This bookprovides practical information on diabetes, ranging from how it effects your body to the best diet to follow and how to look after your day-to-day health, as well as the Tai Chi for Diabetes program with step-by-step instructions and photographs of the movements. It is useful by itself as a manual and reference, or as an ideal supplementto the instructional DVD. People with diabetes are six times as likely to have a
heart disease, four times as likely to have a stroke and
there is also the risk of kidney failure, blindness and
even amputation of lower limbs.
Two recent studies in the British Journal of Sports
Medicine* showed that Tai Chi can improve blood glucose
levels and improve the control of type 2 diabetes. This
is good news for those that have been diagnosed with
diabetes, as Tai Chi is an exercise that almost anyone
can do and benefit from.
This book combines their medical and tai chi expertise
and provides practical information on diabetes, ranging
from how it affects your body to the best diet to follow
and how to look after your day-to-day health. It includes
The Tai Chi for Diabetes program that has been especially
designed for people with diabetes in collaboration with
Diabetes Australia. It includes step-by-step
instructions, with 200 professional black and white and
colour photos illustrate each Tai Chi move.