Maybe you have insulin resistance and you're wondering what the difference between type 1 and type 2 diabetes is? Maybe you've been told you have high blood sugar or high a1c and you're confused about type 1 vs type 2 diabetes? Maybe you've been diagnosed with type 2 diabetes … [Read more...] about Type 1 vs Type 2 Diabetes: What’s The Difference?
I did my Nutrition Masters thesis surrounding the topic of heart disease and inflammation. I really wanted to do it on a topic directly related to diabetes, but at the time this project was the closest thing available. Inflammation is involved in most conditions, including … [Read more...] about Busting The Myths About Foods High In ‘Bad’ Cholesterol!!
It is very important to keep a rein on blood sugar as best as you can. But one of the things that people often get into a panic about is their morning blood sugar. Shouldn't it be lower in the morning? Not higher? If you're confused you're not alone and if you missed my last … [Read more...] about Do You Have A Problem With High Blood Sugar In The Morning? Try this…
I find it truly amazing that most doctors don't automatically send people for a blood test for insulin resistance. Why am I amazed? Because insulin resistance is a precursor for the development of type 2 diabetes and it's often present for up to 10 years before an 'official' … [Read more...] about Pre-diabetes/ Insulin Resistance Test
Insulin Insulin is a hormone released from the pancreas, one of the body's endocrine organs. The body is truly fascinating the way it works because there is a neural network in the pancreas and digestive tract that coordinate insulin release. Insulin helps to regulate blood … [Read more...] about Insulin and Insulin Resistance
I got interested in the role of inflammation in the development of disease when I was doing my Masters in Nutrition. Since then my interest hasn't ceased because personally I find it an incredibly interesting topic (I hope you will too).I believe that if you want to get the best … [Read more...] about Inflammation and Diabetes