Category Archives: Diabetes

What Your Feet say about Your Health

why do my hands and feet tingle, is it okay if my legs fall asleep a lot, what is peripheral neuropathy, top causes for peripheral neuropathy, is it a pinched nerve or something else?

By David Blyweiss, M.D., Advanced Natural Wellness

December 5, 2016

  • What causes your hands and feet fall asleep?
  • Why you shouldn’t ignore tingling or numbness in your extremities
  • 4 tests that could reveal serious health problems

It happens to everyone. You sit too long in one position and a leg falls asleep. Lean on your elbow for a while and your lower arm and hand go numb. As the feeling starts to return, you feel like someone is pricking you with a couple of hundred tiny needles.

It’s uncomfortable for a few minutes, then it disappears altogether.

But what does it mean when it doesn’t go away, if it’s a frequent occurrence… or if those weird sensations are there all of the time? Continue reading

Stop Diabetes before it Starts

HIIT, High intensity interval training, helps diabetes, insulin

By David Blyweiss, M.D., Advanced Natural Wellness

February 24, 2016

  • Your best defense against diabetes
  • Takes only 15 minutes a day
  • Here’s how to get started

What are you doing to gain control of your diabetes symptoms… or slash your risk getting it in the first place?

This is a big question, because about 115 million people here in the U.S. are diabetic or pre-diabetic. But a lot of them – and you may be among this group – don’t even know they have blood sugar and insulin problems. Continue reading

Two Recommendations to Save Your Brain

By David Blyweiss, M.D., Advanced Natural Wellness

August 21, 2015

  • This is your brain on diabetes
  • Why poor blood flow and high blood sugar don’t mix
  • Two recommendations to save your brain

You probably know several people who have type 2 diabetes. You might even have it yourself. That’s because about one out of every three adults here in the U.S. is a full-fledged diabetic. Continue reading

Why You Should Love Your Liver

By David Blyweiss, M.D., Advanced Natural Wellness

October 20, 2014

  • The enemy lurking in your liver
  • What is it that makes your liver fat?
  • Love your liver with these tips

It doesn’t seem that long ago that the only people who had to worry about their liver health were alcoholics. These days, that’s no longer the case. Continue reading

The Answer Behind My 13% Rule

By David Blyweiss, M.D., Advanced Natural Wellness

September 12, 2014

  • Why you should limit meat to 13% of your diet
  • Charring and grilling poses serious health risks
  • This is your gut on an animal-based diet

In a recent issue of Advanced Natural Wellness, I talked about the dangers of eating processed meats. Continue reading

This Is Your Vision on Sugar

By David Blyweiss, M.D., Advanced Natural Wellness

August 29, 2014

  • What your doctor forgot to tell you about diabetes
  • This is what sugar does to your vision
  • Best ways to protect your sight and independence

My diabetic patients are a real concern to me. That’s because diabetes places everyone at a higher risk of heart disease, nerve damage, kidney problems and even Alzheimer’s. But there’s another health threat many of them find surprising. Continue reading

Break the Fat Cell Storage Cycle

By David Blyweiss, M.D., Advanced Natural Wellness

September 06, 2013

  • Insulin may be at the root of those extra pounds
  • This vicious cycle locks up your fat cells
  • The #1 food to control insulin and decrease body fat

This is the second of a 4-part series on hormones. This series will give you a deep understanding of hormones and how they affect belly fat.

In the last issue, we talked about how your hunger hormones, leptin and ghrelin, can lead to increased belly fat and weight gain. Continue reading

Sugar swings may be robbing your brain power

By David Blyweiss, M.D., Advanced Natural Wellness

July 31, 2013

  • Is diabetes really “just a sugar disease?”
  • This is your brain on diabetes
  • The one-two punch to reverse this vicious cycle

Type 2 diabetes is a problem that really worries me. Almost 26 million people in the U.S. have this disease. Another 79 million people are pre-diabetic. That’s more than one out of every three people! Continue reading

This Is Your Brain On Sugar

By David Blyweiss, M.D., Advanced Natural Wellness

November 09, 2012

  • The real reason you might want to cut back on sugar
  • The solution to sugar overload
  • How to handle your sweet tooth without compromising your I.Q.

Remember that anti-drug ad on TV from years ago? The one where they dropped an egg into the pan and said: “This is your brain.” And then, as you watched it fry, you heard: “This is your brain on drugs.” Continue reading

The Trace Mineral Keeping Diabetes At Bay

By David Blyweiss, M.D., Advanced Natural Wellness

October 26, 2012

  • Busting the Insulin Myth once and for all
  • The mineral that evens out insulin and could cure or reverse diabetes
  • How to get and absorb more of this miracle mineral in your diet

Before Type 2 diabetes grew into a national epidemic, the only people most of us knew with the disease had Type 1 diabetes – which was known then as Juvenile Diabetes. And we watched them carry around a syringe and little bottle of insulin, and inject themselves with insulin throughout the day. Continue reading