................26
Banaba.........................................31
Benfotiamine.................................33
Bilberry.........................................36
Bitter Melon..................................39
Blonde Psyllium............................43
Caiapo.........................................47
Chia.............................................49
Chromium.....................................52
Cinnamon.....................................57
Coenzyme Q10.............................60
Fenugreek....................................66
Fish Oil........................................69
Gamma-Linolenic Acid...................74
Garlic...........................................77
Ginkgo..........................................81
Ginseng........................................85
Glucomannan................................89
Guar Gum.....................................92
Guggul..........................................95
Gymnema.....................................98
Holy Basil....................................101
Ivy Gourd.....................................104
Jambolan.....................................107
Magnesium..................................110
Milk Thistle..................................115
Nicotinamide................................118
Nopal...........................................122
Pine Bark Extract.........................125
Policosanol..................................129
Red Yeast Rice............................133
St. John's Wort.............................137
Salacia........................................140
Stevia..........................................142
Tea..............................................146
Vanadium.....................................151
Vijayasar......................................154
Vitamin E.....................................156
Zinc..............................................161

Part III. Supplement Chart...............165

INDEX...........................................185

Laura Shane-McWhorter, PharmD, BCPS, FASCP, BC-ADM, CDE, has more than 20 years of experience in the education and care of patients with diabetes. She is an active member and past chair of the Pharmacy Specialty Practice Group of the American Association of Diabetes Educators and teaches the Herbal Medicines and Natural Drug Products course at the University of Utah College of Pharmacy. Dr. Shane-McWhorter has lectured widely all over the United States in the areas of diabetes management and complementary therapies.

American Diabetes Association
ISBN 978-1-58040-318-4

iHerb Customer Reviews
 

Don't waste money buying this product!

Posted by Supplementsdiy on Nov 17, 2013

The information in the book is very basic. You can find much more about supplement facts and latest news online. The author takes a very narrow mindset on the supplements. In short, they treat supplements like drugs and expect supplements to kill. Considering the author is not even a ND but MD, I will strongly recommend to keep away. Check out my page for more reviews!

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Not bad

Posted by Reviewer1849347 on Apr 15, 2013

Not bad

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Another book that I got as a freebie

Posted by lauraandrews on Jul 26, 2012

I have been building up a great library from iHerb and get the best prices on the best products too... can't beat that!

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Decent reference guide.

Posted by Reviewer2295193 on Jul 15, 2012

Not as comprehensive but it provides some information on common herbs and supplements. I gave this as a gift.

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Don't bother

Posted by coconut on Jul 01, 2012

Basic information. Doesn't seem up to date. Author not too keen on natural supplements. Glad I didn't pay for it!

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