Type 2 Diabetes

Dr. Adria Schmedthorst

The drink that drives down your fat-triggering hormone

Many of us have just made another resolution to lose the extra weight around our hips, thighs and belly. And more likely than not, we’ll give it up again in defeat. Not to sound glib, but if you want to really lose the weight, just drink more water — but not for reason you think. […]

Dr. Adria Schmedthorst

Boosting testosterone could help men ward off type 2 diabetes

Even though type 2 diabetes is considered the most preventable disease of all, blood sugar problems are at epidemic proportions across our country. The question is, with those skyrocketing rates, how do you avoid becoming just another statistic? Well, according to a brand-new study, the key could lie in the most well-known male hormone… Testing […]

Joyce Hollman

Could you have diabetes? Check with your dog

If you’re a dog owner, I don’t have to tell you about the special bond that exists between people and their dogs. Your dog is your companion, your child and your protector, all wrapped into one. There isn’t much you wouldn’t do for them — but sharing a diabetes diagnosis may not be what you […]

Tracey G. Ingram, AuD

Moringa: An anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, antidiabetic superfood

The moringa is a veritable vitamin powerhouse rich in phytochemicals, antioxidants, calcium, iron and potassium — and that’s just for starters. Praised for its healing properties for thousands of years, its popularity has reached the states and evidence is piling up. Here’s how to use it… Moringa is native to India and grown in Asia […]

Dr. Adria Schmedthorst

Losing just 5 pounds could cut your diabetes risk in half

According to the CDC, 88 million Americans are now living with prediabetes and are on the path to a Type 2 diabetes diagnosis in the coming years. Yet, as scary as that number is, it can also be looked at as 88 million cases of diabetes that are preventable with the right steps. And those steps are exactly what a brand-new study published in the international journal JAMA Internal Medicine has given us…

Joyce Hollman

Good reasons to avoid egg-cess but don’t give them up completely

Eggs have had a bad rap. Many people stay away from them, to avoid high cholesterol and heart disease — and the newest research says eating eggs may lead to diabetes. But as it turns out, eggs could be one of the best things to include in your diet to stabilize your blood sugar — with one caveat…