The Top 7 Signs Your Blood Sugar Is Out of Control

The scary truth is that countless people are unknowingly living with high blood sugar. The fact is that type 2 diabetes has hit epidemic levels, affecting more than 30 million Americans (almost 10% of the population), and 25% of those people are living with it unknowingly. Experts estimate that those numbers will soar, leaving 54% of the population with diabetes …

Five Healing Practices That Go Beyond Diet

Nutrition is obviously important to reversing type 2 diabetes, but nutrition alone will not be enough to urge your body to heal itself and reverse the disease. Below are five healing practices that go beyond nutrition and have significant impacts on your health. Beyond diet, sleep is one of the most important functions required in health preservation. While you sleep, …

The Sugar Pandemic

How much sugar is really lurking in your food? When we think of sugar, we often think of candy, soda, desserts, gumdrops, and Lollipop Guilds. So, when you decide it’s time to eat healthier and cut the sweets, you may assume it’s as simple as ditching those sugar-laden treats. But are your efforts effective enough to really put a dent …

Top 15 Healthy Tips for Managing Diabetes During the Holidays

The holiday season can be one of the most enjoyable times of the year, but it can also present unique challenges if you’re dealing with type 2 diabetes. Most social events this time of year (and, let’s be honest, all year) revolve around food and drinks, especially sweets and alcohol. You’re also likely to be even busier than normal, between …

The Truth about Diet Soda

When moving toward a new, health-conscious lifestyle, many people make the switch to diet soda under the assumption that this change will allow them to indulge in their favorite drink without the negative impact on their health. Unfortunately, this is just not the case. But Americans didn’t get thinner; they actually got fatter… a lot fatter! Why? Because when the …

10 Magnesium-Packed Foods to Help Manage Diabetes

A study from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill revealed that people who consumed the most magnesium from both foods and supplements were 47 percent less likely to develop diabetes over the course of the next two decades than those who consumed the least. Magnesium, a mineral that your body cannot make on its own, is required for …

Type 2 Diabetes: Change Your Life, Reverse Your Diagnosis

So… you’ve recently been diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes. For a moment, recall the day you received that diagnosis. How did you feel? Fearful, angry, frustrated? Diabetics are often taught that there is no cure for their diagnosis, and you probably felt as though you just learn to live with the condition and manage it to the best of your …