“Incredibly important . . . Francine Kaufman will save lives”
–Wolf Blitzer, CNN anchor
“A dramatic, personal account of the human dimensions of the modern obesity epidemic.”
–Greg Critser, author of Fat Land: How Americans Became the Fattest People in the World
“No person is better suited than Francine Kaufman to write a groundbreaking book on obesity and diabetes. This book is a gem for coupling insightful analysis with creative recommendations for what might be done."
–Kelly D. Brownell, Ph.D., Director, Yale Center for Eating and Weight Disorders, and author of Food Fight
“Francine Kaufman is a warrior. Her enemies are type-2 diabetes and obesity, preventable conditions that menace our nation’s health. In this inspiring book, she leads us toward solutions."
–Miriam Nelson, Ph.D., author of Strong Women Stay Young and Strong Women Stay Slim
“Francine Kaufman writes with clarity and compassion, blending cutting-edge science with the stories of those affected. She makes a compelling case for change as individuals and as a society.”
–David S. Ludwig, M.D., Ph.D., Director, Obesity Program, Children’s Hospital Boston
“Parents today are unwittingly leading their children into a dietary danger zone. Dr. Kaufman’s wise book lays out a clear path guiding families back to safety.”
–Harvey Karp, M.D., author of The Happiest Baby on the Block and The Happiest Toddler on the Block
“A compelling combination of medical insight, practical treatment strategies, and Fran Kaufman’s special passion for ways to prevent this devastating epidemic.”
–James R. Gavin III, M.D., Ph.D., President, Morehouse School of Medicine; Chair, National Diabetes Education Program
“As obesity and diabetes emerge as the leading public health threats of the 21st century, Dr. Kaufman’s book becomes required reading.”
–Congresswoman Hilda L. Solis
"[A] first-rate, important book…. a call to arms for policy makers and those in the health-care industry."–Publishers Weekly
From the Hardcover edition.