Finally, New Study Urges Personalized Medicine for Diabetes Treatment

It looks like conventional medical research is catching up to what we’ve known in functional medicine for years. The new study by researchers at the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard and Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) found that inherited genetic changes may set the foundation for a higher vulnerability to high blood sugar and the variability of how different patients …

New Study Reveals the Critical Importance of Vitamin D for Type 2 Diabetics

It’s old news that vitamin D deficiency is linked to countless chronic diseases, but a new study found that increasing this powerful nutrient can specifically improve the health of type 2 diabetics. Type 2 diabetes is a chronic condition that’s correlated with metabolic syndrome and cardiovascular disease, both of which are linked to excess inflammation and many other complications. That’s …

The 3 Hidden Forms of Diabetes That Your Doctor Never Told You About

Types 1 and 2 diabetes are well known and increasing diseases in Westernized cultures today! Type 1 diabetes indicates an autoimmune disorder in which a person’s immune system attacks and destroys the pancreatic beta cells that are responsible for insulin production. Type 2 diabetes indicates a non-autoimmune manifestation of insulin resistance and high blood sugar that leaves the body unable …

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 …

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 …