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Why and How to Do Intermittent Fasting for Type 2 Diabetes

Intermittent fasting for diabetics

What is intermittent fasting and what it is not? Intermittent fasting is fasting a long time, typically is 16 to 20 hours a day.  Some people prefer fasting for a shorter time such as 8 to 12 hours but that’s not necessarily the same as 16 hours of fasting when it comes to health benefits. […]

Type 2 vs Type 1 Diabetes. Endocrinologist Review

Type 2 vs Type 1 Diabetes Type 1 diabetes is a result of the destruction of beta cells versus type 2 diabetes is a combination of insulin resistance and destruction of beta cells. Type 1 diabetes: Patients are positive for autoimmune markers such as certain antibodies vs Type 2 diabetes: There are no associated autoimmune […]

Diabetes Treatment Plan & Care Center – Isn’t time for Online diabetes care?

Why should you care for your diabetes and where is the best mobile diabetes care center? Michael just heard he had diabetes. He comes to a diabetes care center for a diabetes care plan.  Michael feels somewhat angry with himself.  He blames himself for not having a healthy lifestyle.  On the other hand, there are […]

What causes diabetes?

What causes diabetes is an extremely common question.  As you know there are many different types of diabetes.  The most commonly known type of diabetes is type 1 diabetes and type 2 diabetes.  Although they both result in high blood sugars, which causes type 1 diabetes versus type 2 diabetes is totally different.  In this […]

Does metformin cause diarrhea? What to do?

Endocrinologist Advise on Metformin Caused Diarrhea If you started taking metformin you probably have some questions now.  Such as, does metformin cause diarrhea?  What other side effects does metformin have other than diarrhea?  The short answer is most of the time yes.  The real question is how to avoid diarrhea and what to expect when […]

Insulin resistance, Prediabetes and Metabolic syndrome

How does insulin resistance lead to prediabetes, diabetes, and metabolic syndrome We define Insulin resistance as a less than normal response to normal insulin concentrations. Prediabetes is the condition between insulin resistance and diabetes. Metabolic syndrome is a combination of metabolic derangements such as high blood pressure and high cholesterol. Insulin resistance eventually leads to […]

Trulicity side effects and more..

What are the side effects of Trulicity? Experiencing Trulicity side effects are common. However, they are not always severe. Trulicity is a medication approved for type 2 diabetes. Most patients can tolerate this medication. Yet, unfortunately, patients are not informed well enough about the possible severe side effects of drugs, including the Trulicity side effects. […]

Diabetes During Holidays

Yummy carbohydrates to think about when you have diabetes during holidays.. Whether you celebrate Christmas, Hanukkah or Kwanzaa food is undoubtedly the star of the celebration. This special time of the year is filled with joy, traditions, family, friends and calories too. How do your holiday favorites stack up? Should diabetes hold you back from […]

Physical Signs of Diabetes

Signs, Symptoms and Complications of Diabetes Diabetes is a growing health epidemic. Most of the time people are diagnosed incidentally, by chance during a regular blood work or occasionally with typical symptoms of diabetes. One of the diagnostic criteria of diabetes is a random blood sugar above 200 mg/dL with the symptoms. So, what are […]

Do I need insulin?

In my diabetes care center, I get a question from my patients frequently which is “why do I need insulin”. Do I need insulin at all? Good questions to ask. If your doctor can not answer this question, read this article. Still has questions? Call us at 1 800-644-3963 for a free consultation. A lot of […]