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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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Your organization needs a type 2 diabetes strategy. Here’s why.

Type 2 diabetes is a significant burden on our healthcare system and likely worse than current estimates. Despite this, the real issue is what will happen in the next 10, 15 or 20 years. There are at least three reasons for concern. 1. Current population estimates are wrong. Recently published research would suggest that screening…
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3 Snacks for Type 2 Diabetics

3 Snacks Type 2 Diabetics need to keep with them at ALL times! No blood sugar impact snacks Most type 2 diabetics struggle with controlling their blood sugar. Since almost all foods seem to raise their blood sugar, they also tend to stress out over what kind of snacks they can eat. But since they…
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