Covid-19 and Diabetes Connection

Covid-19 and Diabetes Connection

I was just reading an article in Reuters and had to share with you the alarming statistics from a new government study led by Jonathan Wortham, a CDC epidemiologist. According to the article, “The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention analyzed more...
Metformin and Diabetes PREVENTION

Metformin and Diabetes PREVENTION

Metformin, along with lifestyle changes, is a common medication used to treat most people with newly diagnosed Type 2 Diabetes unless contraindicated. It has also been found to significantly lower risks of developing Type 2 Diabetes in certain populations. A clinical...
The Connection Between Sleep and Type 2 Diabetes

The Connection Between Sleep and Type 2 Diabetes

Type 2 Diabetes and prediabetes are on the rise! The CDC recently released the 2020 National Diabetes Statistics Report. Unfortunately, the prevalence of both Type 2 Diabetes and prediabetes have increased. Type 2 Diabetes in adults ages 18 and older in the US...
Insulin Resistance and Your Future Health

Insulin Resistance and Your Future Health

Insulin Resistance, a term you may or may not have heard before, has been shown to lead to a multitude of serious health conditions. To lower your risks, it is important to first understand the role of insulin in the body, what leads to insulin resistance, prevention...
Aging and Diabetes

Aging and Diabetes

Diabetes is a serious health condition in the aging population. According to the American Diabetes Association (ADA) “approximately twenty-five percent of people over the age of 65 have Diabetes and that number is expected to increase significantly in the coming...