January 2015

The Thyroid Connection to Type 2 Diabetes

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[Izabella Wentz, PharmD,  is speaking at The Diabetes World Summit (March 23-31, online and free) on Tuesday, March 24. Click here to register for free! Continue reading to learn more about Dr. Wentz’s work.] Diabetes is reaching epidemic levels as almost twenty-six million Americans (or about eight percent of the population), suffer from the disease. Type 2 diabetes can lead to a variety of serious medical problems affecting your heart, eyes, kidneys, and nervous system. Did you know that research indicates diabetics generally suffer from increased rates of thyroid disorders? The reason is that healthy thyroid function is dependent on normal...

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Solving the Diabetic Epidemic

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[Dr. Brian Mowll is speaking at The Diabetes World Summit (March 23-31, online and free) on Monday, March 23. Click here to register for free! Continue reading to learn more about Dr. Mowll’s work.] Diabetes is sweeping the world, especially the United States, in a truly epidemic fashion. The reasons for the epidemic are the increasingly sugar and carbohydrate heavy western diet combined with the sedentary modern lifestyle. There was a time not too long ago that obesity was a rare thing in the United States, and the average American diet was based more on whole foods cooked at home, and...

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Reversing Type 2 Diabetes with the Primal Solution

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[Mark Sisson is speaking at The Diabetes World Summit (March 23-31, online and free) on Monday, March 23. Click here to register for free! Continue reading to learn more about Mark Sisson’s work.] What if you could take control of your health and reverse your type 2 diabetes? What if you could make some changes to your diet, lifestyle, and activity level that could help you reverse your type 2 diabetes on your own? You don’t have to give up and just accept that you have type 2 diabetes. You don’t have to have a life of medications and doctor visits....

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Reversing Your Insulin Resistance

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[Dr. Josh Axe is speaking at The Diabetes World Summit (March 23-31, online and free) on Monday, March 23. Click here to register for free! Continue reading to learn more about Dr. Axe’s work.] Insulin is a hormone produced in the pancreas which allows your body to use glucose from the carbohydrates you eat to produce energy, or to store that glucose for use later. Insulin is what your body uses to keep its blood sugar levels normal. Insulin resistance is the cause of type 2 diabetes. It’s when your cells fail to respond to the normal actions of insulin. The...

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Get Active to Better Manage Your Diabetes

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[Sheri Colberg, PhD, is speaking at The Diabetes World Summit (March 23-31, online and free) on Monday, March 23. Click here to register for free! Continue reading to learn more about Sheri Colberg’s work.] Are you currently taking several medications for managing your diabetes? Would like to learn ways to reduce your dependence on your diabetes medications? What if you had the power to reduce your dependency on your meds by simply increasing your physical activity? Any kind of medication comes with a certain amount of risk and side effects. If you can take action to reduce how much you...

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Discover the Optimal Diet for Controlling Your Blood Sugar

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[Cassie Bjork, RD, is speaking at The Diabetes World Summit (March 23-31, online and free) on Monday, March 23. Click here to register for free! Continue reading to learn more about Cassie Bjork’s work.] If you suffer from diabetes, you are already aware of how your diet affects your blood sugar levels. You probably have to be careful what you eat in order to keep your blood sugar levels at a safe and healthy level. It’s not always easy, and can be frustrating at times. But with the proper diet planning, you know you can make managing your diet easier....

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Combat The Effects Of Aging With Metabolic and Functional Medicine

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[Dr. Pamela Smith M.D. is speaking at The Healthy Gut Summit (February 9-16, online & free) on Monday, February 9. Continue reading to learn more about Dr. Pamela Smith’s  work.] Getting older is a natural part of life. And there are many things about aging that are great, including increased wisdom, respect from younger folks, and retirement! But there are also aging side-effects that aren’t as fun. Decreased energy, slowing down, and less vibrancy can happen as the years go by. Have you ever thought about the ways functional medicine may be able to help you combat the natural aging...

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Eat The Skinny Gut Diet To Achieve The Weight Loss You Desire

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[Brenda Watson  is speaking at The Healthy Gut Summit (February 9-16, online & free) on Monday, February 9. Continue reading to learn more about Brenda Watson’s work.] Have you ever thought about how your gut health might be affecting your body weight and composition? The food we eat is much more than simple calories. What we put in our bodies determines how our body performs on a daily basis, and that includes what shape our body is in and how much fat we accumulate. Just like the old saying goes, pretty is as pretty does, healthy is as healthy does...

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Get Better Health by Understanding the Gut-Brain Connection

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[Dr. Galland is speaking at The Healthy Gut Summit (February 9-16, online and free) on February 9. Continue reading to learn more about Dr. Galland’s work] Did you know the health of your brain is connected to the health of your gut? You’ve probably heard that they way to a person’s heart is through the stomach. But did you know there’s actually more of a connection between the stomach, particularly the gut and the brain? What we eat affects not only our gut health, but also our brain health. By choosing to eat foods that keep our gut healthy, we also...

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Fight Premature Aging And Promote Hormone Health

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[Dr. Sara Gottfried M.D. is speaking at The Healthy Gut Summit (February 9-16, online & free) on Tuesday, February 10. Continue reading to learn more about Dr. Sara Gottfried’s work.] Life is hard enough without having to deal with premature aging. No one wants to look older than you are. What’s more, sometimes you can do all the right things to avoid aging, and still come up short. You can avoid smoking, heavy drinking, and eat reasonably and still show the signs of premature aging. Nobody wants that, but it happens. But there are plenty of reasons why people age...

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