Diabetes & Blood Sugar Levels

  • 1/23/2017
    Having ruled out trying to pack a shake with problem plagued protein supplements, I chose to build my shake around long-chain, low-glycemic carbohydrates.
  • Mortality Rates Based on City Location | Natural Health Blog
    1/7/2017
    Most neighborhoods have distinctive mortality patterns, and high-priced neighborhoods typically have lower overall death rates than poorer regions.
  • Walk After a Meal To Balance Blood Sugar | Health Blog
    11/12/2016
    New research suggests that those with Type 2 Diabetes might benefit by doing cardio immediately after eating.
  • Job Stress Leads to Diabetes | Natural Health Blog
    10/24/2016
    These are tough times that we live in, financially speaking. And now, worrying over losing your job appears to be linked to diabetes.
  • Water Fluoridation Linked To Diabetes | Health Blog
    8/30/2016
    Throughout our childhoods, most of us grew up seeing advertising about the benefits of fluoride. We could only have strong, healthy teeth if we brushed several times a day with a fluoride toothpaste. But now that we’re adults, some of us are aware that supplementing with fluoride might do much more harm than good. And a big part of the problem lies in the “other” sources of fluoride beyond our toothpaste.
  • Weight Loss Reduces Diabetes & Heart Disease | Natural Health Blog
    6/30/2016
    A significant weight reduction is linked to improvements in blood sugar levels and a decrease in numerous heart disease risk factors in those with diabetes over a long-term period.
  • Air Pollution Linked to Weight Gain | Natural Health Blog
    3/10/2016
    Air pollution may be a contributing factor to weight gain and several related health issues.
  • Prevent Kidney Damage from Prediabetes | Diabetic Health Blog
    1/16/2016
    A recent study found that kidney damage starts with prediabetes.
  • Wine Good For Diabetes? Just Watch the Heavy Metals | Health Blog
    10/29/2015
    New research "suggests" that you may be in the clear to have some wine with dinner; in fact, it may even be beneficial for controlling type 2 diabetes.
  • Childhood Stress Leads to Disease | Children's Health Blog
    10/17/2015
    Emotional distress during childhood may be associated with an increased risk of developing chronic health conditions including cardiovascular disease and diabetes as adults.
  • Fenugreek health benefits
    10/8/2015
    Fenugreek has been known for its ability to heal everything from an upset stomach to lowering cholesterol, prized by ancient Egyptians for its health benefits.
  • Biotin Health Benefits
    9/28/2015
    Biotin is a water-soluble vitamin known as vitamin H or B7. Biotin is considered part of the B complex group of vitamins, which help the body convert food into fuel. Biotin's main functions in the body include metabolizing carbohydrates, fats, and amino acids, as well as regulating DNA formation.
  • Antibiotics, Probiotics, & Diabetes | Health Blog
    9/8/2015
    Individuals diagnosed with type 2 diabetes are more likely to have used antibiotics in the years prior to developing the condition than their peers who did not develop diabetes.
  • Soda & Fruit Juice Linked To Diabetes | Diabetic Health Blog
    8/8/2015
    Whether you’re skinny or fat doesn’t affect your diabetes risk that much if you drink sodas and other sugar-laden drinks.
  • How To Prevent Gestational Diabetes -- Prenatal Health Blog
    10/14/2014
    The risk of gestational diabetes can be cut nearly in half for women if they adopt some healthier habits before and during pregnancy.
  • 7/3/2014
    According to new research, residing in a place that is conducive to lots of walking means you may be less likely to become obese or develop diabetes.
  • flax seed with scooper
    2/26/2014
    Flaxseed is considered by many to be one of the most powerful foods on the planet. According to history, this may have always been the case.
  • goldenrod in a white bowl with plant
    2/26/2014
    There are between 60 and 130 different varieties of our featured herb, goldenrod. According to old folk lore, finding some near your house meant the people who resided there would have good fortune.
  • 9/16/2013
    Alfalfa has been eaten for centuries by people seeking a rich source of minerals and vitamins. The leaves and seeds are both used to make an herbal supplement.
  • 8/12/2013
    The health value of watermelon is underrated, but during the summer months, it's one of the most consumed fruits. Learn how it is benefits your health here.
  • Stevia Leaf Extract
    8/12/2013
    Stevia leaf extract has been gaining popularity as a sugar substitute in the Western world. Learn all about stevia liquid extract and its benefits.
  • diabetes side effects
    1/3/2013
    A recent study has confirmed that the number of people with vision problems has increased significantly, right alongside the diabetes epidemic.
  • 9/15/2012
    A recent study has found that people whose blood sugar level is considered on the higher end of normal may be subject to shrinkage in two key areas of the brain. The research determined that volume was lost in both the hippocampus and the amygdala of people with blood sugar levels within the normal range.
  • Carnosine, Key for Natural Anti-Aging Solutions
    8/6/2012
    Make no mistake; L-carnosine may no longer be "new" news. And it may no longer be trendy; but it still ranks as one of the most important anti-aging supplements available to us today.
  • 7/31/2012
    According to The World Health Organization, at least 171 million people worldwide have diabetes, and this figure is likely to more than double by 2030. Around 3.2 million deaths every year are attributable to complications of diabetes; that is six deaths every minute! Many do not realize that diabetes can be managed, and in the case of Type II Diabetes, even be reversed. Below is a list of resources to help you learn about the natural alternatives for regulating or preventing diabetes: Also Read:
  • 3/6/2012
    New research has found that children may be more likely to have attention deficit hyperactivity disorder if their mother had diabetes during pregnancy.
  • 9/24/2011
    According to a recent study, regular consumption of all forms of red meat will make you a candidate for diabetes.  A recent study a the Harvard School of Public Health in Boston, Massachusetts, found that even eating small portions of red meat will greatly raise your risk. But the issue may be more complicated than the researchers believe.
  • 5/2/2011
    Earlier this month, Nature Magazine published the results of a study that found that a simple blood test can spot diabetes a decade before even the first symptoms appear.Currently, doctors have no way to accurately predict the onset of diabetes other than generally observing weight and rising blood sugar levels. Obviously, ten years of early warning represents a huge advance in dealing with diabetes and could help prevent complications like heart disease, stroke, kidney failure, blindness, and amputation. But the real treasure of the study may lie just below its"press release" results in the revelatory information concerning diet and diabetes.
  • 1/22/2011
    Recent studies have shown that those who move the least during working hours have the most risk factors for heart disease and diabetes, while those who both move frequently during the day and engage in regular exercise have the least risk.  Learn more about heart health and preventing diabetes with this natural health blog!
  • 1/20/2011
    New studies confirm that depression causes diabetes and diabetes causes depression.  Let's look deeper into why blood sugar levels could have such a negative effect on mental health.
  • 12/7/2010
    Researchers have discovered that a patient's own stem cells can be put to work to restart insulin production in those with Type 1 diabetes.
  • 10/28/2010
    Research out of Hull University in England showed that diabetics who ate dark chocolate improved their cholesterol levels.
  • 10/19/2010
    A new magnesium study recently published by doctors at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill suggests that getting enough magnesium could help you ward off diabetes.
  • 10/7/2010
    I love marketing reframes. For years, one of my favorites was the pork industry's, "Pork, the other white meat" campaign, which equated pork to chicken -- only to run smack dab into the bird-flu scare. A quick reframe at that point gave us, "Pork, it's not chicken," only to run into the "Swine" flu epidemic, which led to, "Pork, the meat of kings."
  • 9/28/2010
    A recent study indicates that diabetes can impair sexual desire, cause erectile dysfunctions, and lead to other sexual health problems for both men and women.
  • 8/24/2010
    Those who were exclusively breastfed during their first three months of life had a 34% lower risk of developing diabetes than those who were not breastfed.
  • 8/13/2010
    The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) says we're using less high-fructose corn syrup (HFCS). However, the problem is that while high fructose corn syrup consumption is down, overall sugar consumption grew to about 140 pounds per person per year in the U.S., a 20% jump since 1970.  Understand what sugars are healthy to eat in this health podcast.
  • 8/10/2010
    According to the USDA’s most recent report, consumption of HFCS in the U.S. has declined by 11 percent.
  • 8/3/2010
    Eating two servings per week of brown rice instead of two servings of white rice will reduce your risk of contracting type-2 diabetes by 16 percent.
  • 7/26/2010
    Abuse of the adrenal glands has led to a worldwide dependency on stimulants (energy drinks and coffee beverages) that goes far beyond the world's illicit drug trade. Learn how to avoid and/or break your own addiction.
  • 7/12/2010
    As an endocrine organ, the pancreas produces two sugar regulating hormones insulin and glucagon. When the pancreas malfunctions, diabetes results.
  • 7/1/2010
    A new study indicates that lack of vitamin D may be a major factor in the development of diabetes.
  • 5/13/2010
    Women who eat the most “high-glycemic” carbohydrates have more than twice the risk of heart disease compared to women who eat the least high-glycemic carbs. Learn more about the glycemic index, the difference between good and bad carbs, and what high glycemic foods affect blood sugar levels the most.
  • 2/20/2010
    A new study found that quitting smoking raises your risk for diabetes, learn more about this study and the natural alternatives for diabetes prevention.
  • 2/9/2010
    A new study shows that Metformin helps obese teens lose weight when combined with exercise and a healthy diet, but are the side effects of Metformin causing more harm than good and is the study really looking at the correct issue.
  • 2/4/2010
    Is off label drug use of Metformin for weight loss in diabetic teens proving beneficial? While a 5-10 lb temporary weight loss is seen when Metformin is used with fitness and proper diet, the side effects may create worse conditions than what the teens were experiencing previously. Not to mention that the teens immediately regained those pounds back.  For natural health remedies on diabetes as well as long-term, natural weight loss, you won't want to miss this health podcast!
  • 11/13/2009
    As diabetes rates escalate, our medical care system will be unable to handle this global health issue. Take control of your health through lifestyle modifications, juicing, detoxing, and natural methods for regulating blood sugar metabolism. Learn Jon's keys tips that are twice as effective as drugs and have no side-effects.
  • 11/12/2009
    At least 26 million Americans now are diabetic and 37 million will be by 2015. This represents a more than 90 percent increase in the past decade.
  • 9/17/2009
    According to a new report by the AHA, Americans eat way too much sugar—an average of 22 teaspoons a person daily.
  • 8/10/2009
    Black tea contains a polysaccharide that works very much the way pharmaceutical diabetes drugs work, according to a new study out of Tianjin University in China.
  • 1/31/2009
    A new study has found that very short but intense bursts of exercise prevent diabetes and cardiac problems more effectively than long, sweat-provoking workouts.
  • 9/29/2008
    This month, the Corn Refiners Association launched a series of television ads to "make-over" the image of high-fructose corn syrup (HFCS). The ads are priceless in their misrepresentation of facts and in their total lack of respect for the intelligence of the viewing public -- although experience says they are, nevertheless, likely to win over large numbers of people.
  • 7/21/2008
    There is great failure in health care today -- and, as a result of that failure, great pain and unnecessary suffering. There is much that modern medicine has to apologize for. And if doctors ever truly want to be the all around healers they claim to be, they will have to change some fundamental paradigms.
  • 6/30/2008
    A study out of Johns Hopkins in Baltimore has shown that depressed people have a stunning, 42- percent increased risk of developing diabetes when compared to people who aren't depressed.
  • 2/18/2008
    In 2005, UCLA researchers showed that advanced heart failure patients with diabetes who were treated with insulin faced a mortality rate four times higher than heart failure patients with diabetes treated with oral medications.
  • 2/11/2008
    Researchers in Australia are jumping up and down like kangaroos in excitement over new data that suggests that obesity surgery can eliminate diabetes far more effectively than other treatments.
  • 12/3/2007
    Recent research has discovered that lack of sleep can more than double your risk of death from cardiovascular disease. It also shows that people who sleep 8 hours or more are also more than twice as likely to die, but from non-cardiovascular diseases. Both too little and too much sleep are unhealthy.
  • 10/8/2007
    As long as government regulators in the US, Europe, and Canada approve aspartame, sucralose, and high fructose corn syrup as alternative sweeteners and refuse to allow stevia to be used, they will have no credibility among thinking people.
  • 8/11/2007
    A study of the diabetes drug Avandia (rosiglitazone ) has revealed a disturbing trend of increased heart attack risk.
  • 6/20/2007
    Two new studies just released on diabetes should serve as a wake up call to the powers that be; but of course, that won't happen. One out of every eight U.S.federal health care dollars is spent treating people with diabetes.
  • 1/29/2007
    Diabetes follows multiple, mutually reinforcing paths -- an echo effect if you will, with each echo reinforcing and amplifying all the other echoes, or "effects".
  • 12/13/2006
    There are many causes of impotence, including: Vascular disease, Diabetes, Diseases of the nervous system, Cancer Surgery, Medications, Smoking, Alcoholism, and Hormone imbalance.
  • 10/19/2006
    The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), working with government agencies in Mexico and Canada, have launched a drive to stop deceptive Internet advertisements and sales of products misrepresented as cures or treatments for diabetes.
  • 10/5/2006
    Even a small amount of the sugar substitute Xylitol can trigger a significant insulin release, which experts believe causes a drop in a dog's blood sugar level. The decline in blood sugar can be fatal.
  • 9/25/2006
    Short commentary on nine breaking stories: Spinach, Rogue Rice, The Diabetes Pill, Autism Aging and Sperm, Intersex Fish, A New Treatment for Cancer, FDA Approves Viruses on Your Food, Childhood Obesity, and Calcium.
  • 8/11/2006
    Overexposure of high fructose corn syrup in many foods and beverages is one of the main triggers of rising obesity and diabetes today.
  • 5/22/2006
    A detailed description of the clinical studies which proved that this formula could drop blood sugar numbers by an average 54 points - approximately double than what was seen with other all natural alternatives.
  • 1/16/2006
    Understand the real issues with red meat and it's correlation to Diabetes, with a quick look at how grocery stores play a role in our buying patterns.
  • 4/1/2005
    Diabetes is, for the most part, a self-inflicted disease – a disease that can be prevented and almost always reversed by following a program like the Baseline of Health®.
  • 9/15/2003
    A detailed look at Insulin Potentiation Therapy, the concept, the role that insulin plays in the process, what this means in terms of cancer and it's side effects.
  • 6/16/2003
    Jon comments on the increasing rates of Diabetes, in both children and adults.
  • 9/9/2002
    Take a quick look at Jon's experience with his sugar/lipid metabolic formula.
  • 9/2/2002
    An exploration of Jon's new sugar metabolic enhancement formula and why it is designed for anyone with cholesterol problems, high blood pressure, diabetes, or for people who just plain don't watch their diets.
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