Low GI Diet: Managing Type 2 Diabetes
|Author:||Dr. Jennie Brand-Miller, M.D.|
The revised edition of the essential handbook on how to reduce the health risks posed by Type 2 Diabetes - from the team behind the internationally bestselling Low GI series, including Professor Jennie Brand-Miller, who contributed the Low GI chapter to WORLD'S BEST DIET.
Jennie Brand-Miller (AM) is Professor of Human Nutrition at the Charles Perkins Centre, University of Sydney in Sydney, Australia. She is recognised around the world for her work on carbohydrates and the glycemic index of foods. She received the 2003 Clunies Ross Medal for contributions to science and technology in Australia. She is a past President of the Nutrition Society of Australia, past Chair of the National Committee for Nutrition of the Australian Academy of Science, and President of the Glycemic Index Foundation Limited, a not-for-profit company that administers a food symbol for consumers in partnership with the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (Australia). Jennie is the proud recipient of two Nucleus (R) bionic ears. Kaye Foster-Powell is an accredited dietitian with more than 20 years' experience in diabetes management. A graduate of the University of Sydney (BSc Master of Nutrition & Dietetics) she has conducted research into the glycemic index of foods and its practical applications. She is a Diabetes Specialist Dietitian with the Nepean Blue Mountains Diabetes Service and co-author the Low GI Diet series. Professor Stephen Colagiuri, MD, is Professor of Metabolic Health at the University of Sydney. He has extensive clinical and research experience in the management of diabetes and metabolic problems. Dr Alan Barclay is an Accredited Practicing Dietitian and Accredited Nutritionist and has a PhD on the association between glycemic index and glycemic load and the risk of developing lifestyle-related diseases. He is currently the Chief Scientific Officer at Glycemic Index Foundation. Prior to that he worked at Diabetes Australia, most recently as Head of research. In addition, he has maintained a private practice for nearly twenty years. Alan is an official Media Spokesperson for the Dietitians Association of Australia and has appeared frequently in local newspapers, magazines, radio and television news. His articles have been published widely in scientific journals and he is co-author of The Low GI Diet Diabetes & Pre-diabetes Handbook and The Ultimate Guide to Sugars and Sweeteners.