If you are among the growing number of people suffering from type 2 diabetes, here is some good news: A plan of basic therapies including education, a personalized meal plan, nutritional supplements, and ongoing monitoring and support can reduce the amount of insulin and oral medications needed to manage the disease and decrease the symptoms and complications of diabetes. When you are empowered by knowledge, you can learn to effectively manage this potentially devastating disease.
Is Your Type 2 Diabetes Really Under Control? Many diabetic patients think their symptoms are “under control” because they are taking insulin and other oral medications that help keep their blood sugars within acceptable levels. Unfortunately, they are often caught in the trap of merely trying to control the symptoms of the disease (high blood sugars) and don’t really address the things that are causing those symptoms. This can lead to an ever- increasing insulin dependence, unwanted weight gains, and numerous other problems. Learn more here.
Good Nutrition: Your Food Is Your Medicine Good nutrition is not just about weight management; certain foods we eat can actually be “medicine” to our bodies. Based on what we put into our bodies, we determine what our body will be made of and how well it will function.
Lowering Cholesterol Naturally Lowering cholesterol naturally is possible with the right combination of diet, exercise, nutritional supplements, and attitude.
Balancing Blood Sugars with Protein Snacks Dr. Marcantel explains why stress can cause blood sugar levels to spike and drop and gives suggestions for protein snacks that can help prevent blood sugar fluctuations.
Stress, Blood Sugars, and Weight Gain (and how to control them!) Eating enough proteins is really the key to maintaining a healthy weight because proteins still provide the energy you need without causing those glucose spikes that lead to weight gain.