I have a friend who has diabetes, mostly eats out and hates to cook. Her diet is horrible. Its like she read all the literature about what you shouldn't eat and eats only those things. She also has high blood pressure. To make matters worse she thinks pills will take care of everything, but she feels poorly 4 out of 7 days a week. Is there a book or DVD I can get her to encourage her to at least take a few small steps. I have the cook this not that books and love them, could the eat this not that books help as a start.
I sense she is in a lot of denial. A mutual friend of ours has diabetes and going through dialysis and another friend of hers is on the verge of losing her remaining leg to diabetes. Both women have diabetes as result of dietary issues and unhealthy weight.