Category Archives: General

2018 Cholesterol Guidelines Updated

Stopping Heart Disease Before It Stops You I was delighted to see that the new cholesterol management guidelines place a greater emphasis on listening to and understanding patients concerns and preferences for management. (1) While the guidelines still primarily focused … Continue reading

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An Anti-Inflammatory Diet Can Transform Your Health

Inflammation occurs when the body, mind and spirit are out of balance. Left unchecked this turns into chronic inflammation leading to a variety of disease states. Our diet and lifestyle choices are two powerful weapons that can be used to … Continue reading

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Am I really as healthy as I look (and think)?

Cardiovascular disease remains the leading cause of premature death in the United States despite the escalating expenditures used to develop pharmaceuticals and medical procedures. Yes, these latter two investments do prolong survival after you’ve been diagnosed with cardiovascular disease but … Continue reading

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Integrative Health Coaching

Now offering Integrative Health Coaching The longer that I practice the more I realize how much our lifestyle choices influence our health and wellbeing. Eating well, being physically active, enjoying restful sleep, finding work-life balance and simply being kind to … Continue reading

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November – Diabetes Awareness Month

The goal of my posts this month were to increase awareness of type 2 diabetes (T2DM) and how T2DM is: preventable manageable reversible. T2DM is a complex interaction between genetics, the environment and lifestyle choices. Pharmaceuticals can be lifesaving when … Continue reading

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November Is Diabetes Awareness Month – Burning Away Diabetes

Burning Away Diabetes As we have discussed on the previous post, diabetes occurs when blood sugar become too elevated. Well, we discussed reducing the intake of sugar on previous posts but now lets explore how to more effective burn sugar … Continue reading

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November Is Diabetes Awareness Month – Foods That Fight Diabetes

Foods that Fight Diabetes Nothing seems more controversial today than nutrition. What diet is right for me? What is known is that four main food groups can protect against the silent war diabetes rages within the body eventually leading to … Continue reading

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November is Diabetes Awareness Month – Know Your Numbers

Know Your Numbers – Blood Sugar “Blood alone moves the wheels of history.”  -Martin Luther   A single drop of blood can provide the information you need to better understand your risk of diabetes and heart disease. Pre-diabetes can linger … Continue reading

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November Diabetes Awareness Month

November is Diabetes Awareness Month and there are some simple steps that you can take to avoid diabetes and its complications.   Taking small steps can have huge impacts! Diabetes is one of the leading causes of disability and death … Continue reading

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Nutrigenomics

Nutrigenomics: Choosing Foods According to Your Genes Left out of the conversation within the never ending dietary hype and promotion is the fact that there is individual genetic variations that can effect how people respond to the foods, beverages, and supplements … Continue reading

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