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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Seven Simple Steps for Beating 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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How to Lower Blood Sugar Naturally: 4 Nutrients You Need

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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Best Money-Saving Supplements You Should Take Now

With all of the discussions about health care costs in the news these days, I often wonder why we don’t pay more attention to disease prevention, especially chronic conditions, like heart disease, cancer, stroke, osteoporosis, and diabetes. These all-too-common disorders | Read More…

Diabetes Defeated by Dirk

Diabetes Defeated by Dirk

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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The Signs of Diabetes & Tips for Prevention

Like so many of my patients, you probably know your cholesterol levels, and you might even recall your last blood pressure reading. But what about your blood sugar levels? Do you know your A1C? Just as importantly, do you know | Read More…

Cortisol & Insulin Resistance, My Patient’s Story

Like so many patients, Bert’s blood glucose levels climbed steadily higher over the years, until he reached the point in his mid-50s where he needed insulin to get through the day. Every time we discussed lifestyle improvements, Bert would swear | Read More…

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Carob Chip Cookies with Stevia (Sugar Free)

If you are trying to tame your sweet tooth, these delicious sugar free carob chip treats may help. Their sweetness comes from stevia, a healthier sugar alternative, and instead of traditional, sugary chocolate chips, they are made with carob, a | Read More…

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Easy Breakfast Options to Improve Your Health and Memory

Are you a regular breakfast eater? Or, like many of my patients, do you skip the first meal of the day because you’re too busy, not hungry, or trying to lose weight? Here’s a word to the wise — if | Read More…

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Curcumin Benefits Include Fighting Cancer, Inflammation & Obesity

Nearly every day, a patient or two asks me which supplements I consider most important. The answer really depends on the individual’s overall health and lifestyle, things such as diet, exercise, medications, sleep habits, and similar considerations. But as a | Read More…

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Easy Ways to Get the Foods You Need (Even if You Hate Them!)

As a life-long vegetable lover, I’m always a bit mystified when a patient says, “I hate vegetables.” First of all, hate is such a strong word that it hardly seems applicable to a humble vegetable. But apparently, some people feel | Read More…