Author(s): The CSIRO
Eat well, stay active and take control.
Type 2 diabetes is a health priority for everyone. One in 12 adults now has diabetes. In the over-65s, it's now one in three. Chances are that diabetes could affect you, your friends or your family. Diabetes has the potential to impact on many aspects of your health, from your head to your toes. But there are many opportunities to beat diabetes or reduce its impact. The key is making simple changes to your diet and lifestyle to follow for life.
The CSIRO team that produced the bestselling Total Wellbeing Diet books has teamed up with the Baker IDI Heart and Diabetes Institute to provide you with-
Aexpert guidance on diabetes prevention and control
Awhat to eat, how to get fit and lose weight
Aeasy-to-follow menu and activity plans
Atips for shopping and eating out.
Dr Peter Clifton is the laboratory head of Nutritional Interventions at the Baker IDI Heart and Diabetes Institute. He is also Professor of Medicine at the University of Adelaide, and practises as an endocrinologist at the Royal Adelaide Hospital and the Flinders Medical Centre. Peter is a frequent and sought-after speaker at national and international conferences, and is also widely published in the areas of diet, functional foods and heart health. His personal research interests lie in the areas of diet, obesity and cardiovascular disease, and optimal diets for people with insulin resistance and diabetes. He is the co-author of The CSIRO Total Wellbeing Diet, The CSIRO Total Wellbeing Diet Book 2 and The CSIRO Healthy Heart Program.