The Top 5 Reasons Exercise Can Turn Type 2 Diabetes Around

New research confirms that for type 2 diabetics, it doesn’t matter where or how you exercise, as long as you’re doing it! Physical activity is essential for optimal health, but for diabetics, it’s even more important. Being overweight can trigger or worsen type 2 diabetes, but even if you’re not overweight, exercise supports other crucial factors that spiral high blood …

The 3 Diet Changes You Should Make Today to Start Reversing Diabetes

As a functional medicine provider, I spend endless amounts of time educating my diabetic patients about the importance of diet. Of course, they’ve heard dietary advice before, but it often follows conventional routes of pairing insulin with carbohydrates, eating less fat, and losing weight. To me, these are useless tips. Instead, the focus must be on using food as medicine …

These 7 Signs May Mean Your Blood Sugar Is Out of Control

It’s scary, but it’s true: some actually consider type 2 diabetes to be an epidemic since it now affects over 30 million Americans. Even scarier? About 25% of these individuals don’t even know they have it. Health experts are predicting that these numbers will skyrocket by 3030, leaving 54% of the population with a diabetes diagnosis. Right now, over 84 …

3 Nutrition Guidelines That Every Type 2 Diabetic Should Follow

If you are managing type 2 diabetes, you need to be fully aware that what you put into your body has a direct effect on how you feel and how you function. Moreover, unknown food allergies and sensitivities can stimulate an immune response resulting in a consistent source of inflammation and intestinal damage. Insecticide residue on processed and nonorganic foods …

Is High Blood Sugar Increasing Your Risk of Developing Alzheimer’s Disease?

The short answer is YES! However, understanding this connection is a bit more complex and has been poorly understood by the health care community for decades. More recently, a handful of inquisitive researchers and a growing group of doctors are uncovering that the roads to high blood sugar and Alzheimer’s cross paths from beginning to end. Cognitive decline can occur …

One Diabetic’s Cross-Country Journey – On a Bicycle!

It’s not often that you find positive stories surrounding a diagnosis of chronic illness like diabetes – but one woman, after being told that her years were numbered due to the progression of her diabetes, decided that she wouldn’t submit to her diagnosis, nor let it define her. She refused to accept her presumed fate – premature death as a …