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Healthy Benefits Of Fast Foods?  NOT!!!
Love fast food?   yeah well I used to love digging into a nice hot and juicy burger with crispy hot fries and chasing it all down with an extra large diet soda after a good workout right?  Well these foods or better said lack of can make all the... Read more
Diabetes Mellitus

Diabetes Mellitus

Medical August 9, 2012

Diabetes Mellitus (DM), is most frequently referred to as just diabetes, covers a group of metabolic disorders involving the regulation of our blood glucose levels (blood sugar levels)…

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The Soft Drink Controversy Continues
There is a controversy stirring up in India as to whether harmful chemicals along with pesticides are really found in products made by the Coca-Cola Company.  An independent organization in New Delhi, India stated that aerated waters produced by soft drink manufacturers that goes for Pepsi as well, was... Read more
Study Finds Almonds Great Against Diabetes
Researchers have uncovered a technique to re-sensitize cells to the effects of insulin.  The miracle substance is an type of almond called sterculia foetida which contains sterculic oil and can aid those who have lost the ability to produce insulin and have developed insulin resistance.   Insulin acts like a... Read more
The Scoop on HFCS and non-alcoholic fatty liver disease
Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) has rushed across America and the world to become the most common liver disease and to this date over 30 million people have been afflicted with NAFLD which can lead to liver cancer, cirrhosis, and even liver failure. This disease does not derive from... Read more
Basil Great for Treating Diabetes
Ayurvedic herbs such as holy basil are great for keeping your blood sugar well balanced.  The holy basil plant contains essential oils that produce eugenol, methyl eugenol and caryophyllene which all stimulate the pancreas and cause it to naturally stimulate insulin production. This basil can normalize your blood sugar... Read more
Metabolic disorders and syndromes

Metabolic disorders are conditions in which the metabolic process in our body is malfunctioning. These disorders are classifed as either inherited metabolic disorders, like Tay-sach’s or PKU or metabolic syndromes, like type II diabetes, that occur because of damage to or disease of certain organs like the liver or pancreas…

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Medical June 15, 2012

Of the more than 100 different types of arthritis osteoarthritis (OA) is the most commonly diagnosed form and unlike other forms of arthritis that are systemic OA is a disease that affects only the joints. Osteoarthritis occurs when the cartilage that cushions our joints becomes damaged or “worn out”. ..

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What are autoimmune diseases?

Autoimmune disorders occur when there is a malfunction in our body’s immune system. At the center of our immune system are cells whose specific job is to recognize the “good guys” or healthy tissue/cells, and the “bad guys” the invaders. When one of these cells malfunctions it is unable to tell the difference between healthy tissue and invaders…

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Cholesterol Drugs Need Warning Labels for Risk of Memory Loss and Diabetes  FDA Finally Agrees

Over 30 million Americans are currently taking statin drugs to reduce their cholesterol levels but are almost completely unaware that these drugs are also causing diabetes and memory loss in many.

Just last week of this year the FDA announced the need for new warnings for very popular statin drugs such as Crestor, Lipitor and Zocor. The new labels will have such warnings that statin drugs will cause hyperglycemia and can increase the risk of diabetes in those who …

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