Category Archives: Diabetes

Is The Ketogenic Diet Safe for People with Diabetes?

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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…

Breaking the Sugar Addiction

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 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…

Can Cholesterol Drugs Cause Diabetes?

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For every prescription drug that is developed and offers benefits to patients, there are those that also pose significant risks. Physicians must always weigh the benefits to risks in order to make informed decisions as to whether a particular medication should be used for treatment. Recent findings suggest statins, a class of prescription drug used…

To Drink or Not to Drink

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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…

Why Diabetes Is So Dangerous

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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…

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