Reversing Insulin Resistance – The Insulin Magnesium Story

Magnesium is necessary for both the action of insulin and the manufacture of insulin. Reversing insulin resistance is the most basic first step to reversing diabetes and heart disease. Magnesium is a basic building block to life and is present in ionic form throughout the full landscape of human physiology. Without insulin though, magnesium doesn’t get transported … Continue reading Reversing Insulin Resistance – The Insulin Magnesium Story

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Diabetes – Acid Conditions and Treatment with Sodium Bicarbonate

A highly acidic pH level (created by all the above) puts the pancreas, liver, and all the body’s organs at risk. Because of the important role played by the liver in removing acid waste from the body, liver function is particularly at risk when acids accumulate. When acidity prevents the liver and pancreas from regulating … Continue reading Diabetes – Acid Conditions and Treatment with Sodium Bicarbonate

What Your Doctor Didn’t Teach You About Blood Sugar Problems

Dr. Osborne discusses functional nutritional aspects of blood sugar regulation. For more in depth information on the functional medicine approach to blood sugar control visit *These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This video is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease. Additionally, this information is not … Continue reading What Your Doctor Didn’t Teach You About Blood Sugar Problems

How to Treat and Prevent Diabetes

In New Paradigms in Diabetic Care, we discover the best medicines for avoiding diabetes or treating it. It should come as no surprise to anyone that magnesium deficiency leads directly to the diabetic condition and the same can be said about bicarbonate deficiencies. Dr. Jay Shubrook writes, “Most people associate diabetes with excessive sugar intake … Continue reading How to Treat and Prevent Diabetes

Fruit for a Diabetes Diet: What to Know Before You Snack

Fruit does have a place in a healthy diabetes diet. Learn about the best fruits to eat, and why whole fruits are better than fruit juice. People with type 2 diabetes know that they need to pay attention to their carbohydrate intake. Of the three main macronutrients in food — protein, fat, and carbohydrates — … Continue reading Fruit for a Diabetes Diet: What to Know Before You Snack

Manual Lymph drainage

The lymphatic system One of the most important keys to health is an optimally functioning immune system. An often overlooked component of immune function is the network of pre-lymphducts, lymphducts and lymphnodes throughout the entire body, transporting lymph fluid and eliminating toxins. The lymphatic system is the primary circulatory system used by all immunological cells: … Continue reading Manual Lymph drainage

10 Health Conditions that Cause Bad Breath

Many causes of bad breath can be easily addressed. Sometimes, however, bad breath reflects a more serious underlying condition. It could also be a side effect of certain medical treatments or therapies. Whatever the cause, chronic bad breath is not something to be lived with… or ignored. The following 10 health conditions have been found to cause … Continue reading 10 Health Conditions that Cause Bad Breath

Diabetic Ulcer – Natural Care and Regimen

Source: Diabetic Ulcer – Natural Care and Regimen by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  Nearly 15% of diabetics will develop diabetic sores. These skin ulcers are also known as “diabetic foot ulcers” because they most often appear on the feet; however, they can develop anywhere on the lower body. These sores usually appear due … Continue reading Diabetic Ulcer – Natural Care and Regimen

Why is Refined Sugar So Bad for Your Health?

Source: Why is Refined Sugar So Bad for Your Health? by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  Sugar consumption has steadily risen in recent years and the USDA now reports that the average American consumes around 150 pounds of sugar per year. [1] Sodas are a major source of refined sugars in the American diet. Energy drinks are close … Continue reading Why is Refined Sugar So Bad for Your Health?

The Weight Loss Benefits of Gymnema

Source: The Weight Loss Benefits of Gymnema by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  What is Gymnema Sylvestre? Gymnema sylvestre is an herb found in the tropical forests of India and Asia. Gymnema has historic use as a therapy for diabetes and arthritis and has also earned significant recent interest as a multi-supportive therapy for … Continue reading The Weight Loss Benefits of Gymnema