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Diabetes Part 2: Time To Reconcile That Relationship

Diabetes Part 2: Time To Reconcile That Relationship

Welcome to Mid May! Wherever you may be on this planet, I hope this newsletter finds you well. I am focusing on DIABETES TYPE 2 in this newsletter but before I dive in, please ensure you have read part 1 HERE. If now is not the time to read this, I understand but do come back to it. My goal is to educate and empower you to take responsibility for your own health because there is some mis-leading information ou there. Type 2 diabetes is PREVENTABLE and UNNECESSARY,...
The Glorious Gallbladder

The Glorious Gallbladder

Hi Everyone, I wanted to share on the gallbladder today. It is such a vital organ that before you decide to have it removed, let me share with you some of its vital roles in the body. The gallbladder is a small bag/sac just located under the liver and it STORES bile. When we eat, this bile storing organ releases it’s content to help with digestion. What is BILE?  Bile is basically your detergent, it not only makes fat water soluble it does this by breaking...
Good Health Does Not Come In A Pill

Good Health Does Not Come In A Pill

Something I learned today and it is rather laughable otherwise quite sad….The ADA (American Dietetic Association) recommends something called ‘alpha glucosidase inhibitors’ for diabetics. What do these inhibitors do? They prevent the digestion of carbohydrates in the saliva (first step in carbohydrate digestion). Carbohydrates are basically a good group that is broken down into sugars. For example, just get a piece of bread and let it sit in your...
PolyCystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS)

PolyCystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS)

PCOS is a slightly complex syndrome and the symptoms can vary (see pic)…it is generally diagnosed if many cysts (poly cysts) are found on the ovaries. Some women with poly cysts on the ovaries do not even know or display any symptoms, others have all the symptoms or some of them…these include… • Alopecia (balding) • Hirsutism (excessive body hair) • Irregular menstrual cycles • Absent period • Abnormal mid-cycle bleeding • Excessive or heavy menstrual...