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Five Questions for the Books Department

If you’ve visited ShopDiabetes.org, scanned Amazon.com, flipped through the pages of Diabetes Forecast or simply walked into an old-fashioned bookstore looking for information about diabetes, my hope is that you’ve discovered the American Diabetes Association’s (Association) great selection of books … Continue reading

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Classic Comfort Food Gets a Makeover

Award-winning cookbook author and nutritionist, Robyn Webb has created The Diabetes Comfort Food Cookbook to celebrate classic favorites with a healthy twist, transforming your favorite dishes from occasional splurges to weekly deliciousness. Continue reading

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One Book, Two Book, a Book, eBook!

In the Chinese Zodiac, 2011 is the Year of the Rabbit; in Hollywood, it’s the Year of the Sequel (and the Sequel to the Sequel and so forth); and in the book publication industry, 2011 is the Year of the eBook. So it is no wonder that the brand-new American Diabetes Association eBooks are already a hit. Now, you can read many of the Association’s books, including both old favorites and new releases, as eBooks. Continue reading

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Summertime Throwdown

At first it was pretty feet, then it was grilling tips, then it was summer recipes and the balanced diet. Is it obvious to you? I’ve had a one-track mind lately: I am ready for summer! And I’m not the only one – five of the American Diabetes Association’s cookbook authors stepped up to the challenge of a Grilling Throwdown. Who is the champion of this challenge? That’s up to you! So go ahead and light your charcoal and try these recipes all summer long! Continue reading

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Grilling Season is Here!

Memorial Day is coming up next weekend. It’s a day I love because I know that if I take a walk around my neighborhood, I will smell the summertime scent of charcoal and barbeque sauce. This can only mean one thing: Grilling season has begun! Continue reading

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The Go-To Guide

There’s a new and updated edition of the American Diabetes Association Complete Guide to Diabetes out! My parents gave me the 2nd edition when I was diagnosed. I’m sure the 3rd and 4th editions each went through their updates and changes, but when I picked up the new 5th edition recently, I can hardly recognize it. The layout has changed, there’s more information on health care systems, insurance and men’s and women’s health – the book has a completely different look and feel. Continue reading

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Award-Winning and Diabetes-Friendly Mediterranean Meals

Back in November, a friend and I made a “Mediterranean Thanksgiving” using The Mediterranean Diabetes Cookbook. Later, I chatted with the author, Amy Riolo, about her book, her culinary experiences all around the world and her connection to diabetes. I thought her cookbook was great, so I used it again for a potluck evening with friends. Right then, I should have realized that I wasn’t the only one appreciating the great stuff in Amy’s cookbook. It turns out, the Nautilus Book Awards took notice, too! Continue reading

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