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Statins Double Diabetes Rates

Statins are a type of medication prescribed to lower cholesterol levels. They work by blocking an enzyme in the liver your body uses to make cholesterol.1 Although vilified for many years as causing heart attacks and stroke,2 your body makes cholesterol as it is needed to produce hormones, build cell membranes and produce substances used… Read More »

Overweight Adults Should Be Screened for Diabetes at 35, Experts Say

Advertisement Continue reading the main story Supported by Continue reading the main story Overweight Adults Should Be Screened for Diabetes at 35, Experts Say Nearly one in seven Americans now has diabetes, a record rate. The condition also raises the risk of severe illness after coronavirus infection. The task force called for lowering the age… Read More »

Carnivore diet reverse diabetes

See this page for more info. A zero-carb diet is the traditional treatment for diabetes not a disease before the development of injectable insulin, first from pigs. Diabetes is the result of the immune system sensing the widespread tissue damage from insulin, targeting the source cells in the pancreas and destroying them. Insulin resistance type… Read More »

Plant based diet diabetes possition statement

The prevalence of type 2 diabetes is rising worldwide, especially in older adults. Diet and lifestyle, particularly plant-based diets, are effective tools for type 2 diabetes prevention and management. Plant-based diets are eating patterns that emphasize legumes, whole grains, vegetables, fruits, nuts, and seeds and discourage most or all animal products. Cohort studies strongly support… Read More »