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Learning About The Importance of Weight Loss Type 2 diabetes has long been linked to obesity and being overweight. Research at the Harvard School of Public Health showed that the single best predictor of type 2 diabetes is being obese or overweight. Another report verified that the best way to keep diabetes under control is to lose weight. The report cited the fact that a reduction of 5 to 10% (7 to 12 lbs.) in…

Cinnamon for Diabetes; perhaps not the best treatment. Cinnamon has been talked about for years as having positive effects on diabetes. Many patients have questions about using cinnamon instead of their diabetes medications. There have been many studies done looking at using cinnamon to lower blood sugar and Hemoglobin A1C (A1C).  The studies have mostly enrolled small groups of 60-100 people and lasted from only 40 days to 16 weeks. This is different than some…

Diabetes: It’s Just a Word, Not a Sentence! In a few weeks, I will celebrate my 39th “diaversary” (diabetes anniversary). I’m happy to say that I have managed to stay complication-free! I know that 39 years sounds like a long time to live with a chronic illness. But honestly, I deal with my diabetes one day at a time. If I need to, I can break down one day at a time further to one…

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Diabetes willpower and motivation Diabetes is a disease in which the body does not produce or properly use insulin. Insulin converts sugar into energy so…

Diabetes and vitamin B12 deficiency Metformin is a first-line type 2 diabetes treatment medication. It is a very effective agent. Metformin offers advantage that other…

Learning About The Value of Aspirin Therapy People with diabetes have a greater chance of dying from complications of cardiovascular disease. Commonly called diabetes heart…

Learning How To Get To Sleep Without Medications, part three Sleep has something to do with sunlight, diet and exercise. Your next plan of action…

Learn How to Get To Sleep Without Medications, part two Try several easy-to-implement sleep strategies for at least three days, several concurrently or try one…

Learning How To Get To Sleep Without Medications, part one Sleep plays an important role in our body. During our sleep the body gets recharged….

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Learning How To Get To Sleep Without Medications, part three Sleep has something to do with sunlight, diet and exercise. Your next plan of action…

Learning about headaches and pain Caffeine is a common ingredient in many prescription and over-the-counter headache medications. In fact many of the best selling pain…

The management of diarrhea caused by metformin The CDC estimates that there are 26 million Americans living with diabetes.  Roughly 90% of those cases are…

Mighty Magnesium; An Overlooked Supplement Magnesium and it’s intimate relationship with diabetes has been the subject of many studies over the past several years . …

Understanding How to Manage Diabetes Stomach. Diabetic neuropathy (DN) is a form of nerve damage caused by too much sugar in the blood. The excess…

Eight ways to navigate the rough waters of cravings You’re having a great day, and then something pushes one of your buttons. You’re stressed at…

Diabetes Fitness

Learning about heart diseases and type 2 diabetes Even over the last two decades the health professionals’ emphasis on the importance of diet, exercise and…

Learning How to Prevent Diabetes Foot Complications with Proper Foot Care Uncontrolled diabetes is associated with many different complications. Foot problems are one of the…

Learn to Lower triglycerides not at the expenses of LDL Cholesterols are lipoproteins. Lipoprotein is a biochemical compounds composed of lipid and protein. Lipoproteins in…

Understanding How to Manage Diabetes Stomach. Diabetic neuropathy (DN) is a form of nerve damage caused by too much sugar in the blood. The excess…

Eight ways to navigate the rough waters of cravings You’re having a great day, and then something pushes one of your buttons. You’re stressed at…

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Mighty Magnesium; An Overlooked Supplement Magnesium and it’s intimate relationship with diabetes has been the subject of many studies over the past several years . …

Understanding Metformin and Male Type 2 Diabetes Patients According to a recent study by researchers at University of Washington at St. Louis suggests “Gender has…

HOW TO STOP BEING YOUR OWN WORST ENEMY AND START BEING YOUR OWN BEST FRIEND As a clinical psychologist  and Certified Diabetes Educator in private…

Prediabetes Management and Its Importance Although not all prediabetes patients become diabetic, prediabetes is generally considered as a harbinger for diabetes and most of these…

Learn about Hypoglycemia and Diabetes Hypoglycemia is defined as having a blood glucose level less or equal to 70 mg/dL by American Diabetes Association (ADA). When…

Sexual Desire and Diabetes About a third of male diabetes patients will eventually develop erectile dysfunctions (ED). ED is a problem not limited to diabetic…

Diabetes Living & Managing

Diabetes willpower and motivation Diabetes is a disease in which the body does not produce or properly use insulin. Insulin converts sugar into energy so…

Diabetes and vitamin B12 deficiency Metformin is a first-line type 2 diabetes treatment medication. It is a very effective agent. Metformin offers advantage that other…

Learning About The Value of Aspirin Therapy People with diabetes have a greater chance of dying from complications of cardiovascular disease. Commonly called diabetes heart…

Learning How To Get To Sleep Without Medications, part three Sleep has something to do with sunlight, diet and exercise. Your next plan of action…

Learn How to Get To Sleep Without Medications, part two Try several easy-to-implement sleep strategies for at least three days, several concurrently or try one…

Learning How To Get To Sleep Without Medications, part one Sleep plays an important role in our body. During our sleep the body gets recharged….

Physicians Corner

Learning about headaches and pain Caffeine is a common ingredient in many prescription and over-the-counter headache medications. In fact many of the best selling pain…

Learning about heart diseases and type 2 diabetes Even over the last two decades the health professionals’ emphasis on the importance of diet, exercise and…

Education on Balancing Your Blood Sugar. Glucose is a measure of the sugar level in your blood.  Glucose is the main source of energy for…

Type 2 Diabetes, Alzheimer’s Disease and Cinnamon A recent study by a group of scientists led by Dr. Lu of Shanghai Institute for Biological Science,…

An Ideal Oral Anti-diabetes Drug (OAD), Is It Possible. The cornerstone in type 2 diabetes (T2D) treatment starts with diet and exercise and yet most…

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What should my A1C level be? Diabetes is a progressive disease characterized by high blood sugar levels which if not well controlled can cause serious complications. It is important for patients to understand what an A1C is and what your A1C should be. An A1C…

Eight ways to navigate the rough waters of cravings You’re having a great day, and then something pushes one of your buttons. You’re stressed at the office, or at home. You’re alone. You had a great idea and now you’re overwhelmed by what you should…

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