Metabolic Syndrome Prevalence by Race/Ethnicity and Sex

Metabolic syndrome is a cluster of cardiometabolic risk factors associated with increased risk of multiple chronic diseases, including cancer and cardiovascular disease. The objectives of this study were to estimate the prevalence of metabolic syndrome overall, by race and sex, and to assess trends in prevalence from 1988 through 2012. Publimed: Metabolic Syndrome Prevalence by Race/Ethnicity […]

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Type 2 Diabetes Is “Processed Food Disease”

Dr. Robert Lustig is an endocrinologist and professor of pediatrics in the Division of Endocrinology at the University of California-San Francisco. In this video, he sits down with CrossFit’s Rory McKernan to explain sugar’s toxicity, outline the stakes of sugar consumption and offer suggestions for addressing the ongoing sugar crisis. “Sugar is toxic,” Lustig explains. […]

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Influence Your Lifestyle Choices to Prevent Inflammation with Dr. Perlmutter- The Whole Life Plan

Dr. David Perlmutter, a 4-time New York Time bestselling author and neurosurgeon, will teach us how our gut is actually connected to our brain and how one affects the other, and most importantly, what we can do to boost our gut health and brain health. Dr. Perlmutter is taking us through how gut feelings are […]

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Comparison between Low-Carbohydrate Ketogenic Lifestyle and Plate Method Diet in Overweight Individuals with Type 2 Diabetes

BACKGROUND: Type 2 diabetes is a prevalent, chronic disease for which diet is an integral aspect of treatment. In our previous trial, we found that recommendations to follow a very low-carbohydrate ketogenic diet and to change lifestyle factors (physical activity, sleep, positive affect, mindfulness) helped overweight people with type 2 diabetes or prediabetes improve glycemic […]

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The effect of diurnal distribution of carbohydrates and fat on glycaemic control in humans

Diurnal carbohydrate and fat distribution modulates glycemic control in rodents. In humans, the optimal timing of both macronutrients and its effects on glycemic control after prolonged consumption are not studied in detail. Scientific Reports: The effect of diurnal distribution of carbohydrates and fat on glycemic control in humans: a randomized controlled trial In this cross-over […]

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Dr. Sarah Hallberg – ‘LDL on LCHF’

Dr. Sarah Hallberg received her Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree in 2002 and practiced as a primary care physician for eight years before becoming the medical director and founder of the Indiana University-Arnett Health Medical Weight Loss Program. She is board-certified by both the American Board of Obesity Medicine and the American Board of Internal […]

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Dr. Eric Westman – ‘LCHF and Diabetes: Theory and Clinical Experience’

Dr. Eric C. Westman is an associate professor of medicine at Duke University Health System and director of the Duke Lifestyle Medicine Clinic. Dr. Westman combines clinical research and clinical care to deliver lifestyle treatments for obesity, diabetes and tobacco dependence. He is an internationally known researcher specialising in low-carbohydrate nutrition and is co-author of […]

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Sugar intake is associated with progression of type 1 diabetes

Dietary sugar intake may increase insulin production, stress the beta cells and increase the risk for islet autoimmunity (IA) and subsequent type 1 diabetes. Publimed: Sugar intake is associated with progression from islet autoimmunity to type 1 diabetes: the Diabetes Autoimmunity Study in the Young. METHODS: Since 1993, the Diabetes Autoimmunity Study in the Young […]

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Heart attack risk due to loss of small blood vessels around the heart

People with diabetes have a significantly higher risk for heart attack. Now, new research suggests that diabetes damages the small blood vessels around the heart, and this might explain the link to heart attack. In a study reported in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology, the researchers also propose a solution may lie […]

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