9 07, 2020

COVID-19 and Diabetes

By |2020-07-09T19:26:53-04:00July 9th, 2020|Diabetes, Health, Wellness|0 Comments

With the emergence of COVID-19, there has been an endless surge of warnings and speculations about how the virus affects those with underlying conditions. Diabetes has been mentioned as a condition that puts people at an increased risk for developing the severe symptoms associated with COVID-19. While it is easy to say that diabetes as [...]

4 03, 2018

Weight Loss

By |2018-03-19T15:05:29-04:00March 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 [...]

28 10, 2016

Freestyle Libre continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) device

By |2017-01-08T12:52:43-05:00October 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 |2018-03-20T08:22:30-04:00October 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 |2018-03-20T08:22:44-04:00October 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 [...]

10 06, 2014

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

By |2017-01-08T12:52:43-05:00June 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 [...]

10 03, 2014

Do you want more options for treatment of diabetes? Join a research study at GDI!

By |2014-03-10T10:25:54-04:00March 10th, 2014|Diabetes Medications, Health, Manage Diabetes|0 Comments

Everyone asks for new, better, safer medications for treatment of their diabetes. However, do you realize the only way new options can make it to the market is for the FDA (which regulates all drugs and medical devices in the U.S.) to approve them. In order for FDA to consider that, in turn, the makers [...]