Lifestyle Medicine for Diabetes and Hypertension
COVID-19 and current events have all culminated into a proverbial stress-test for the American nation. This stress has increased not only on the mental-emotional level of the collective, but has also revealed weaknesses in many social structures,...
- Posted 1 week ago
Keto: Good For Diabetes & Prediabetes?
I’ve been a type 1 diabetic for 13 years. After I was diagnosed, every endocrinologist and diabetes educator I met with told me to eat a diet high in grains, fruit, and starch. I was told this...
- Posted 3 months ago
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 can lead to serious complications like kidney disease, heart disease, stroke, vision loss, sexual...
- Posted 7 months ago
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 was considered the seventh leading cause of death in the US in 2017. Well established...
- Posted 8 months ago
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 the development and management of this disease, there is...
- Posted 10 months ago
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 evolutionary history. This hypothesis was based on the premise that in times of starvation...
- Posted 2 years ago
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 controls sugar levels in the body. Historically, there were two classifications of Diabetes mellitus: Type 1,...
- Posted 2 years ago
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 I see is that they have been told, “You need to take...
- Posted 3 years ago
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 in three) adults now fits the criteria for the condition known as Metabolic Syndrome,...
- Posted 5 years ago
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