Type-2-Diabetes

Is Diet a Viable Natural Diabetes Treatment?

A recent study published in the Annals of Internal Medicine examined the effects of a Mediterranean diet versus a low-fat diet in 215 overweight patients newly diagnosed with type 2 diabetes. Half of the group was instructed to follow the Mediterranean diet (less than 50 percent of calories from…

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The Connection Between Diabetes and Alzheimer's

Alzheimer’s disease has recently been linked to diabetes. Researchers from Brown University analyzed the brain tissue of 45 patients who had died with varying degrees of Alzheimer’s. In the study, they compared this tissue with that of people who did not have a history of diabetes. In…

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Vanadium Mimics Insulin

One of the most effective natural treatments for diabetes is vanadium. This unique trace mineral works to lower blood sugar by mimicking insulin and improving the cells’ sensitivity to insulin. Supplementation with vanadyl sulfate and other vanadium compounds markedly lowers fasting glucose…

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Prevent Diabetes By Eating Fish

You probably know that there have been numerous studies on the health benefits of fish, as well as lifestyle factors that should be considered to prevent diabetes. And we’ve long known that one of the health benefits of fish is a good source of low-calorie, high-quality protein, and that red…

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Can Just 10 Minutes of Exercise a Week Prevent Diabetes?

We’ve long known exercise can help to prevent diabetes—but a study in the just the past few years shows that even less than 10 minutes a week may be enough to make a difference. Researchers studying type 2 diabetes at Scotland's Heriot-Watt University assigned 16 subjects in their…

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The Benefits of Vitamin D Supplements

I’ve been extolling the benefits of Vitamin D supplements for nearly 10 years. This critical nutrient helps to protect against cancer, heart disease, type 2 diabetes, depression, dementia, falls and fractures, flu and more. Plus, taking adequate Vitamin D supplements can lower your risk for 17…

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Routine Testing of Blood Sugar Levels is Not Necessary

One of the questions I often hear when I talk to people with diabetes is whether it’s necessary to constantly test their blood sugar level. Take J.M. from Texas, for example. He wrote to me saying that he takes a drug to help manage blood sugar levels and that his doctor has him test those…

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Quick Workouts Can Treat Diabetes Naturally

If you have trouble finding the time to exercise, here’s good news. New research that appeared in the latest edition of the Journal of Applied Physiology showed that brief, high-intensity workouts can treat diabetes naturally by decreasing blood sugar levels in people with type 2 diabetes. In…

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High-Dose Statin Medications Can Cause Diabetes

For years, I’ve been warning about the dangerous side effects of cholesterol-lowering statin medications. Statins are rife with safety concerns including cognitive problems, muscle pain and weakness, fatigue, liver damage and even heart failure. Now, we can add another statin drug side effect…

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The Fantastic Health Benefits of Fiber

We all know fiber is good for us. It helps “move things along.” It aids in satiety, making you feel full longer. And the latest research suggests that getting plenty of fiber may not only go a long way toward preventing type 2 diabetes, but can also lower blood sugar levels in those…

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Managing Insulin Resistance

I can’t even imagine how many conventional physicians across the country have worn out their prescription pads writing scripts for diabetes drugs. In fact, as a society we’ve become so focused on the pills that we’ve forgotten the real issue with type 2 diabetes: managing insulin…

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A New Vaccine Is Not the Way to Help People Stop Smoking

We all know that smoking is unhealthy. But creating a new vaccine to interfere with the effects of nicotine is not the solution. Yet that’s exactly what may be coming down the pike. Researchers at the Weill Cornell Medical College in New York are using a genetically modified virus to create a…

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Let's Talk About Type 1 Diabetes

Type 2 diabetes information and research can be found all over the place, but much less is written about type 1. That’s likely because the vast majority of people living with diabetes have type 2. Nevertheless, type 1 diabetes warrants discussion. Type 1 diabetes, sometimes referred to as…

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The Real Secret for Eliminating Acne

Most everyone can relate to acne since we all likely had some degree of it as adolescents. However, it plagues about half of us into adulthood. We know the routine: scrupulous face washing, avoidance of chocolate, and, when nothing else works, blame dear old mom and dad for passing on faulty genes.…

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The Many Benefits of Magnesium Treatment

If Big Pharma could find a way to patent magnesium, it could drive their already sky-high profits even higher. That’s because magnesium treatment is one of the most potent, versatile, and safe therapies available. How Magnesium Treatment Can Protect You 1. IV Magnesium treatment saves lives…

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