Insulin Resistance and Chronic Pain

Important Points: Fibromyalgia Chronic pain hemoglobin A1c insulin resistance Insulin Resistance and Chronic Pain An estimated 10 million adults in the United States live with fibromyalgia — a condition that causes pain throughout the body often to the point where it’s difficult to function. Could the key to understanding and treating fibromyalgia and other chronic pain involve… Continue reading Insulin Resistance and Chronic Pain

What Is Diabesity, And How To Reverse It

If you are like most people you are probably thinking that I have confused diabetes for diabesity, or you are probably wondering whether I intended to say obesity. You are not so far away from the truth as diabesity is a modern disease that links obesity with type 2 diabetes. Diabesity should be a concern… Continue reading What Is Diabesity, And How To Reverse It

What Exactly Is Insulin Resistance?

Insulin is a vital hormone that controls the levels of sugar in our bodies. In a nutshell, it removes excess glucose from the blood through a process known as glycogenesis. However, problems with insulin are at the heart of many medical conditions. Insulin resistance occurs when your cells stop responding to insulin. This means that… Continue reading What Exactly Is Insulin Resistance?

The Secret To Becoming A Type 2 Diabetic

Obesity, Prediabetes, and Diabetes Type 2 are associated with most of the diseases of modern society (cardiovascular/cerebrovascular disease, cancer, Alzheimer’s disease). These are all metabolic dysfunctions related to the malnutrition of overconsumption which leads to metabolic inflammation, or metal inflammation. This series of articles provides a recipe on how to make a healthy society, and… Continue reading The Secret To Becoming A Type 2 Diabetic

The Carnivore Diet: 8 Reasons Why It Works

The carnivore diet is one of the most controversial diets yet. Its followers, however, are very categorical about the immense benefits it brings to their health and wellbeing. What about it makes it work? This article looks at its key proponents in an attempt to find out why it is effective, where some other diets… Continue reading The Carnivore Diet: 8 Reasons Why It Works

Should People With Diabetes Try The Carnivore Diet?

The diabetes state of affairs has taken the world by storm. With easy to access processed foods and a sedentary lifestyle, obesity has become all too common. As in many chronic diseases, people are always looking for a cure. Though many diabetics are often under treatment, it is well understood that conventional medicine only manages… Continue reading Should People With Diabetes Try The Carnivore Diet?

Reversing Diabetes; What Does and Doesn’t Work

About 30 million people in the US have diabetes, of these; about one 8 million don’t know that they have it. Early diagnosis of diabetes can help in the treatment and possibly reversal of diabetes. But what is diabetes reversal? Diabetes reversal is similar to long-term diabetes remission. As much as it is not a… Continue reading Reversing Diabetes; What Does and Doesn’t Work

Refined Grains, Insulin Resistance and Type 2 Diabetes

Flour is hard to avoid during meal times. Breakfast options mainly consist of toast, bagels, cereal, and pancakes. A convenient lunch is sandwiches, wraps, pasta or pizza. Dinner might come with its own temptations too. As a result, the average American now eats 10 servings of refined grains each day. What effect do these refined… Continue reading Refined Grains, Insulin Resistance and Type 2 Diabetes

Does Chronic Over Nutrition Play A Role In Metabolic Inflammation?

We have been looking at metabolic inflammation and its role in the development of obesity, diabetes and other chronic diseases. Does overnutrition contribute to metabolic inflammation? How? Some background on overnutrition…. It is estimated that by 2020, two-thirds of the global burden of the disease will be due to chronic non-communicable diseases, most of which… Continue reading Does Chronic Over Nutrition Play A Role In Metabolic Inflammation?

Metabolic Signals And Innate Immune Activation In Obesity

The interplay between immunity, inflammation, and metabolic changes is a growing field of research. Exciting new evidence is emerging with regard to their role in the regulation of metabolism and the activation of inflammatory pathways during the progression of metabolic disorders such as Type 2 Diabetes and Atherosclerosis. The innate immune system The innate immune… Continue reading Metabolic Signals And Innate Immune Activation In Obesity