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Sometimes it is not about Diabetes

By Mark E. Welch, AS, CPhT, Columnist Sometimes it is not about Diabetes Sometimes. diabetes takes a back seat. People in our lives undergo much more traumatic problems than being diagnosed with diabetes. Is being diagnosed with a disease such as diabetes traumatic?  You bet it is. However, what if your mother is diagnosed with…

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Diabetes and Lactose Intolerance

By Mark E. Welch, AS, CPhT Diabetes and Lactose Intolerance Diabetes and Lactose Intolerance.  It has come to my attention that I have a problem holding down milk products. I do not drink milk, ice cream or any other dairy products per say. However, after learning that Pasteurized Heavy cream has no carbs and literally…

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bipolar disorder and type 2 diabetes

Type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) rates are three times higher in patients with bipolar disorder (BD), compared to the general population. Bipolar disorder and type 2 diabetes.  This is a major contributing factor to the elevated risk of cardiovascular mortality, the leading cause of death in bipolar patients. There may be shared pathophysiology linking the…

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How to Reverse Type 2 Diabetes

Learn the lifestyle changes that can get rid of your type 2 diabetes. By Matt McMillen Reviewed by John A. Seibel, MD How to Reverse Type 2 Diabetes.  Type 2 diabetes can’t be cured, but it can be reversed by eating right and exercising regularly. Do what Karen Parrish, 53, did: Take control of your…

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Sports Nutrition for Athletes with Type 1 Diabetes: Interplay of Diet, Insulin Therapy, and Exercise

By: Christopher D. Jensen, PhD, MPH, RD Nutrition & Epidemiology Researcher Sports Nutrition for Athletes with Type 1 Diabetes: Interplay of Diet, Insulin Therapy, and Exercise. Diabetes directly impacts the fueling of muscles When training and competing, our metabolic machinery works in high gear to meet the energy demands of contracting muscles. Fuel sources include…

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Do Obese Patients Preempt Their Own Preventive Care?

By  Jennifer Shine Dyer, MD, MPH Do Obese Patients Preempt Their Own Preventive Care?  A study published recently in JAMA evaluated the quality of preventive medical care provided by physicians to obese patients.[1] This study was undertaken to address previous studies in which physicians openly admitted to having negative attitudes toward obese patients, with many…

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