Tag Archives: type 2 DM

Coffee and Your Health

Today I’m teaching the family medicine residents at the In His Image Family Medicine Residency Program in Tulsa, Oklahoma. One of them asked if there were any health benefits of coffee. Of course, long time readers on this blog know … Continue reading

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White mulberry for type 2 diabetes? Does it work?

Natural medications (herbs, vitamins, and supplements) are popular among my patients, and among Americans. White mulberry is gaining popularity as a treatment for type 2 diabetes. But, is it worth a hoot?

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Does cinnamon help for diabetes?

I had a patient this week tell me she had heard that cinnamon would help treat diabetes. Could that be true?

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Fruit juice tied to modest rise in diabetes risk

Reuters Health is reporting a studying showing that women who want to ward off type 2 diabetes should load their plates with green leafy vegetables and whole fruits, but perhaps stay away from fruit juice. My Take?

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CDC Reports a Steep Rise in Diabetes Patients in U.S.

WebMD is reporting on the CDC’s latest diabetes statistics – and, the results are gruesome. Nearly 24 million people in the U.S. have diabetes — including almost 6 million who don’t know they’re diabetic — and at least 57 million have … Continue reading

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Erectile Dysfunction an Indicator of Men’s Health

HealthDay News is reporting a story saying that erectile dysfunction could be an indicator of testosterone deficiency and the metabolic syndrome, a set of factors that may indicate an increased risk of heart and vascular disease and type 2 diabetes.

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