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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 definite […]
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 […]
Metabolic Syndrome Info Graphic Needed
Risk factors, the following factors increase your chances of developing insulin resistance metabolic inflammation: Ethnicity may be a genetic factor or a lifestyle factor. All of these diseases are increased when you develop Insulin Resistance & Metabolic Inflammation Prevention: A healthy lifestyle prevents conditions that cause metabolic syndrome: Eat only when really hungry, don’t snack. […]
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 system […]
Metabolic Inflammation As A Cause Of Insulin Resistance
In previous articles, I have discussed the role of metabolic Inflammation in obesity and diabetes. Today, we will narrow down to the specifics of what insulin resistance is, its effects and how metabolic inflammation increases the chances of one developing it. What is Insulin resistance? Approximately 30% of Americans, and up to 50% in the […]
Metabolic Inflammation: What Is It?
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 […]