Category Archives: Diabetes

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

Where Are You On The Diabesity Continuum?

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

April 13, 2012

  • The new understanding about diabetes and obesity
  • The 7 nutrients you need to dodge the diabesity bullet
  • Take a Mediterranean vacation without leaving home

You already know that being overweight comes with a higher risk of a long list of illnesses and conditions. And Type 2 adult onset diabetes is at epidemic proportions. Continue reading

The Diabetes Double Whammy

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

If you’re one of the 19 million Americans with diabetes, you know the disease can bring on some pretty scary consequences. Because your body can’t properly control blood sugar, diabetes can leave you at greater risk of heart disease as well as losing limbs, eyesight and kidney function. Continue reading

Could You Be Drinking Your Way To Diabetes?

By David Blyweiss, M.D.

When you’re thirsty, do you reach for a glass of water? If you’re like most people, you probably don’t. Instead, you may find yourself reaching for a sugary sweet soda. Statistics shows that Americans drink more soda than ever before. They account for more than 25 percent of all drinks consumed in the United States. Continue reading

Defy Diabetes

By David Blyweiss, M.D.

One of the fastest-growing diseases is something most people don’t think much about: Type II diabetes. Long known as “adult-onset diabetes,” it’s a condition in which the body’s ability to use carbohydrates is impaired by inefficient insulin function. Characterized by abnormally high blood sugar and insulin levels, Type II diabetes greatly increases the risk of coronary heart disease, stroke, blindness, nerve disorders, kidney disease, cancer and impotence. Continue reading

The Sugar Water Disease

By David Blyweiss, M.D.

It seems like I am seeing many more patients who suffer from diabetes these days. I’m not really surprised. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, type 2 diabetes is on the rise. In fact, rates of the disease have climbed steeply since the 1990s. It’s like a runaway freight train that shows no sign of slowing down. Continue reading