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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (14 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Robert C. Atkins Narrator: Sara Krieger Publisher: HarperCollins Format: Abridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: December 2004 ISBN: 9780060824839
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More than a program for living with diabetes, here is a groundbreaking approach to preventing, treating, and even reversing an American epidemic, based on the science of the doctor who invented the low-carb lifestyle and wrote the #1 New York Times bestseller Dr. Atkins’ New Diet Revolution featuring the Atkins Nutritional Approach™— a celebrity-favorite diet perfect for losing weight before your wedding or to bounce back into shape post-baby, or if you just want to look and feel your best.

The statistics are staggering. Thirteen million Americans have been diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes; another 5.2 million don't know that they have it. During the past thirty years the diabetes rate has tripled, and each year about 200,000 people die from complications of the disease. The Centers for Disease Control project that one out of every three children born in the year 2000 will develop the disease. But Type 2 diabetes is largely preventable. Find out how you can avoid becoming a statistic.

As a respected physician and pioneer in the field of complementary medicine, Dr. Robert C. Atkins recognized early on that diabetes and obesity are twin epidemics, and that the way to reverse both is to permanently change the way people eat. Yet much of the mainstream medical establishment continues to advocate the treatment of diabetes with insulin and other drugs, while recommending a diet high in carbohydrates including sugar, which raises your blood sugar. What you'll learn from reading Atkins Diabetes Revolution is that rather than correcting your metabolism, such a diet can actually increase your risk of developing diabetes—and heart disease.

The Atkins Blood Sugar Control Program (ABSCP) helps you identify the metabolic signposts that indicate trouble long before the onset of Type 2 diabetes so you can stop it in its tracks. If you already have the disease, the ABSCP offers you and your physician a strategy for weight management and blood-sugar control, while minimizing your exposure to drugs.

Atkins Diabetes Revolution presents a comprehensive lifestyle program, including diet, exercise, and nutrient supplementation. The book also contains meal plans, recipes, a fitness routine, and case studies. This revolutionary book, a fitting tribute to Dr. Atkins, tackles one of the greatest health challenges you and your family may ever face.

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Quotes & Awards

  • “[A] major new weapon in the battle to prevent and control Type 2 diabetes.” 

    Health Insurance Law Weekly

  • “[Atkins Diabetes Revolution] includes valuable nutritional information and sounds a needed alarm about the diabetes epidemic.”  

    Publishers Weekly

  • “Well organized...The authors make a convincing case that these preventive measures can help a significant number of at-risk patients.”


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About the Author
Author Robert C. Atkins

Robert C. Atkins, MD, (1930–2003) was the founder and executive medical director of the Atkins Center for Complementary Medicine in New York City. A 1951 graduate of the University of Michigan, he received his medical degree from Cornell University Medical School in 1955 and went on to specialize in cardiology. In 1972, he published his groundbreaking weight-loss book, Diet Revolution—the first major work to prescribe a low-carbohydrate diet. It was followed in 1992 by the revised and updated Dr. Atkins’ New Diet Revolution, which spent more than three years on the New York Times bestseller list. Atkins was also the author of several books that promote nutritional medicine, including Dr. Atkins’ Quick & Easy New Diet Cookbook, Dr. Atkins’ Vita-Nutrient Solution: Nature’s Answer to Drugs, Dr. Atkins’ Age-Defying Diet Revolution, and Atkins for Life. He appeared on or was featured on Oprah, 20/20, Larry King Live, CBS Evening News, Sally Jessy Raphael, Dateline NBC, Today, Good Morning America, CBS This Morning, The View, and ABC World News, among others.