3 Nutrition Tips Every Type 2 Diabetic Should Know About

If you are dealing with type 2 diabetes, you know that you need to be extra careful about what you feed your body. You understand that you are what you eat— what you consume has a direct impact on how you function and feel during the day. If you don’t provide your body with the right nutrients, you may find …

High Blood Sugar Linked to Increased Risk of Alzheimer’s Disease

Alzheimer’s disease – what’s high blood sugar got to do with it? A lot actually!1 The idea that chronic or uncontrolled high blood sugar increases your chances of developing Alzheimer’s disease is not breaking news. However, only until recently have we been able to actually understand why this connection occurs. Thanks to a like-minded group of progressive researchers and doctors, …

Pesticides May Be Causing Your Thyroid Disease

As more and more people are being diagnosed with thyroid problems, it’s hard not to question why and what is causing this uptrend? Many researchers and medical professionals will tell you science is just getting better at detecting the signs and symptoms of thyroid disease. However, other factors that play into a person’s risk for thyroid dysfunction, like stress, radiation, …

Artificial Beta Cells Show Promising Results for Diabetes Treatment

A recent study has revealed some promising data for those suffering from diabetes. Researchers from the University of North Carolina and NC State have developed artificial cells that automatically release insulin into the bloodstream when glucose levels rise. These “artificial beta cells” (AβCs) mimic the functions of the body’s natural glucose-controllers, the insulin-secreting beta cells of the pancreas. The loss …