‘Diabetes’ Category

The Glycemic Index Revisited

More and more focus lately is on diets as a way to combat heart disease, diabetes and cancer. In response to this, researchers are looking not only at calories and fats, but also the differences in carbohydrates. Researchers noticed that blood sugars are affected by the way carbohydrates were digested. Slower digestion meant slower and… Read the Full Article

Take The Time To Care: Your Body Will Thank You

It is true that the world these days is full of naysayers. Butter has saturated fats. Margarine has trans fats. Sugar is high glycemic. Aspartame and sucralose are reported to cause a plethora of dangerous side effects. Farm-raised fish are laden with antibiotics, artificial colors and virtually no Omega-3 oils. Wild fish contain high levels… Read the Full Article

True Tales of a Diabetes Seminar

I recently had the opportunity to attend a seminar on Diabetes and the Diabetic Diet. I was amazed at the information, or I should say misinformation, that was presented. Misinformation: I learned that insulin was produced in the liver and stored in the pancreas. Reality: Insulin is produced in the pancreas, specifically in the islets… Read the Full Article

Diabetes Seminar Misinformation

I recently had the opportunity to attend a seminar on Diabetes and the Diabetic Diet. I was amazed at the information, or I should say misinformation, that was presented. Misinformation: I learned that insulin was produced in the liver and stored in the pancreas. Reality: Insulin is produced in the pancreas, specifically in the islets… Read the Full Article