Have Diabetes? Head to the Beach!

You’ve probably already heard that if you’re going to stay healthy, you’ll need the sun’s help. Vitamin D deficiency has long been linked to chronic illnesses, but a new study has found that vitamin D can specifically target diabetes and help improve the health of those with it. Type 2 diabetes is typically associated with metabolic syndrome and cardiovascular disease– …

Avoid These Top 4 Diabetic Diet Mistakes

Nutrition is undoubtedly at the center of optimal health and reversing your diabetes. When my diabetic patients come to me, they’re usually already making healthy lifestyle choices by following the diabetes dietary guidelines. There are other factors that you may be overlooking that have the potential to prompt inflammation and lead to high blood sugar. You’re already this far in …

Hacking Your Bad Genes 7 steps you can take to overcome your genetic predisposition for type 2 diabetes

There’s a common misconception that you’re doomed if your genes have predisposed you to certain chronic illnesses like type 2 diabetes. But there’s a saying in functional medicine: “Your genes are the gun, but your environment pulls the trigger.” In other words, even if you have a genetic makeup that may heighten your probability of contracting an illness, it’s really …

Prediabetes and Type 2 Diabetes Soaring in South Carolina

South Carolina has some of the best people on earth. We’re friendly, we’re fun, we know how to cook, and we know how to have a good time. But with all that goodness, we do have some things to work on. The number of our people diagnosed with prediabetes and type II diabetes is exceeding the national average. As Ann …