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NUHS faculty member writes book about diabetes

by May 8, 2020

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Jaya Prakash, MD, MPH, SM(NRCM), SM(ASCP), an adjunct professor at National University, recently published a new book Diabetes: What's the Big Deal by Jaya Prakash, MD, MPH, SM(NRCM), SM(ASCP)about diabetes and how it can be treated.

Titled, “DIABETES What’s the Big Deal?: In Plain English,” Dr. Prakash’s book helps patients gain a better understanding of what it means to receive a diabetes diagnosis and what to do once they get one.

Dr. Prakash said she wrote the book to help the lay public understand how diabetes affects a multitude of systems in our body long before it becomes apparent.

“It is especially useful for those who have risk factors for Type 2 diabetes especially obesity, poor lifestyle and family history,” she said. ” Many diabetics only take action when complications arise and are sometimes surprised how much damage had already occurred before they noticed.” Jaya Prakash, MD, MPH, SM(NRCM), SM(ASCP) before and after weightloss

In addition to her background as a MD who has been teaching pathology and health for 35 years, Dr. Prakash has struggled with obesity, Type 2 diabetes and a whole host of other medical issues herself.

“I sought help from my physicians and nutritionists until I discovered a clinically-proven solution and it changed my life,” she said. “Not only did I attain a healthy weight but I truly transformed my mindset, lifestyle and relationships. I want to inspire others to take action and help them in their journey.”

The book is available for purchase on Amazon.

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