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Category: Type 2 Diabetes

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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Type 2 Diabetics and the Disposition Index

When most of us think about type 2 diabetes, we think about several things: problems with blood sugar control, insulin sensitivity, difficulty in losing weight, struggling with exercise, etc… Most of us, however, rarely, if ever, think about an obscure term known as the disposition index. It is so obscure, it doesn’t even have its…
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Can losing fat from the pancreas reverse type 2 diabetes?

Maybe! This summary says it can. The summary comes from this article, which paints a slightly different picture, but important nonetheless. So what is going on? Well, it is part truth and part sensational, attention-grabbing headlines. Gastric Bypass, Insulin sensitivity and Type 2 Diabetes In the actual study, the authors evaluated both type 2 diabetics…
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