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|12/12/2012 - Hypoglycemia is probably one of the most widespread disorders in America and the civilized nations today.
It is not a disease as such, but rather a symptom that arises from a wide range of hormonal abnormalities and imbalances reflecting the irregular function of many glands and organs.
|11/21/2012 - The full-body scanners now in use at many U.S. airports can damage insulin pumps and continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) devices, according to an article published in the journal Diabetes Technology & Therapeutics.
The journal focuses on new products and technology that can be used to prevent, diagnose,...|
|11/5/2012 - There should be no doubt that the skyrocketing rates of overweight and obesity that have become so prevalent over the past half century are damaging the health and lives of millions around the western world. Excess weight typically raises blood pressure leading to cardiovascular disease and death, and...|
|10/18/2012 - Modern medicine may have its place in emergency care, but when it comes to the prevention or management of chronic illness, many conventional treatments are lacking. In the case of diabetes, the battle is loudly proclaimed to be one of blood sugar regulation. "Check your sugar, and take your drugs as...|
|10/5/2012 - It is not difficult for most people to understand the importance of a good night's sleep to awaken refreshed and ready to take on the challenges of a new day. Less known is the scientific evidence that explains how poor sleep habits are the root cause behind the development of many chronic diseases,...|
|9/25/2012 - Diabetes has become a burden on the healthcare system and taxpayers. In 2007, the national cost of diabetes was calculated to be $174 billion. We can assume this figure has since increased since then and may well be approaching $200 billion. There are three main types of diabetes: Type I - Juvenile...|
|7/18/2012 - Researchers from the Missouri University of Science and Technology say that they may have found a way to re-sensitize cells to the effects of insulin. Sterculic oil, found in a wild species of almond called Sterculia foetida, may help people in whom the ability to supply insulin is compromised, or who...|
|6/3/2012 - OK, I give up. I admit it, the only books that people are buying are weight loss books. So in order to get the message about magnesium across to the masses, I present you with The Magnesium Weight Loss Cure.
I just read Wheat Belly: Lose the Wheat, Lose the Weight and I agree with my friend, magnesium...|
|5/19/2012 - Cancer. Heart disease. High blood pressure. Obesity. Diabetes. Premature aging. What we take for granted as hallmarks of life in the most affluent country on Earth have been popularly linked to everything from genetics to fast food. What if the real answer is so straightforward it's as near at hand...|
|3/30/2012 - The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) reports that 68 percent of adults over the age of 20 are overweight, half of whom are considered obese. Of course obesity is also strongly linked to many other health problems including heart disease, type 2 diabetes and cancer. The economic costs are enormous....|
|12/26/2011 - The largest source of calories for individuals living in industrialized nations comes from sugar. Sugar increases insulin levels which promote fat accumulation and inflammation throughout the body. Sugar consumption and elevated insulin accelerate the aging process and create an environment conducive...|
|11/22/2011 - Compelling evidence now exists to demonstrate that heart disease is largely caused by the proliferation of increased levels of small, dense LDL cholesterol particles that have become oxidized in the blood and of abnormalities relating to insulin resistance. Both factors combine to deal a potentially...|
|11/12/2011 - (NaturalNews)November is Diabetes Awareness Month. Many of us have pre-diabetic conditions and don't know it. Diabetes type 2 can set the stage for coronary problems and full blown diabetes, leading to insulin shots and potential amputations. It can all be avoided with the right knowledge and lifestyle...|
|10/24/2011 - The latest science has proven that a special protein called mTOR (mammalian target of rapamycin) holds the key to muscle building and rejuvenation. Dysregulation in mTOR pathway leads to accelerated aging and early mortality. Certain natural lifestyle interventions modulate and stabilize this powerful...|
|9/27/2011 - Inflammation, infections and excessive levels of insulin in the body are major instigators of cancer. Often, they occur together, and most people in modern society suffer from some degree of all three. Yet, it is possible to reduce their influence upon the body and thereby dramatically lower cancer...|
|8/31/2011 - Many spices such as turmeric and cinnamon are powerful antioxidants that continue to gain acceptance as natural nutrients able to assist human health and prevent chronic disease. Researchers from Penn State publishing in The Journal of Nutrition provide strong evidence that these potent spices provide...|
|8/25/2011 - A study in a 2004 edition of the Journal of Clinical Oncology revealed that the combined five-year survival rate for all types of cancer using full-dose chemotherapy and radiation is only 2.5 percent, but pharmaceutical interests have prevented other treatments from being prescribed in conventional...|
|8/20/2011 - Obese people are usually always hungry and no matter how much they eat their brains are registering starvation. One would think that eating too much would result in an abundance of nutritional support for cells. But being overweight and undernourished at the same time is a reality that is just beginning...|
|7/20/2011 - Several recent studies (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6) are demonstrating a number of common factors in the cause and progression of Alzheimer's disease (AD) and diabetes mellitus. These include impaired glucose utilization due to insulin resistance, a decrease in growth factors such as IGF-1 and IGF-2, lowered energy...|
|7/11/2011 - The CDC has estimated that by 2050, as much of thirty percent of the American population could suffer with diabetes. New studies show that diabetics, in addition to coping with the effects of their disease, also have nearly double the risk of cancer compared to the rest of the population.
|3/27/2011 - Nearly one-third of adults in the United States report they sleep less than seven hours every night. Sleep disorders are becoming increasingly common. We all know that a night of restless sleep can make us tired and unfocused the next day. But did you know it can also make you insulin resistant? Sleep...|
|2/23/2011 - Our diet and lifestyle has a direct effect on our endocrine system. Our hormone regulation can change based on what we choose to eat and how we choose to live. Leptin and insulin are two powerful hormones that influence how energy is metabolized throughout the body. Exercise has been shown to increase...|
|2/2/2011 - According to the American Diabetes Association 23.6 million Americans (7.8% of the population) have diabetes and another 57 million people (18.8%) have insulin-resistant pre-diabetes. The vast majority of diabetes is the type II variety known as degenerative diabetes. Research has shown that degenerative...|
|1/10/2011 - Resveratrol is a natural nutrient found most notably in the skin of red grapes, and quercetin is a prominent compound in apples and onions. Research continues to mount providing evidence that these protective nutrients can help squelch the flames of systemic inflammation that are at the root of many...|
|12/8/2010 - Many people who have never had a weight problem suddenly find themselves with extra stomach fat in middle age. For forty and fifty year olds, it is often a lot harder to lose this fat than it is for younger people. This article is a reminder as to why this is the case and what can be done to reduce...|
|7/12/2010 - According to the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDKD), insulin resistance is a condition in which the pancreas eventually can't keep up with the body's demand for insulin (a hormone that helps the body use glucose for energy). Eventually, an excess of glucose builds...|
|3/12/2010 - High-dose vitamin D supplements may help increase the body's sensitivity to the blood sugar-regulating hormone insulin, thus reducing the risk of diabetes, researchers have found.
Insulin resistance (or insensitivity) occurs when the body's tissues stop responding as strongly to the presence of insulin....|
|12/7/2009 - Although a number of studies have recently implicated a synthetic form of insulin in an increased risk of cancer, the FDA has urged patients to keep taking the drug.
"Based on the currently available data, the FDA recommends that patients should not stop taking their insulin therapy without consulting...|
|12/1/2009 - With all the worries, debate and near hysteria over rising healthcare costs in the U.S., it might be time to face the fact we bring most illness on ourselves by eating junk diets, failing to exercise and avoiding sunshine. A case in point: diabetes has reached epidemic proportions with type 2 caused...|
|11/5/2009 - Of all the trace minerals, chromium may be the most beneficial to diabetes patients. It's an insulin potentiator, so it makes the body's own insulin production go further.
If you have diabetes or blood sugar disorders, you need to know about chromium. We've assembled a large collection of quotes...|
|10/5/2009 - When it comes to health care reform in America, if we hope to make real progress, we've got to consider safe, affordable solutions that really work to prevent disease. There's hardly a better example of this than cinnamon and its ability to help regulate blood sugar and prevent diabetes.
|9/11/2009 - Mike: Hi everybody. I'm here with Kirt Tyson today. How are you doing today, Kirt?
Kirt: I'm doing wonderful, and I'm glad to be here.
Mike: Now, just the fact that you are here is quite amazing in itself. You had quite a journey to get here and get on the raw foods lifestyle. Can you tell us...|
|8/17/2009 - It may sound like something out of the latest science fiction blockbuster, but Syndrome X is not some super-villain dreamed up in a Hollywood studio. It's a very real health condition we all need to take seriously. Medical authorities estimate that as many as one in three Americans live with Syndrome...|
|7/25/2009 - The link between diabetes and sugar is so strong that it may sound strange to hear a healthy fat like coconut oil can have a profound effect on the disease. This amazing oil may in fact be the most vital key in managing the way sugar impacts your body. For diabetics and others with health problems related...|
|6/13/2009 - This interview is an excerpt from Kevin Gianni's Rawkathon, which can be found at http://www.Rawkathon.com. In this excerpt, Victoria Boutenko shares on facing multiple health crises head on with a raw food lifestyle.
Rawkathon with Victoria Boutenko, is part of a raw food family and is the author...|
|6/9/2009 - Long known for its beneficial effects on blood sugar, chromium (Cr) has most recently been tied to cognitive health as well. In May of 2009, scientists from the USDA and the Medical College of Georgia reported that Cr supplementation helped prevent Alzheimer`s disease in rodents. In humans, Alzheimer`s...|
|3/9/2009 - Some researchers and doctors are now saying Alzheimer's Disease (AD) is the new diabetes. Beware of any pharmaceutical claims and check the dietary hints at the end of this article first. Though there are similarities between the two disorders, it's too soon to jump to any drugs to prevent AD. Much...|
|1/15/2009 - Natural chemicals contained in black tea might mimic insulin's effects in the body and help protect against diabetes, according to a study conducted by researchers from Dundee University and the Scottish Crop Research Institute, and published in the journal Aging Cell.
"There is definitely something...|
|1/13/2009 - People of today are seeking quality of life, in the midst of a polluted world, an onslaught of chemicals, and a medical establishment educated to reflect corporate interests rather than the interests of patients. They live in a country where the number one gross national product is stress. On top of...|
|1/11/2009 - Metabolic Syndrome X may be one of the most common and overlooked diseases to strike Americans. No, this is not a deadly new strain of virus or even cancer. Metabolic Syndrome X is a disease that is caused by the human body's inability to utilize foods that are consumed. Recent projections are that...|
|1/6/2009 - People of today are seeking quality of life, in the midst of a polluted world, an onslaught of chemicals, and a medical establishment educated to reflect corporate interests rather than the interests of patients. They live in a country where the number one gross national product is stress. On top of...|
|12/15/2008 - While cholesterol and saturated fat are often blamed as the cause of heart disease and heart attacks, new studies indicate high blood sugar and insulin also have a considerable impact on a person's risk for developing heart disease. Many diabetics are aware that they are at an increased risk for heart...|
|11/20/2008 - This interview is an excerpt from Kevin Gianni's Renegade Roundtable, which can be found at http://www.RenegadeRoundtable.com. In this excerpt, Dr. Doug Graham shares on fats, sugars and the body.
Renegade Roundtable with Dr. Doug Graham is a lifetime athlete and 27-year raw fooder. He's been an...|
|11/18/2008 - Inside chlorophyll is the lamp of life and that lamp is magnesium. The capture of light energy from the sun is magnesium dependent. Magnesium is bound as the central atom of the porphyrin ring of the green plant pigment chlorophyll. Magnesium is the element that causes plants to be able to convert light...|
|11/14/2008 - On Wednesday, November 6, 2008, US health officials notified doctors and patients of a recall of insulin syringes. The FDA is aware of this recall. The ReliON single use syringes are manufactured by Tycol Healthcare Group LP (Covidien)and could pose a serious risk of insulin overdose to patients using...|
|11/13/2008 - Adding to the long list of recent recalls, people with diabetes using ReliOnŽ insulin syringes should check their boxes. On November 5, 2008, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Website publicized notice of the ReliOnŽ Insulin Syringe Recall. The syringes being recalled from lot number 8133900 are...|
|10/27/2008 - We all know the advertisements where celebrities sport the milk mustache and ask `Got Milk?`. However studies suggest that a more accurate question would be: `Got milk? Got acne?` This article explores how hormones and allergenic proteins in milk could contribute to acne.
At least three large-scale...|
|9/29/2008 - More than a thousand diabetic teenagers have been injured and more than a dozen killed through the use of insulin pumps, according to a study conducted by researchers from the FDA and published in the journal Pediatrics.
The researchers reviewed all adverse event reports for the medical devices among...|
|9/3/2008 - Amid the many health problems facing America today, two prominent problems are thrust into the forefront: obesity and diabetes. With soaring rates of obesity and diabetes reaching number six on the Centers for Disease Control's Causes of Death in the United States list, the time has come to really take...|
|9/3/2008 - In an attempt to delve more fully into the background and origins of insulin resistance, it has been shown that this condition can be very serious, ultimately ending up in type II diabetes, but what can be done to resolve this issue? That is the question that will be analyzed in this, the final chapter...|
|9/3/2008 - In the previous article, the causes of insulin resistance were examined. This part will deal with how obesity and insulin resistance are connected, if they are. One very obvious sign that someone might use to determine if they are insulin resistant, outside of the previously mentioned blood tests in...|
|9/3/2008 - In the previous installment of this series, Diabetes 101, we saw just exactly what type II diabetes is, how it is diagnosed, and how it relates to insulin resistance. In part 2, we are going to examine the causes of insulin resistance.
As more is known about insulin, diabetes, and insulin resistance,...|
|8/27/2008 - Milk thistle has long been a staple of natural healers who use it to promote liver health. Taken as a spring and fall tonic, milk thistle strengthens the liver, protects liver cells from incoming toxins and allows it to process and release toxins that are already there. It also acts as an anti-depressant,...|
|8/11/2008 - A night of disturbed and shallow sleep can lead to insulin resistance that may increase the risk of developing diabetes, according to a study conducted by researchers from the University of Chicago and published in the Proceedings of the National Academy Of Sciences.
Researchers monitored nine healthy...|
|7/25/2008 - Medical science has discovered how sensitive the insulin receptor sites are to chemical poisoning. Metals such as cadmium, mercury, arsenic, lead, fluoride and possibly aluminum may play a role in the actual destruction of beta cells through stimulating an auto-immune reaction to them after they have...|
|4/24/2008 - Diabetes is a metabolic disorder in which blood-sugar (glucose) levels are above normal "either the body doesn`t produce enough of the hormone insulin, which breaks down sugar in the blood, or it cannot utilize its own insulin properly. Diabetes can cause serious health complications including blindness,...|
|3/14/2008 - This is an excerpt from Dr. Doug Graham's interview for the Raw Summit, a complete interview encyclopedia of cutting edge living and raw food knowledge. You can find the complete transcripts and audios at (http://www.RawSummitArchives.com) and (www.RawSummitArchives.com) . In this excerpt, Dr. Doug...|
|3/3/2008 - Hyperinsulinemia may promote mammary carcinogenesis. Insulin resistance has been linked to an increased risk of breast cancer and is also characteristic of type 2 diabetes. Diabetes and cancer are both expanding almost exponentially in the world today and can in part be traced to the increasing radiation...|
|2/14/2008 - The biggest epidemic in America hasn't come from birds, Asia, or germs. It's caused by the food you put in your mouth, and it has already affected some 70 to 100 million American adults. Doctors refer to the condition as metabolic syndrome, Syndrome X, or insulin-resistance syndrome - or, increasingly,...|
|12/30/2007 - The following is part five of an interview between Mike Adams and Dr. Hand Liers, the chief formulator of products sold by Health Products Distributors, Inc. (HPDI) (www.IntegratedHealth.com). To see all parts of this interview, search this site for "Dr. Hank Liers."
Dr. Liers: I feel our animals...|
|12/7/2007 - It's an interesting question and if you began insulin treatment in the last 20 years, it's likely that your doctor didn't ask, "do you prefer genetically modified insulin or natural insulin?". For Pete's sake, even restaurants ask if you want bottled or tap water. When you're stabbing the hormone into...|
|9/28/2006 - A new study appearing in today's New England Journal of Medicine indicates that a procedure involving transplants of insulin-making cells into patients with type 1 diabetes provides only temporary relief from the need for insulin shots.
The study involved 36 patients with severe type 1 diabetes --...|
|9/18/2006 - Howard Hughes Medical Institute researchers have discovered a molecular link between a high-fat, Western-style diet, and the onset of type 2 diabetes. In studies in mice, the scientists showed that a high-fat diet disrupts insulin production, resulting in the classic signs of type 2 diabetes. ...|
|6/20/2006 - New research indicates that citrus peel extract containing polymethoxylated flavones (PMFs) may help prevent diabetes. In a study published in the journal of "Life Sciences" (Vol. 79, pp. 365-373), lead author Rachel Li reports that the extract significantly reduced serum triglycerides (TG) and cholesterol...|
|6/1/2006 - When I first heard the news about the clinical results of Jon Barron's Glucotor formula, I was ecstatic. Having interviewed Jon Barron several times and recommended many of his products, I know that Barron is a genuine pioneer in the field of nutritional medicine. He's always ahead of the curve, formulating...|
|6/2/2005 - You may want to think twice before eating your next sandwich on white bread. Studies show that alloxan, the chemical that makes white flour look "clean" and "beautiful," destroys the beta cells of the pancreas. That's right; you may be devastating your pancreas and putting yourself at risk for diabetes,...|
|6/1/2005 - The American Diabetes Association (ADA) recently announced a three-year, multi-million dollar alliance with Cadbury Schweppes Americas Beverages (CSAB) to help combat obesity and diabetes in America by stressing the importance of making smart nutritional choices.
According to an ADA press release...|
|2/8/2005 - Mike: Does this philosophy of naturopathy stand at odds with much of what's going on in the pharmaceutical industry today, which is "sell more drugs no matter what"?
Dr. Pizzorno: Very much so. You mentioned the gold standard in the pharmaceutical industry, and this is from their own literature;...|
|10/24/2004 - In parts 1 and 2 of this article series, we talked about how dietary sugars (white flour, corn syrup, table sugar, etc.) alter blood sugar levels and how the body tries to regulate blood sugar through glycogen storage, insulin secretion and body fat creation.
In this third and final part, we're exploring...|
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|10/19/2004 - A reader asks: "I have tried just about every kind of medicine to keep my sugar down, but my doctor insisted I start on insulin and take five other medicines as well. I have tried exercise and walking, but nothing really helps. Do you have any advice?"
There are a lot of good answers to this sort...|
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