“You should listen to your tummy!”, I always say to my patients inwardly chuckling at using the term “tummy”. They say that half our brains are located in our intestinal tract....read more
Listen to Your Tummy!
Complications if Diabetes isn’t reversed
The fundamental problem with Type II Diabetes is insulin resistance. What that really means is that there are fewer insulin receptors on the cells of people who have diabetes, as a response to damaging AGE proteins (Advanced Glycation End products). The cells are keeping the excess sugar outside as a protective measure.read more
Spiking blood sugar
Whether you have diabetes or not, you probably know that spiking blood sugar is a dangerous thing for people with diabetes But why is this bad, and how does it create problems? Our cells normally have plenty of insulin receptors. Typically, our blood glucose freely and efficiently enters our cells to be converted to energy.read more
Lower blood sugar with less medicine
One of the most interesting, exciting things we see in our clinic is when our patients come in week after week with improved blood sugar after decreasing their medication. On the Help Your Diabetes program, patients receive support and weekly follow-up to reverse their diabetes. Our patients experience better blood sugar in week four than in week one (again, on less medication).read more
A Primer on PRP therapy
PRP (Platelet-Rich-Plasma) therapy is an emerging treatment for individuals suffering from degenerative or arthritic joint conditions. Professional athletes have had access to this type of cutting-edge treatment for years, but more and more physicians are beginning incorporate it into their offerings for joint pain, arthritis, injuries and even cosmetic enhancements.read more
Fluoride toothpaste: Necessary for Healthy Teeth?
I've always believed that true health comes from within. This still holds true for dental health. It's interesting, for example, that there are isolated non-industrialized populations around the world in which brushing does not exist and dental health is superior to that in western countries.read more
Complications if you don’t reverse Diabetes
The obvious problem with Diabetes is that the excess sugars will build up OUTSIDE the cells (in our blood) and cause damage to our vessels. This is where most of health problems Diabetics face actually occur… in the blood vessels.read more