Living Well Blog

By A. Alan Reisinger, III, MD, FACP
January 31, 2022
You may not know this, but heart disease is actually the number one complication of diabetes. Having type 2 diabetes doubles your risk for heart disease. Even having pre-diabetes, a diagnosis where your blood glucose levels are above normal but not quite high enough to be considered type 2,… See more
By Louis B Malinow, M.D.
November 16, 2021
Although pre diabetes and diabetes may sound like different conditions, the reality is, they are actually the same disease with the same risks. Yet, many people don’t take controlling their blood sugar seriously until they are actually diagnosed with diabetes. What causes diabetes? It's high blood… See more
By Louis B Malinow, M.D.
June 15, 2018
You’re standing in the bread aisle of your supermarket trying to select a healthy bread to buy. Whole grain, whole wheat, multi-grain -- it’s confusing.  But the reality is, none of them are healthy. Based on the Plant Paradox by Steven Gundry, eating whole grains is like taking a wrecking… See more
By Janet Tiberian, MA, MPH, CHES
May 10, 2018
For years, some experts have recommended eating six smaller meals over the course of the day to help control weight and blood sugar. But results from a new study are casting doubt on the effectiveness of this approach to meal planning. Three meals a day consisting of a high-calorie breakfast, an… See more
January 17, 2018
You know too much sugar and artificial sweeteners are bad for you. Here are some tips to help you reduce their role on your diet: Become a label reader.
The best way to avoid added sugar and artificial sweeteners is to recognize the foods manufactures put them in. It also… See more
By Janet Tiberian, MA, MPH, CHES
October 13, 2017
High fat foods and oils have been vilified as potential causes of obesity, type 2 diabetes and heart disease for decades. It’s only been within the last few years that nutrition experts began pushing the benefits of healthy fats, particularly olive oil, to Americans. The Health Benefits of… See more
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