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Diet and diabetes

By Stuckey • August 19th, 2015

  For many of our patients with diabetes, including patients on clinical studies, the hardest thing about managing diabetes is not managing the medication but rather working out the complicated relationship between their diet, physical activity and blood glucose readings.  When discussing less than optimal blood glucose readings, we have heard about skipped breakfasts, soup diets and fruit only diets. We have also seen the constant perplexment of patients who are trying everything with their diet and yet not seeing any improvement. That’s why we believe in the value of ongoing diet education. One of the best resources for this is […]

Prediabetes

By Stuckey • February 25th, 2014
Prediabetes

  Pre-diabetes refers to a condition where you have more glucose (sugar) circulating in your blood than is normal but less than would be required for you to be diagnosed with diabetes. This is due to your body being resistant to the effects of insulin, which lowers glucose levels. Left untreated this will lead to diabetes type 2. Diabetes type 2 is a lifelong condition, which over time will require multiple medications and lifestyle changes to keep glucose levels low. High levels of glucose damage the kidneys, blood vessels, nerves, heart and eyes. This damage can start to occur even […]