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HPI is supporting the Tour de Cure

The Health Performance Institute (HPI) is proud to announce that we are supporting the Tour de Cure this year.   What is the Tour de Cure It’s the largest annual fundraiser for the American Diabetes Association. Similar to the MS 150, the Tour de Cure includes bike rides of various distances, 5k walks and other…
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The OGTT and Dietary Recommendations for Type 2 Diabetics

The OGTT (Oral Glucose Tolerance Test) is a good test when other methods for diagnosing type 2 diabetes are not available. It’s what comes after the test that is insane. Your doctor will prescribe an OGTT if he/she suspects you are type 2 diabetic. You will be given a drinkable solution that contains 75 grams…
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Why are you always hungry?

To better answer this question, it’s probably best to have a basic understanding of how you get hungry. Note: The information below comes from The Academy and it’s a simplified version of complex processes when discussing hunger. We have used this approach for years with outstanding results. In The Academy, we talk about hunger from…
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Why and How to Implement a Sleep Strategy in your Organization

Note: Cross-posted from Briansekula.com. The scientific literature has well-established the association between a lack of sleep and health-related issues. Basically, sleep deprivation is associated with every chronic condition on the planet. While the scientific community has known about this for some time, it is starting to receive some much-needed media attention. Between people with a…
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Is Diabetes Forever

Is type 2 diabetes forever? It’s what type 2 diabetics are told from the time they are diagnosed. For too many, the answer is yes. The answer can also be maybe or no. Since these answers aren’t really saying much, let me explain. Is type 2 diabetes forever? Yes! If you have followed any of…
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12 Days of Diabetes from HPI

The 12 Days of Diabetes from the Health Performance Institute! Continue on to learn more about it. Starting December 12 and finishing December 23, we will host a FB Live video each day. The videos will be short – 3-5 minutes – and will discuss some of the things type 2 diabetics struggle with on…
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4 Things Type 2 Diabetics Must Do

4 Things Type 2 Diabetics Must Do To Improve Insulin Sensitivity! Recently, Brian hosted a live video on the HPI Facebook page. He discussed why it is important for type 2 diabetics to do more than just take medication to control their blood sugar. Specifically, he covered four different things that must be done to…
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Sugar Consumption Increased 8200%

Would you like to know why our chronic disease problem is so bad? Look no further than this! The USDA recently published “U.S. Trends in Food Availability and a Dietary Assessment of Loss-Adjusted Food Availability, 1970-2014.” This long-worded and cumbersome title means the report was trying to answer this question: “What kind of changes in…
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It took 2 minutes to piss me off

That’s it – 2 minutes. After a great weekend and time spent on Sunday prepping for Monday, I was ready. Around 5:30am, this is sitting at the top of my inbox. And what did I do? I read the article. And that’s what started this whole thing. It’s like I’m screaming in a vacuum! The…
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Implanting sponges in fat tissue?

Implanting sponges in fat tissue? Things are getting crazy! This report suggests that implanting sponges into the fat tissue of type 2 diabetics may be a helpful process, as a previous study showed positive results in rats. You can read the article in its entirety at the link above, but I do have issues with…
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