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What’s Your Sweet Spot for #Sleep?

TweetEverybody has a set number of hours they sleep. When I say “set”, I mean the number of hours you’d sleep if you didn’t have an alarm to wake you at a certain time. Mine’s about 10-hours but realistically I … Continue reading

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What Does #AddedSugar Mean to You?

TweetA majority of us don’t need to know every detail about everything. However, sometimes we need to be more informed to make better decisions. For example, added sugar isn’t a great thing for anybody, diabetes or not. In July 2018, nutrition labels … Continue reading

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#SugarKills Gets Attention: Good, Bad, and Ugly

TweetEverybody know sugar is sweet but when it accumulates in your blood, it turns ugly. Just how ugly elevated sugar gets is unsightly, which is why the picture campaign “Sugar Kills” gets people talking. High blood glucose is a not in … Continue reading

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Choosing A #Health Plan Is Like Choosing A #Mate

TweetIt sounds like speed dating but choosing a health insurance plan can be as impactful as finding the right partner. Choosing the wrong one could cost you a lot of money. The right one can help you live happily ever … Continue reading

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#RedWine Does Your #BloodSugar Good

TweetFor those of you who love the vino, especially the red one, this is a headline for you! Red wine can actually help improve Type 2 diabetes control. The study published in the Annals of Medicine, found that the beverage … Continue reading

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Are You One Of 144 Million Affected By #Diabetes? Thank You @Forbes!

TweetIt sounds crazy but the reality is that 50% of the US is affected by diabetes or pre-diabetes. Is it a surprise that half the population should take heed to this sobering news? The CDC has sited that 35% of … Continue reading

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The Splenda Effect

TweetIdeally, a nonnutritive sweetener should not evoke a metabolic response. However, a study published in Diabetes Care found that people who do not use the artificial sweetener sucralose, have an altered insulin response to the artificial sweetener. Dr. Yanina Pepino  speaks with us … Continue reading

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Marijuana Users Have Better bG Control

TweetStudies have found lower rates of obesity and diabetes in marijuana users compared with people who have never used marijuana. Researchers wanted to investigate the relationship between cannabinoids and metabolic processes to better understand this relationship. To date, no study … Continue reading

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