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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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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Probiotics Keep You Healthy

Probiotics are a kind of beneficial bacteria – living microorganisms that provide a health benefit when you ingest enough of them. The roots of the word “probiotic” mean “for life. Without beneficial bacteria, your digestive, immune, and emotional systems can | Read More…

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Beat Diabetes in 5 Steps

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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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…