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How Many Grams Of Carbs Can I Eat Per Day?

Posted by:Dr. Brian Mowll

Hey, it’s Dr Brian, Mowll the diabetes coach, and I’m back today with another episode of on call with Dr. Mowll. Today’s question comes from Candy and she asks, how many carbs is okay for one day? Well, that’s a great question. Candy, a simple question it may seem, but actually much more complex than it seems on the surface….

The Benefits of Cardiovascular Exercise for Blood Sugar Health

Posted by:Dr. Brian Mowll

Exercise is important for all people who want to maintain a heathy body, but it’s particularly important for those with type 2 diabetes. Daily exercise, as well as following a healthy, low carb meal plan, should be part of your treatment plan so that you may maintain your blood glucose levels. Controlling your blood sugar levels so they consistently stay…

Eat Your Water

Posted by:Dr. Brian Mowll

Our body is made up of about 80% water. Each day we lose a good amount of this water from urination, sweat, and exhalation, so it’s important that we replenish to keep our body running optimally. For instance, water is essential for keeping all of the delicate tissues in the mouth, eyes and nose moist. Water helps to lubricate our…

Nutrition Bars: Healthy Treat Or Expensive Junk

Posted by:Dr. Brian Mowll

Are you someone who typically “burns the candle at both ends?” Would you say your health and physique are important to you? If you answered “yes” to both of these questions, chances are you’ve been known to toss a nutrition bar into your pocket or purse before running out the door. Nutrition bars are advertised as a convenient way to…

What Is The Fasting Mimicking Diet?

Posted by:Dr. Brian Mowll

Chances are you’ve heard that fasting offers numerous health benefits, from boosting the immune system to weight loss to improving insulin sensitivity. But while many people want the benefits of fasting, not many welcome the idea of going without food for long periods of time. But what if there was a way you could gain the benefits of a fast…

Why The Hemoglobin A1c Test Is So Important

Posted by:Dr. Brian Mowll

The Hemoglobin A1c test sounds like something you would have had to take back in AP bio class, but it’s actually a fairly common blood test. Your doctor may even have suggested you have one done in the past. The A1c can be used to determine whether someone is diabetic or pre-diabetic based on the amount of sugar in the…

What Are The Causes Of Insulin Resistance

Posted by:Dr. Brian Mowll

Insulin is an important hormone in our body that is responsible for controlling how much sugar remains in our blood after we eat something. Insulin is made by the pancreas exclusively and its most important job is to remove glucose (from carbohydrates in food as well as the sugar release by the liver) away from the blood and feeds it…

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