VII Foreword XI Contributors
The Dysmetabolic Syndrome
1 The Dysmetabolic Syndrome: Epidemiology and Etiology
Sauerwein, H.P. (The Netherlands)
15 Traditional Chinese Medicine in the Treatment of Diabetes
Zhao, H.-L.; Tong, P.C.Y.; Chan, J.C.N. (Hong Kong, SAR, China)
31 Pharmacological and Surgical Intervention for the Prevention of Diabetes
Glycemic Effect of Carbohydrates
43 The Glycemic Index: Methodology and Use
Kendall, C.W.C.; Augustin, L.S.A.; Emam, A.; Josse, A.R.; Saxena, N.; Jenkins, D.J.A. (Canada)
57 The Argument against Glycemic Index: What Are the Other Options?
Slama, G.; Elgrably, F.; Kabir, M.; Rizkalla, S. (France)
83 Is Fructose the Optimal Low Glycemic Index Sweetener?
Beyond Glycemic Control
97 Optimal Diet for Glycemia and Lipids
107 Antioxidants and Diabetes
Golay, A. (Switzerland)
Diabetes in the Life Cycle
139 The Accelerator Hypothesis: A Unifying Explanation for Type-1 and Type-2 Diabetes
Wilkin, T.J. (United Kingdom)
155 Diet and Medical Therapy in the Optimal Management of Gestational Diabetes Mellitus
171 Do Meal Replacement Drinks Have a Role in Diabetes Management?
Ditschuneit, H.H. (Germany)
The Role of Drugs and Diet Therapy - Alone and Together
183 Physical Activity in Prevention and Management of Obesity and Type-2 Diabetes
Hill, J.O.; Stuht, J.; Wyatt, H.R.; Regensteiner, J.G. (USA)
197 The Role of Lifestyle Modification in Dysmetabolic Syndrome Management
207 Critical Review of the International Guidelines: What Is Agreed upon - What Is Not?
Katsilambros, N.; Liatis, S.; Makrilakis, K. (Greece)
219 Subject Index
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