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Type 2 diabetes

Artificial Sweeteners Threaten Your Health

Artificial Sweeteners Threaten Your Health

It seems self evident that consumption of sugar sweetened beverages would be associated with increased risk for type 2 diabetes (T2D). And in fact, this has been demonstrated in multiple studies. This is und...
Low Carb = Low Diabetes Risk

Low Carb = Low Diabetes Risk

Type 2 diabetes now affects some 26 million Americans. The mainstay of treatment remains pharmaceutical with an unfortunately small dedication to getting the word out that lifestyle changes, like diet and ex...
Take Steps Today to Reduce Your Risk Of Colon Cancer

Take Steps Today to Reduce Your Risk Of Colon Cancer

Colon cancer will afflict about 5% Americans – with close to 97,000 new cases diagnosed each year in this country. It is anticipated that there will be approximately 50,000 deaths attributed to colon cancer ...
Consumption of artificially and sugar-sweetened beverages and incident type 2 diabetes

Consumption of artificially and sugar-sweetened beverages and incident type 2 diabetes

Reduction In The Incidence Of Type 2 Diabetes With Lifestyle  Intervention Or Metformin

Reduction In The Incidence Of Type 2 Diabetes With Lifestyle Intervention Or Metformin

Diabetes and Dementia Risk

Diabetes and Dementia Risk

Over the past several years I have been calling attention to the profound relationship that exists between elevation of blood sugar and risk for developing dementia. This evolving body of knowledge stems fro...
Higher glucose levels associated with lower memory and reduced hippocampal microstructure

Higher glucose levels associated with lower memory and reduced hippocampal microstructure

Preventing Alzheimer’s and Other Brain Illnesses

Preventing Alzheimer’s and Other Brain Illnesses

One of the main premises of Grain Brain, and much of my work, is preventing Alzheimer's disease. You actually have the ability to make changes in your lifestyle choices to prevent Alzheimer's. In a recent ar...
Guidelines Ease Up on Glycemic Control for Some Patients With Type 2 Diabetes

Guidelines Ease Up on Glycemic Control for Some Patients With Type 2 Diabetes

Effects of Initiating Insulin and Metformin on Glycemic Control and Inflammatory Biomarkers Among Patients With Type 2 Diabetes

Effects of Initiating Insulin and Metformin on Glycemic Control and Inflammatory Biomarkers Among Patients With Type 2 Diabetes