Category: Diabetes

Sugar, Fat, and Type 2 Diabetes What Should You Believe?

Sugar, Fat, and Type 2 Diabetes What Should You Believe?

Type 2 diabetes can be a confusing disease in terms of causes and treatments. For example, patients may be told sugar has caused diabetes and therefor [...]
Is Your Type 2 Diabetes Affecting Your Liver Health?

Is Your Type 2 Diabetes Affecting Your Liver Health?

Your liver is a very busy organ, performing more than 500 functions: It makes blood proteins that aid in clotting, transports oxygen, and supports the [...]
Common Drug Increases Diabetes and Death Risk

Common Drug Increases Diabetes and Death Risk

More than 50 million Americans are prescribed medication for acid reflux or GERD (gastroesophageal reflux disease). When acid reflux begins, the first [...]
Type 2 Diabetes Management: It’s Not What You Think

Type 2 Diabetes Management: It’s Not What You Think

If you see diabetes ads or listen to well-intentioned health providers, you just may be like millions of people believing diabetes is fully managed wi [...]
Are You at Risk for Type 3 Diabetes?

Are You at Risk for Type 3 Diabetes?

As conditions many of our aging population fear have no answer, dementia and Alzheimer’s disease have long been at the forefront of many health discus [...]
Don’t Be Misled by Standard Glucose Guidelines

Don’t Be Misled by Standard Glucose Guidelines

Diabetes patients are given numbers to manage their glucose levels. What do these numbers actually mean to you? On the surface, this chart makes sense [...]
Beating Type 2 Diabetes: Give Your Pancreas a Break!

Beating Type 2 Diabetes: Give Your Pancreas a Break!

Millions are in search of improved ways to manage type 2 diabetes. Medication and insulin products are continually being brought to the market. Howeve [...]
Can Common Symptoms Be a Sign of Type 2 Diabetes?

Can Common Symptoms Be a Sign of Type 2 Diabetes?

Symptoms are signs. Do you pay attention or ignore them? A symptom is a physical or mental feature which is regarded as indicating a condition of dise [...]
Type 2 Diabetes Can Be Reversed

Type 2 Diabetes Can Be Reversed

Diabetes is a metabolic disorder characterized by insulin resistance and hyperglycemia (high blood sugar). High blood sugar is toxic to the cells and [...]
The Link Between Environmental Toxins and Diabetes

The Link Between Environmental Toxins and Diabetes

In America, over 30 million people are diabetic while 84 million are prediabetic according to the latest National Diabetes Statistics Report. Diabetes [...]
Could Toxic Burden Be Causing Type 2 Diabetes?

Could Toxic Burden Be Causing Type 2 Diabetes?

We have been trained to think of type II diabetes as the type that you “earn” through diet and lifestyle choices. While lifestyle does play a role in [...]
Insulin Resistance as an Adaptation: Helpful or Not?

Insulin Resistance as an Adaptation: Helpful or Not?

It was commonly believed that insulin resistance, a precursor to type II diabetes, developed as an adaptation to periods of starvation in our evolutio [...]
Digging Deeper into Diabetes

Digging Deeper into Diabetes

Diabetes mellitus, more commonly known as simply “diabetes,” involves the dysfunction of insulin, a hormone produced by pancreatic beta cells which co [...]
3 Myths Busted About Type 2 Diabetes

3 Myths Busted About Type 2 Diabetes

Did you know that heart disease is the leading cause of death for diabetics? The biggest commonality with every diabetic or heart disease patient that [...]
You Are What You Eat: The Truth Behind Metabolic Syndrome

You Are What You Eat: The Truth Behind Metabolic Syndrome

  There is nothing short of an epidemic silently sweeping the United States. According to the American Medical Association, 34% (more than one [...]
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