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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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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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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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Insulin Sensitivity Webinar

Thank you for viewing our webinar! Listed below are links where you can download the files discussed during the webinar – the exercise tip sheet and the Module 1 Guide. A link to enroll in the HPI Diabetes Academy, as discussed during the webinar, is also below. Click here to download the slides used during…
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Glycemic Control for Patients With Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus

Controlling blood sugar is not enough! A recently published article confirms what many other articles have shown: For type 2 diabetics, controlling blood sugar does not reduce the risk of complications. Link to Abstract A pull-quote from the conclusion in the abstract: “Discordance exists between the research evidence and academic and clinical policy statements about…
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3 Keys to improving insulin sensitivity

What they aren’t telling you! As a type 2 diabetic, you are keenly aware of the importance in controlling your blood sugar. Whether it is with your diet, the frequency or dosage of your medication, this point is hammered home! But there is something they aren’t telling you. Everything you are instructed to do is…
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Why knowing what happens to digestible carbohydrate is important

What happens to the carbohydrates we eat? Type 2 diabetics (and many others) know they turn into blood sugar. Monitoring blood sugar is something a type 2 diabetic does daily. But did you know that understanding what happens to blood sugar is also important? I’m not talking about whether it goes up or down after…
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You’re doing eggs all wrong!

Image from bostonmagazine.com.   You’ve heard it before, maybe even believe it yourself: “Eat the egg whites and trash the yolks!“ “Egg yolks are full of saturated fat and cholesterol – they are bad for you!” The list goes on… It’s hard not to get caught up in this line of thinking because it seems…
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