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Book Review: There Is A Cure For Diabetes: The Tree of Life 21+ Day Program by Dr. Gabriel Cousens

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There Is A Cure For Diabetes: The Tree of Life 21+ Day Program by Dr. Gabriel Cousens provides workable strategies to bring diabetics within a normal range of blood sugar quickly by dietary changes. The changes emphasize organic foods which are nutrient dense, vegetables and fruits, low-glycemic, low-insulin scoring, and high in mineral content.

Diabetes is a condition which can be managed assuming that the patient follows strict dietary protocols. There is no cure for diabetes other than a strict protocol for managing the disease. The author’s protocol assumes a permanent change
in lifestyle.

Alpha-Lipoic Acid is known to protect against small blood vessel damage according to Cousens. Gamma Linolenic Acid (GLA) is known to reverse damage to peripheral nerves.

The author explains that the largest concentration of diabetics are in India, China, and the United States. Diabetes is the sixth leading cause of death in the U.S. Once indigenous peoples experienced foods with high white sugar content, high flour and little exercise, the number of diabetics rose significantly. Insulin literally drives excess fat into the cells. No heart disease has appeared when the total cholesterol has been under one hundred fifty.

Cousens provides specific examples of anti-diabetic foods. Examples are vegetables, sea vegetables, tomato, avocado, flax oil, Klamath Lake blue-green algae, chlorella, stevia, and cinnamon. Increased protein may be found in nuts, seeds, maca, beans, quinoa and kelp.

Cousens provides ample evidence of the various disease stages in humans. Diseases progress from enervation to toxemia, irritation and pain, inflammation, tissue destruction, induration or hardening of tissues and fungation of cells
anaerobically. Strategic dietary changes can alter this equation dramatically in favor of the patient.

There Is A Cure For Diabetes is a practical guide on how to reduce the debilitating aspects of diabetes utilizing natural foods and nutrients. The presentation is easy to read with plenty of data to support the author’s contentions. In addition, these protocols have significant implications for reducing the cost of managing diabetes. 

There is an extensive reference section with research citations from the Journal of Clinical Nutrition, the Journal of the National Cancer Institute and
Hypertension amongst many others. Patients should utilize these protocols with the knowledge and concurrence of their physicians and other health care providers.

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About Dr Joseph S Maresca

I've taught approx. 34 sections of collegiate courses including computer applications, college algebra, collegiate statistics, law, accounting, finance and economics. The experience includes service as a Board Director on the CPA Journal and Editor of the CPA Candidates Inc. Newsletter. In college, I worked as a statistics lab assistant. Manhattan College awarded a BS in an allied area of operations research. The program included courses in calculus, ordinary differential equations, probability, statistical inference, linear algebra , the more advanced operations research, price analysis and econometrics. Membership in the Delta Mu Delta National Honor Society was granted together with the degree. My experience includes both private account and industry. In addition, I've worked extensively in the Examinations Division of the AICPA from time to time. Recently, I passed the Engineering in Training Exam which consisted of 9 hours of examination in chemistry, physics, calculus, differential equations, linear algebra, probability/ statistics, fluids, electronics, materials science/structure of matter, mechanics, statics, thermodynamics, computer science, dynamics and a host of minor subject areas like engineering economics. A very small percentage of engineers actually take and pass the EIT exam. The number has hovered at circa 5%. Several decades ago, I passed the CPA examination and obtained another license in Computer Information Systems Auditing. A CISA must have knowledge in the areas of data center review, systems applications, the operating system of the computer, disaster recovery, contingency planning, developmental systems, the standards which govern facility reviews and a host of other areas. An MBA in Accounting with an Advanced Professional Certificate in Computer Applications/ Information Systems , an Advanced Professional Certificate in Finance and an Advanced Professional Certificate in Organizational Design were earned at New York University-Graduate School of Business (Stern ). In December of 2005, an earned PhD in Accounting was granted by the Ross College. The program entrance requires a previous Masters Degree for admittance together with a host of other criteria. The REGISTRAR of Ross College contact is: Tel . US 202-318-4454 FAX [records for Dr. Joseph S. Maresca Box 646 Bronxville NY 10708-3602] The clinical experience included the teaching of approximately 34 sections of college accounting, economics, statistics, college algebra, law, thesis project coursework and the professional grading of approx. 50,000 CPA examination essays with the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Additionally, membership is held in the Sigma Beta Delta International Honor Society chartered in 1994. Significant writings include over 10 copyrights in the name of the author (Joseph S. Maresca) and a patent in the earthquake sciences.