• sugar

What happens when you stop consuming excess sugar?

By |February 12th, 2016|

Approximately 20% of Americans consume an excess of 700 calories of sugar per day, which is one cup of sugar.  There is obviously sugar in not only cake, candy, soda but also in some healthier food we eat […]

  • diabetes

Does egg consumption increase your risk of type 2 diabetes?

By |February 4th, 2016|

Type 2 diabetes (T2D) is a condition with excess blood sugars in the blood stream. The prevalence is increasing. Studies on the link between egg and the risk of T2D has been inconsistent.
To conduct a meta-analyzis or available […]

  • artificial pancreas

One step closer to an artificial pancreas for type-1 diabetes

By |February 3rd, 2016|

Diabetic patients face many challenges in their daily lives in order to monitor and manage their blood glucose level. It is an extremely energy and time consuming task. They use so called an open-loop system for their continuous […]

  • diabetes

New future treatment strategies for type 2 diabetes

By |January 3rd, 2016|

Millions of people suffer from type 2 diabetes around the world. Type 2 diabetes is mainly caused by insensitivity to insulin or insulin resistance. Insulin is a vital hormone that lowers blood glucose concentration and it is produced […]

  • wine

Another reason to drink wine?

By |December 4th, 2015|

There has been several articles on alcohol and its effects on our health recently.
To assess if wine is beneficial for those with diabetes.
Red wine significantly increased the good cholesterol (HDL) and decreased the total cholesterol level.  Other benefits […]

  • olive oil

Olive oil reduces risk of Type 2 diabetes in women

By |October 30th, 2015|

Olive oil you say?  Well, quite possibly … yes.  The health benefits of olive oil are unrivaled, and research reveals more benefits nearly every day. In fact, we are only just beginning to understand the countless ways olive […]

  • breakfast

Breakfast may be the MOST important meal for Type 2 diabetics

By |October 11th, 2015|

Type 2 diabetes (DM2) is a disease where patients have increased blood sugar levels.  Elevated blood surgar levels in turn lead to vessel damage. Skipping breakfast has been consistently associated with high blood surgar levels.
The goal of this […]

  • black tea

Black Tea REDUCES incidence of Type 2 Diabetes 

By |September 18th, 2015|

Who drinks black tea?  We’ve heard good things about green tea, but what about the black variety?  Well, a new study published in the British Medical Journal finds that consumption of black tea is associated with a lower risk of type […]

  • obesity

Obesity will soon overtake smoking as principal cause of cancer

By |September 14th, 2015|

Sadly … America, and many other parts of the world, is simply getting TOO fat.  I was having dinner with a friend last week at a popular hamburger restaurant franchise with the slogan of “World’s Greatest Hamburgers”.  All […]

  • coke

What happens to your body 1 hour after you drink a COKE?

By |August 25th, 2015|

Many health-conscious people are becoming aware of the harm carbonated sodas are to the human body.  Personally, I used to drink “diet” zero-calorie substitutes, but even those are harmful due to the chemically-synthesized artificial sweeteners they contain, such […]