August 17, 2017 0

Is The Ketogenic Diet Safe for People with Diabetes?

Posted by:Dr. Brian Mowll

Is The Ketogenic Diet Safe for People with Diabetes? If you’ve been diagnosed with diabetes, chances are you’re looking for simple yet effective ways to control your blood sugar. And, if at all possible, without the use of daily shots or medications. As I’ve mentioned in earlier blog posts, exercise is one of the best natural ways to manage blood…

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August 13, 2017 0

Breaking the Sugar Addiction

Posted by:Dr. Brian Mowll

 The amount of sugar in the typical person’s diet over the past few decades has grown exponentially.  In fact, the average American consumes 140 pounds of processed sugar annually.  That adds up to 22 teaspoons per day for adults and 34 teaspoons per day for teenage boys!  Also, consider that the average American eats 133 pounds of processed white flour,…

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September 20, 2016 0

To Drink or Not to Drink

Posted by:Dr. Brian Mowll

One of the first questions I get from new clients is “can I (or really should I) drink alcohol?”  I can typically feel the fear surrounding the question as they await my answer.  After all, drinking is a way we humans celebrate those little or big things in life like birthdays and graduations and when our team wins the Super…

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September 7, 2016 0

Why Diabetes Is So Dangerous

Posted by:Dr. Brian Mowll

There’s a common saying in the diabetes community that diabetes won’t kill you, but it’s complications will.  Still, according to the American Diabetes Association, diabetes was the 7th leading cause of death in the United States in 2010, with over 69,000 death certificates listing it as the underlying cause of death. [1] Add to that the common complications, like cardiovascular disease,…

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August 15, 2016 0

Why Grazing Is a Bad Idea for people with Diabetes

Posted by:Dr. Brian Mowll

Myths abound. There’s the one about the Loch Ness Monster lurking in the cold, dark waters of the Scottish Highlands; the one about Big Foot skulking about the forests of the Pacific Northwest (and parts of Canada); and the Chupacabra, a goat-sucking monster said to live in parts of Latin America. But perhaps the biggest myth to come along in…

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