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Vegetarian Diet Great for Type 2 Diabetes

Vegetarian Diet Great for Type 2 Diabetes

Posted by on Jul 8, 2018 in Blog, Diabetes mellitus, Hypertension, Stroke | 0 comments

Critical benefits may be had from eating a vegetarian diet for people living with type 2 diabetes, a recent meta-analysis of randomized control trials* indicates. Published in Clinical Nutrition,  the meta-analysis of nine studies involved over 600 participants taking insulin, oral glucose lowering drugs, lipid-lowering medications or medications to...

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What’s For Dinner? Coping with Diabetes with Meal Makeovers

What’s For Dinner?  Coping with Diabetes with Meal Makeovers

Posted by on Jan 11, 2018 in Blog, Diabetes mellitus | 1 comment

Looking for new ways to deal with what to serve yourself or your family is complicated by diabetes.  In Carbohydrates: Why We Love Carb Counting (and You Should Too!) and Be Confident! Face Carb Counting  Positively, we introduced carbohydrates and how to deal with them.  Today we are going to share an infographic from Diabetes Forecast: The Healthy...

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Reversing a Type 2 Diabetes Diagnosis With Diet?

Reversing a Type 2 Diabetes Diagnosis With Diet?

Posted by on Dec 18, 2017 in Blog, Diabetes mellitus | 7 comments

Both lifestyle (the amount of sleep you get at night, amount of exercise, your levels of stress and the foods you consume) as well as genetics play a role in the development of Type 2 diabetes.  People can be overweight and yet never develop Type 2 diabetes or they can be be thin and develop Type 2.  A genetic predisposition is part of the equation.  But...

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Over 13 Facts About Bones-Medivizor

Over 13 Facts About Bones-Medivizor

Posted by on May 31, 2017 in Blog | 1 comment

We don’t think about them but our bones give our bodies, our internal organs and our muscles, structure and protection.  Your skeleton is the birthplace of blood cells.  And it store minerals that are essential to life.   What Mom Never Told You About Osteoporosis! is a post that describes the composition of bones.  Here is a cross section of a...

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Vitamin D A-Day Keeps the Doctor Away

Vitamin D A-Day Keeps the Doctor Away

Posted by on Mar 8, 2017 in Blog | 0 comments

Though this title might seem flippant, there is evidence that Vitamin D supplements may help you get fewer pesky colds and flu. In a recent article published in The BMJ, researchers conducted a meta-analysis on randomized control trials.  Backing up, to do a meta-analysis, researchers find already published articles that fit a specific criteria, in this...

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For the New Year: Get Support and Be Supportive

For the New Year: Get Support and Be Supportive

Posted by on Dec 29, 2016 in Blog | 0 comments

Did you eat  a few too many cookies or sufganiyots over the holidays? New Year’s Resolutions If you are like most people, you gained a few pounds.  So, right before 2017 rolls in, you’re dreading the New Year’s resolutions you’ll have to make. A study in the journal Obesity can give you some direction in how to go about this...

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5 Facts You Probably Didn’t Know About Your Liver

5 Facts You Probably Didn’t Know About Your Liver

Posted by on Dec 17, 2016 in Blog | 1 comment

Remember the character “Rocky,”the boxer in those movies.  He was the “comeback kid.”  Now, think about your liver… Did You Know that…? …if 75% of your liver were removed and 25% left, that 25% could regenerate a full size liver in 8 to 15 days?  Your new liver would reorganize itself over the course of a few...

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Medivizor Honored: Top 15 Diabetes Blogs!

Medivizor Honored:  Top 15 Diabetes Blogs!

Posted by on Oct 21, 2016 in Blog, Diabetes mellitus | 1 comment

Medivizor has been named one of the Top 15 Diabetes Blogs on the web by Feedspot.  The ranking is based on Google reputation and Google search ranking Influence and popularity on Facebook, twitter and other social media sites Quality and consistency of posts. Feedspot’s editorial team and expert review Being one of the Top 15 Diabetes Blogs on the...

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Guest Post: Want a Peanut Butter Cookie? Gluten-free & Diabetes-Friendly Recipe

Guest Post:  Want a Peanut Butter Cookie?  Gluten-free & Diabetes-Friendly Recipe

Posted by on Oct 8, 2016 in Blog, Diabetes mellitus | 0 comments

Sweets People with diabetes deal with many myths.  One of them is that sugar causes diabetes.  This is not true for Type 1 diabetes.  For those with Type 2 diabetes, obesity is a contributing factor to its development.  However, the calories that lead to obesity can come from any source.  The only link that research has confirmed with regards to sugar,...

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Diabetes and Innovation: Insulin Pump + CGM = Artificial Pancreas

Diabetes and Innovation: Insulin Pump + CGM = Artificial Pancreas

Posted by on Jul 27, 2016 in Blog, Diabetes mellitus | 2 comments

E-health and mobile connectivity, coupled with powerful software, is hitting the diabetes community by storm.  It’s a whole new world out there in self-care for people with diabetes. Insulin Pumps Rather than giving yourself individual injections of insulin every time you need it, an insulin pump provides you with rapid or short acting insulin...

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6 Facts You Probably Didn’t Know About Your Kidneys

6 Facts You Probably Didn’t Know About Your Kidneys

Posted by on Mar 1, 2016 in Blog, Kidney stones, Urinary incontinence, Urinary tract infection | 5 comments

You eat a burger and drink lemonade.  Your digestive process breaks the proteins, fats and carbohydrates into smaller components that can be absorbed in the blood.   Waste products end up in the blood too.  Can you imagine what your blood would be like if there were no filters?   6 Facts about Kidneys Luckily, there are kidneys.   Kidneys are one...

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