Diabetes Sores

Heal Diabetic Ulcers With Sugar

If diabetes were simply a matter of controlling blood sugar, that would be one thing. But this condition is often accompanied by other troublesome complications, one of them being wounds that heal slowly or not at all. The good news is that there’s a far better solution for persistent sores than today’s…

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A Sweet Solution for Treating Diabetes Complications

…with diabetes, came to the Whitaker Wellness Institute a few years ago—against his doctors’ orders. You see, Jerome was in the hospital awaiting amputation of his left leg as a result of a non-healing diabetic ulcer. When a friend told him about me and my alternative treatments for diabetes, Jerome…

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Diabetes and Periodontal Disease

People living with diabetes are at higher risk of developing periodontal disease than people without blood sugar problems. Periodontal disease, or gum disease, occurs when the gums become infected and inflamed. Signs that you may have periodontal disease include: * red, sore, swollen gums * bleeding…

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The Many Health Benefits of Coconut Oil

…debacle ushered in the trans fat era and intensified the low-fat/high-carb craze that has been a significant driver of our epidemics of obesity and diabetes. Coconut oil does raise cholesterol—but it increases HDL cholesterol, which is a good thing because a high HDL level reduces risk of heart attack…

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Benefits of Bergamot

…of statin drugs to warn patients that these medications are linked with type 2 diabetes, memory loss, confusion, and muscle weakness. But there’s more: Statins can also cause liver toxicity, fatigue, muscle soreness, exercise intolerance, heart failure, amnesia, and even death. Two polyphenols abundant…

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Tips for Treating Bedsores

Bedsores, also known as pressure sores, are damaged areas of skin that are caused by staying in one position for long periods of time. Bedsores commonly occur in places where bones are close to the skin— for example, the elbows, back, hips, ankles, and heels. People in nursing homes and those who use…

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Olympics Update: Do Performance Enhancers Work?

…muscle soreness, take a daily antioxidant-rich multivitamin that contains 1,500-2,500 mg vitamin C, 800 IU vitamin E, and 15,000 IU beta-carotene. Now it’s your turn: Have you taken performance-enhancing supplements? You May Also Be Interested In: * Ribose Makes Exercising Easier * Manage Diabetes with…

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Benefits of Pycnogenol

…vitamin C, and 30 mg of zinc daily in divided doses had resolution after only four days. Better still, symptoms such as runny nose, nasal congestion, sore throat, sneezing, and cough were significantly reduced. That’s why I recommend keeping these supplements on hand and taking them at the first sign…

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