As you may remember, on June 10 I reported on a new FDA warning about high doses of the statin drug Zocor. Now, new findings reported in the Journal of American Medical Association (JAMA) are adding more fuel to that fire—that high-dose statins (80 mg) can increase a patient’s risk of developing Type 2 diabetes.
Filed Under: Heart Health
It’s a well-known fact that obesity is on a steady rise in U.S. since the introduction of high fructose corn syrup to our foods. Look for high fructose corn syrup on the your labels—some foods you may not even suspect have sugar in them!—and you may be amazed at how much sugar you are actually getting in your diet.
Filed Under: Food and Nutrition
While eating a healthy diet and exercising regularly are necessary in your attempt to control blood sugar, these are not the only components of my “Natural Remedies for Diabetes.” Diabetes is, in part, a nutrient-wasting disease. Elevated levels of glucose act like a diuretic and cause substantial loss of nutrients in the urine. Therefore, people living with diabetes are likely to be deficient in several important vitamins and minerals.
Filed Under: Nutrients and Additives