Diabetes

Diabetes and prediabetes are conditions that affect over 100 million Americans. If you suffer from one of these conditions, there are actually a lot of things that you can do to help yourself. The articles here are excellent resources on how to deal with blood sugar diseases. Everything from diet suggestions, exercise routines to managing stress can have a positive impact on your overall health.

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Medication Overtreatment is Deadly

In an ideal world, medications would only be prescribed to cure an illness, or as a last resort to treat or manage a chronic condition. But unfortunately, that’s not the case these days. Many doctors just love whipping out the | Read More…

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Diabetes Increases Heart Risks

Diabetes is one of the scariest epidemics of our time. I’ve personally treated thousands of diabetic patients over the years. They make up just a small fraction of the 29 million Americans—and 387 million worldwide—who live with this disease. Diabetes | Read More…

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Alzheimer’s Prevention: 7 Steps

A patient I’ll call Katherine came to see me a few years ago with a problem that’s becoming more common every day. Two of her mother’s four siblings were coping with early-onset Alzheimer’s disease. Now Katherine wanted to know if | Read More…

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Control Blood Sugar with Curcumin

During my more than 20 years as a practicing physician, I’ve learned there are three words we should all live by. Prevention is priceless. Time and time again, I’ve seen patients discover that truth the hard way—by looking back at | Read More…

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Glycemic Index Helps Manage Blood Sugar

If you or someone you know is diabetic or has problems with weight or blood sugar management, you’ve probably heard of the glycemic index (GI). The glycemic index is an objective way to measure the impact of various carbohydrates on | Read More…

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5 Tips for Blood Sugar Management

Like most of my patients, you understand that you don’t want diabetes. No one enjoys monitoring their blood sugar, inspecting their feet and fingers for signs of gangrene, or the Metformin side effects like stomach upset and gassiness. But too | Read More…

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Pre Diabetes Diet & Solutions: 7 Ways Prevent Diabetes

The number of people with Type 2 diabetes has increased more than 60 percent since 1991. Today, roughly 10 percent of all Americans – about 30 million people – have diabetes, but only about half of them are aware of | Read More…

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Supplements to Lower Blood Sugar: 4 Nutrients That Work

Getting your blood glucose levels under control has immediate health benefits – you will feel better, find it easier to maintain a healthier weight, have more energy, put less strain on your joints, and maintain healthier cholesterol and blood pressure | Read More…

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Chromium Helped My Patient’s Prediabetes

Dirk was one of those patients who was just not sold on the need to take vitamins of any kind. When he was in his 40s, his wife managed to get him to take a daily multi-vitamin, but other than | Read More…

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Why Sugar is Bad for You & 3 Healthy Alternatives

During the holiday seasons, you’re going to be tempted by platters of cookies, candies, pies, cakes, and beverages. Delicious, yes! Good for you? No – because all of those foods are loaded with sugar. Although it’s easy to think of | Read More…