Type I Diabetes

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 juvenile…

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4 Natural Type 2 Diabetes Treatments

…another proven type 2 diabetes treatment. * Be active every day. One of the greatest risk factors for type 2 diabetes is a sedentary lifestyle. But regular exercise is equally important for treating type 2 diabetes. In fact, some researchers found that overweight and obese diabetic patients who exercised…

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Special Note About Type 1 Diabetes

…living with diabetes are suffering from the type 2 variety, it is important to note that the advice found in this blog and in my Health & Healing newsletter apply to both forms of the disease. If you’re dealing with type 1 diabetes you, too, should adhere to the recipes for diabetics, you should take…

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Reversing Type 2 Diabetes--It Can Be Done

…United Kingdom have found that reversing type 2 diabetes can be done by sticking to a very low-calorie diet (about 600 calories) for two months. The study—funded by Diabetes UK—involved 11 diabetic participants, seven of whom were able to reverse type 2 diabetes with a diet consisting of liquid drinks…

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Type 2 Diabetes Is No Longer an Adult Disease

Type 2 diabetes, sometimes referred to as “adult-onset” diabetes, was once considered an adult-only condition. However, in recent years, the occurrence of the disease in children has grown at epidemic rates. Fueled by today’s rise in childhood obesity, the CDC estimates that 1 in 3 children born…

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Lose Weight, Lose Diabetes

To show you how making a commitment to lifestyle changes is one of the best preventive methods for reversing diabetes, I want to share one of my favorite diabetes success stories. It comes from a gentleman named J.D. J.D. writes: “Dr. Whitaker, four and a half years ago, I was 43 and in the worst…

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Treating Diabetes the Conventional Way

…every one of them has its price. Most oral hypoglycemic agents are no more than a Band-Aid approach to diabetes—they lower blood sugar, but do nothing to address the underlying condition. The majority increases insulin production, which, is not what’s needed in the case of type 2 diabetes, where…

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Diabetes Complication #1: Heart Disease

…history of heart disease, people living with diabetes are still at a much higher risk of heart attack, stroke, and death from cardiovascular disease. They’re also more likely to be concerned about their blood pressure health. Why is this? The most common type of heart disease, coronary artery disease…

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Diabetes Risk Factors You Must Be Aware Of

…develop type 2 diabetes, but research has shown that certain individuals seem to be more susceptible than others. Let’s take a look at two common type 2 diabetes risk factors. Genetics Some research has found that people who have been diagnosed with type 2 diabetes typically have at least one close relative…

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Type 2 Diabetes Symptoms

diabetes admit that the disease snuck up on them. They didn’t see it coming. These men and women didn’t suddenly lose weight or become excessively hungry and thirsty (as those with type 1 diabetes often experience), nor did they feel sick in any way. In fact, there are few truly recognizable type

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High-Dose Statin Medications Can Cause Diabetes

…increase a patient’s risk of developing type 2 diabetes. This comes on the heels of the FDA findings released earlier this month that high-dose statins can increase the risk of muscle injury or myopathy. The JAMA study involved 32,752 patients and compared the diabetes risk of those taking a daily statin…

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Diabetes Can Affect Your Liver

diabetes, you should know that the health of your liver may be at risk. People with diabetes, especially those who are obese, are at particular risk of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), which can progress to serious scarring of the liver. Therefore, I suggest that all of my patients with type

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The Connection Between Diabetes and Alzheimer's

…function. When insulin levels are abnormal (one of the most common type 2 diabetes symptoms) production of acetylcholine can be disrupted, setting the stage for Alzheimer’s and other memory problems to develop. I encourage people living with diabetes to pay strict attention to this information. I…

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