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The Diabetic and the Dietitian
The Diabetic and the Dietitian

The Diabetic and the Dietitian

How to Help Your Husband Defeat Diabetes . . . Without Losing Your Mind or Marriage!



148 Pages, 6 x 9

Trade Paper, $14.95 (US $14.95) (CA $17.95)

Publication Date: June 2016

ISBN 9780964664920

Rights: US & CA

Alexandria Press (Jun 2016)

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Written in clear, non-medical English, the book guides and supports the reader through the anxiety and confusion of initial diabetic diagnosis, the recovery process, and maintaining a diabetes free existence. Warm, witty, and reassuring this husband and wife team delivers the psychological support wives need to stay sane as they help hubby defeat diabetes. The authors explain how to: survive the five stages of diabetic grief, rewire both his and her brain for weight loss, learn menu lingo to uncover hidden blood sugar bombs without sacrificing fun or flavor, clear up carb confusion, and reverse diabetes induced sexual dysfunction. Included is a complete two-week diabetes-defeating meal plan with delicious, easy recipes.


"The Diabetic and The Dietitian is a great new resource for managing day to day diabetes challenges. It debuts in June, so be sure to grab your copy! Important stuff my friends, important stuff!!"  —Robyn Webb, author, The Diabetes Comfort Food Cookbook

"The Diabetic and the Dietitian helps you help your diabetic (or prediabetic) spouse without ruining your relationship. A must-read—not only for the millions of women who have husbands with prediabetes or type 2 diabetes, but for me as well."  —Elisa Zied, MS, RDN, CDN

"Excellent book. A great way to present the relationship between diabetes, food, a Dietitian and Wife."  — Sandra Frank, RD

"Wonderful book by Ellen Albertson! Great read and important subject."  —Susan Greenburg Weiner, RD, author, The Complete Diabetes Organizer

Author Biography

Dr. Ellen Albertson, PhD, MS, RDN, CD, is a psychologist, registered dietitian nutritionist, a certified wellness coach, and a former online nutrition expert. She has been quoted in Eating Well, Family Circle, Psychology Today, and WebMD. Michael Albertson is a former chef who traded in his spatula for a spell checker and is now a writer, stand-up comedian, barbecuing webmaster, and recovered diabetic. He has written for Baby Magazine, The Boston Herald, and Playboy. The have appeared as guests on television programs such as ABC World News, Extra, Food Network, and Maury Povich. They are the authors of Food as Foreplay and Temptations. They live in South Burlington, Vermont.