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Punishing your microbiome with antibiotics can affect your blood sugar levels

A new study from the Salk Institute has found that mice that have their microbiomes depleted with antibiotics have decreased levels of glucose in their blood and better insulin sensitivity. 631 more words

Everyday Science

Morning Meds- Mesima

I have a supplement I take every morning to keep me in fighting shape. It’s not a powder or a drink you can buy in the sports nutrition aisle at your local supermarket, nor is it a high tech pill I ordered from some vaguely credible athletic enhancement website. 202 more words


Granola for Breakfast? Maybe Not! Make your Own Healthy Cereal Bowl with Whole Foods

Please, always check with your doctor or nutritionist. In fact, I am NOT a nutritionist, nor a physician and what I write is the result of my personal research and reading of several resources (linked throughout the article). 1,333 more words

Eat With Carolina

Primacy of Insulin Receptor Dysfunction Over Beta Cell Dysfunction in Type 2 Diabetes

                             Majid Ali, M.D.

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Insulin Homeostasis, Insulin Resistance, and Beta Cell Dysfunction

                     Peter Holleb

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Day 12: Carbfest

Carb Me Up, Scottie

That was the hardest meal yet. Carbs upon carbs upon carbs. With extra sugar on top. Rice isn’t something I usually eat, especially white rice. 698 more words

Type 1 Diabetes

So You Think Keto is Extreme? Hold My Beer!

Two weeks ago I went to my first appointment with a new primary care physician and she said that while my bloodwork looked pretty darn good, she thought my sugars were still a little higher than she’d like to see. 681 more words