Lowering your A1C could dramatically change your health
Perhaps one of the scariest things about diabetes is the increased risk for other diseases, health issues and death. The risk of complications from diabetes is controllable, by lowering your A1C. The National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases...
Insulin costs are soaring, but there’s an alternative
More than 7 million Americans with diabetes take insulin. All have been affected by rapidly rising insulin costs over the past two decades. Today a particular brand of insulin costs 8.5 times what it did fifteen years ago.
American Diabetes Association updates nutrition recommendations
Medical nutrition therapy is seen as one of the most effective ways to manage type 2 diabetes and reduce risks of complications.
Don’t Manage Diabetes, Reverse It
This August 2018 article published by the Houston Chronicle, says that diabetics should no longer be focused on managing their condition: they should reverse it. More and more studies are showing that healthier eating habits and regular exercise can eliminate the need...
Exercise after meals to lower your glucose
This article, Exercise after You Eat: Hitting the Postprandial Glucose Target, presents evidence that exercise after lunch or dinner can help type 2 diabetics lower glucose levels. While exercising within 30 minutes of the start of the meal is ideal, any type of...
Fight prediabetes by eating right, exercising, and losing weight
Check out the article "12 Simple Ways to Fight Prediabetes" for inspirational stories and tips on how to take small steps to improve your glucose levels. "The best way to fight prediabetes and get your blood sugar back in the normal range is with a coordinated plan of...
Should you drastically limit calorie intake to reverse type 2 diabetes?
This Healthline article asks the question: "Is Type 2 Diabetes Reversible?" While research shows that strict diets with very low caloric intake have helped some people reverse their conditions, the article explains that exercise and eating healthy - with the help of a...
Risks and complications associated with diabetes
About a quarter of the more than 30 million Americans who have diabetes are unaware of their condition. And 90% of the 86 million with prediabetes are unaware, too. Considering the complications and comorbidities associated with diabetes, it's highly risky not to seek...
Anti-inflammatory, plant-based diets: doctor recommended
In this TedTalk, Dr. Sarah Hallberg discusses the benefits of eating an anti-inflammatory diet that includes plant-based foods. She advocates that type 2 diabetes can be reversed through better food choices.
Quick Start Guide to Type 2 Diabetes Reversal
Dr. Jason Fung believes that the clinicians and specialists who call type 2 diabetes a “chronic and progressive” disease that is a “life sentence” are wrong. In this article, he says: “Type 2 diabetes is almost always reversible and this is almost ridiculously easy to prove.”