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4 03, 2018

Weight Loss

By | March 4th, 2018|Diet, Health, Manage Diabetes, Nutrition|0 Comments

It seems as weight loss is on everyone’s “to-do“ list. Weight control is especially important for those with type 2 diabetes.    The longer a person has a high body mass index the greater their risk of developing type 2 diabetes. Losing weight and keeping it off is possible but not always easy.  Doing so [...]

24 02, 2018

The Medtronic 670G Hybrid Closed Loop System

By | February 24th, 2018|Diabetes, Manage Diabetes|0 Comments

The Medtronic 670G Hybrid Closed Loop system is a technological breakthrough. The system allows constant monitoring of blood sugar levels and adjustment. This is the first system to feature automatic real-time adjustment allowing users greater flexibility and control then they have ever had before. The pump automatically adjusts to high or low blood sugar levels, [...]

28 10, 2016

Freestyle Libre continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) device

By | October 28th, 2016|Diabetes, Diabetes Medications, Health, Manage Diabetes|Comments Off on Freestyle Libre continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) device

HEADS UP! Did you know that we were the very first office in the United States to obtain the Freestyle Libre for our patients! You can say we are "AHEAD" of the game!               Please share if you know someone who would benefit from this new continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) device.

15 10, 2016

Yo-Yo Dieting

By | October 15th, 2016|Diet, Health, Nutrition, Wellness|0 Comments

“Yo-yo dieting” also referred to as “weight cycling” or “crash dieting” are terms used to describe the extremely restrictive dieting method used by those who wish to lose those pesky pounds as quickly as possible. These types of dieting habits cannot be maintained long term as they are just as unrealistic as they are unhealthy. [...]

10 10, 2016

Why is eating enough protein so important?

By | October 10th, 2016|Diet, Health, Nutrition, Wellness|0 Comments

Protein is responsible for maintaining you muscle mass, which is critical for maintaining your metabolic rate. It is also especially important after exercise because your muscle fibers are being broken down. For your muscle to grow and heal properly, a diet of adequate is required. Protein stabilizes blood sugar levels. Although insulin levels are required [...]

18 12, 2014

What Sugar Does to Your Body

By | December 18th, 2014|Diabetes, Diet, Nutrition, Wellness|0 Comments

The instant something sweet touches your tongue, your taste buds direct-message your brain: deee-lish. Your noggin's reward system ignites, unleashing dopamine. Meanwhile, the sugar you swallowed lands in your stomach, where it's diluted by digestive juices and shuttled into your small intestine. Enzymes begin breaking down every bit of it into two types of molecules: glucose [...]

17 07, 2014

Can you stomach this?

By | July 17th, 2014|Diabetes, Diet, Exercise, Nutrition, Wellness|0 Comments

When I was in medical school people used to talk about “juvenile” or adult-onset” diabetes, as if there was somehow a magic age divide for those two types of diabetes. Oh boy, how did that picture change over the years! The age designation disappeared in 1979 as it was realized that your age by itself [...]

10 06, 2014

New study to identify individuals are at highest risk for cardiovascular disease and diabetes

By | June 10th, 2014|Diet, Health, Nutrition, Wellness|0 Comments

A new study has shown that combining 2 ways of assessing a person's size —body mass index (BMI) and waist-to-height ratio (WHtR) —may be a better way of identifying which overweight and obese individuals are at highest risk for cardiovascular disease and diabetes than either measurement alone. The work was reported at the 2014 European [...]