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Top Risk Factors for Diabetes Type 2

​Diabetes isn’t just a random occurrence. And you don’t catch it from strangers like other diseases. There are usually risk factors that lead to a diabetes diagnosis. You need to watch out for them.Family HistoryRisk factors differ between the two major types of diabetes. Type 1 has an autoimmune etiology and is not really preventable. […]

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Christ Walk: A 40-Day Spiritual Fitness Program Book Review

Did you start the year with New Year’s Resolutions?Many of us set goals to take better care of ourselves, get healthier, lose weight, eat better, manage our time, pray/meditate daily, stop cursing at fellow drivers, etc.Health goals in particular appear at the top of lists year after year. Why? Because they’re important to so many […]

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Diabetes Comfort Food Cookbook Book Review

A diabetes diagnosis doesn’t necessarily mean that you have to give up your favorite comfort foods. The American Diabetes Association has published an amazing collection of comfort food recipes that diabetics can enjoy each and every day. It’s written by Robyn Webb, M.S., an award-winning nutritionist.Webb writes a column and is the associate editor for […]

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Lower Your Blood Sugar Naturally

You’re eating better, exercising regularly, and sleeping. What else can you do? Here are a few herbs that can help you manage your blood glucose levels…Basil essential oils lower blood glucose, cholesterol and triglyceride levels.Cinnamon is a powerful antioxidant. It improves insulin sensitivity and slows stomach emptying timeCloves contain the antioxidants anthocyanin and quercetin. It […]

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Diabetes, Prediabetes and Stroke Risk

Have you seen that commercial for Jardiance where the Jardiance spokesperson tells people on the street that those with Type 2 diabetes are twice as likely to die from a cardiovascular event like a heart attack, or stroke? It’s true. And just like in the commercial, it turns out that many don’t realize just how serious diabetes […]

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Your Blood Pressure — An Important Update!

New Blood Pressure GuidelinesDid you know that new blood pressure guidelines were released 2 days ago?While you might not have been diagnosed with hypertension last week, this week may be a very different story.You May Now Have HypertensionIf your blood pressure is 130/80 you now have hypertension. That comes from the American Heart Association and […]

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