Important Points: Gut bacteria Microbiota Type 2 Diabetes Is Diabetes linked to bacteria invading your colon? The gut has been called by many scientists as the second brain. Our brain regulates the intricate functions of our body autonomously while we go about our business. The same goes for our gastrointestinal system. Our GI is not… Continue reading Is Diabetes linked to bacteria invading your colon?
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
Diabetes reversal has become a subject of interest in many quarters; patients, clinicians, and researchers are looking for ways to nip this rising epidemic in the bud. And very soon, Big Pharma may be forced to take a harder look at their diabetes management approach. A recent study by the University of Cambridge is pointing… Continue reading Weight Loss and Diabetes Reversal; Study Results
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?
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
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
Type 2 diabetes is the most prevalent metabolic disease currently known to man. Its hallmarks are pancreatic beta-cell dysfunction and insulin resistance. The Reactive Oxygen Species (ROS) is a little-understood factor as far as the progression of Type 2 diabetes is concerned. Therefore, in this article, I will shed some light on what it is… Continue reading The Role Of Reactive Oxygen Species (ROS) In The Progression Of Type 2 Diabetes
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
A growing body of data shows that type 2 diabetes is at least in part rooted in inflammation. The higher a person’s body mass index, the more pro-inflammatory macrophages they have in their adipose tissue, and the higher their chances of developing T2D. In this article, we will highlight the emerging role of inflammation in… Continue reading What Is The Relationship Between Metabolic Inflammation And Type 2 Diabetes?
The modern diet contains a large number of simple sugars. From bread to donuts, to carbonated drinks to chocolate, cookies, and candy, everywhere you look, temptation abounds. The potential impact on the health of diets rich in free sugars, and particularly fructose, is of major concern. Does the sugar we take have an impact on… Continue reading Metabolic Inflammation: What Is It?