Gut Microbiome and type 2 Diabetes

Medical News Today reports that possible changes in the gut microbiota may lead to an ability to diagnose type 2 diabetes before symptoms start to be apparent. There have been similar studies on this, but they were comparing people that already had type 2 diabetes versus people that were healthy. The researchers in the study…

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Diabetes and Depression

According to an article published in Medical News Today, researchers suggest that people with diabetes have a higher risk of becoming depressed because of an interaction between high blood sugar levels and a neurotransmitter associated with depression. The team presented their findings at the joint meeting of the International Society of Endocrinology and the Endocrine…

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Traditionally, diabetes treatment includes a change in diet, an increase in physical activity and insulin. Our Davenport diabetes treatment approach is one that first establishes which type of diabetes you have – either Type 1 or Type 2, and then helps determine what forms of insulin will be necessary and make recommendations for diet, exercise…

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How do the foods we eat effect our brain Health?

Here is some more proof on you are what you eat.  According to a recent article published in Journal of Medicinal Food, the hundred trillion bacteria living in the intestines have a tremendous impact on behavior and brain health.  These impacts are also seen in how we sleep, respond to stress and also play a…

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How Stress causes diabetes and autoimmune diseases?

I suppose it can’t be stressed enough. Learning how to manage stress in our lives is important when it comes to staying healthy. It’s important too because when we feel like the world is on our shoulders due to our work life or home life or all of the above, it triggers the flight or…

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Can the Mediterranean Diet Help slow The Aging Process?

More and more evidence is beginning to mount on the fact that the Mediterranean diet is one way to adopt a healthier diet.  Now new research is also suggesting that it may indeed be a way to slow the aging process.  The mediterranean diet involves a diet that rich in fruits, vegetables, and fish.  The…

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Why Yogurt may help prevent Type 2 Diabetes.

Type 2 diabetes is a chronic metabolic disease affecting about 26 million in the United States. A new study suggests that one way to fight diabetes maybe to add yogurt to your diet. The research was published in BMC Medicine. Researchers analyzed results of 3 studies. These studies looked at the lifestyles and habits of…

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