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 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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Could regular Exercise fight off common diseases like drugs can?

Is exercise as effective as using drugs to alleviate issues like heart disease or diabetes?  Now the idea that exercise is maintaining one’s health is not earth shattering news.  With that said, researchers now believe that exercise may indeed be as helpful as taking pills for those issues. With all the evidence in support of…

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What foods may protect you from Diabetes?

I would say the key here is to remember to add variety to your diet.  It’s also important to buy organic fruits and vegetables.  It is common knowledge that the exposure to cadmium (Cd) is harmful to the human body. Cadmium is considered to be a primary cause of many diseases like cancer and heart…

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