Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes Cookbook: Low carb recipes for the whole family

By Vickie De Beer and Kath Megaw

This book is part medical reference and part recipe – the ultimate handbook for those living with diabetes. Learn what it is, how to recognize Type 1 and 2 Diabetes, take preventative action and which medicines are used to control the symptoms.

With combined findings from leading healthcare writers – at once personal and professional, Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes Cookbook is essential reading that ‘closes the gap’ for those coping with diabetes.

First learn what diabetes is: both Type 1 and Type 2, the symptoms and treatment as well as the technical side of how it affects our bodies. Full of essential information to support families living with diabetes, Vickie and Kath will teach you how to understand and monitor blood sugar, as well as helpful tips for parents to make the change to low carb for good. Address life’s changes with a handy Sick Day Protocol, advice on medication changes and tips for how to navigate pregnancy when diabetic.

This book is also packed full of delicious recipes which equip you to tackle diabetes head on. Vickie’s meals are simple to shop for, effortless to prepare and, above all, packed with all the essential nutrients growing bodies and minds need for optimal health. Grouped seasonally and covering all days of the week, from Monday through Sunday (and not forgetting, sauces, treats and drinks), Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes Cookbook offers a wide array of choices for every meal of the day and to satisfy all those hunger pangs in between – a happy solution for both busy parents and even busier kids!


  • Green Food List and Red Food List to help you know what to shop for and what to avoid, ensuring you and your family stay energised and on top of symptoms
  • Summer and Winter Meal Plans to take the stress out of meal time, all year round
  • Recipes such as: Superfast Omelettes, Haddock Frittata, Steak Tortillas, Creamy Cheesecake, Chocolate freezer fudge and much more
Format: Paperback
Release Date: 01 Apr 2017
Pages: 252
ISBN: 978-1-910904-97-8
Kath Megaw has been in child nutrition for over twenty years. She is South Africa\'s leading paediatric dietician and holds four medical qualifications from the prestigious John Hopkins University. Kath is a mother of three.Professor David Segal holds a position at Parkview Health in the USA, where he established a paediatric endocrine service and works for the Parkview Mirror Center for Research and Innovation. He graduated from the University of Witwatersgrand in South Africa in 1993, and has worked tirelessly to help people and carers better understand and manage diabetes.Vickie De Beer is an award-winning food writer, stylist and food editor.Inspired by her mother, who was an avid cook and food enthusiast, Vicki received her professional chef\'s diploma from the Institute of Culinary Arts. She has won numerous food writing and styling awards including Galliova Food Writer Award of the Year and a PICA.