Your Guide to Understanding Prediabetes

October 2, 2016 admin 0

When your blood sugar climbs higher than normal, but not so high that you fit the definition of diabetes, we say that you have prediabetes. It’s very common — an estimated 86 million Americans have prediabetes and another 120 million have actual or frank diabetes. So prediabetes isn’t an actual disease so much as a […]

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Your Guide to Eating Healthier

September 8, 2016 admin 0

The usual conversation between a provider and a patient ends with encouragement to “eat healthier and come back and see me next time.” But it’s pretty unlikely much will change by the next visit. As we discussed in Your Guide to Understanding Weight Management, our bodies are programmed to crave sweet, fatty, and salty foods […]

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Your Guide to Understanding Weight Management

September 8, 2016 admin 0

People come into my office all the time complaining they’ve put on pounds and feeling bad about themselves. I feel for these patients who are constantly worrying about their weight when there are so many other factors that are important for health. Our weight-focused society has spent billions of dollars convincing people who don’t look […]

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