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  • Here are the Common Type 1-Related Digestive Issues
    People with Type 1 diabetes have a higher risk of gastrointestinal problems than the average population. Some of these issues may arise from frequent fluctuations in blood glucose levels that come with a diabetes diagnosis, while others may be related to the very medications that help with blood glucose regulation. Another likely reason for gastrointestinal issues (GI) may be the same overactive immune system which caused beta cell destruction in the first place. It’s important ... Read More
    Published on Monday, October 23, 2017
  • Convincing Hospitals That Glucose Management Matters
    Patients' blood glucose (BG) levels in many American hospitals run dangerously high, but hospitals aren't doing nearly enough to address the problem. Between 70% and 80% of patients with diabetes experience hyperglycemia when they're hospitali ... Read More
    Published on Monday, October 23, 2017
  • Immune Boosting Wild Blueberry Kefir Smoothie Bowl
    Since a whopping 80% of our immune system is in our gut, it’s important to feed it properly, and this wild blueberry kefir smoothie bowl is just what the doctor ordered.     I’m so happy that the theme for this month’s Recipe ReDux post is Gut Health, because I’ve had this topic on my list […] The post Immune Boosting Wild Blueberry Kefir Smoothie Bowl appeared first on Craving Something Healthy.... ... Read More
    Published on Sunday, October 22, 2017
  • The Broken Brain – only 8 days left to watch
      Dr. Mark Hyman interviewing Dr. Richard Perlmutter, author of Grain Brain I’ve been watching a new online series of Dr. Mark Hyman’s called Broken Brain. Dr. Hyman works in functional medicine – which aims to treat the cause of disease – not the symptoms, and is famous for debunking the myth that carbs are … Continue reading The Broken Brain – only 8 days left to watch ... Read More
    Published on Saturday, October 21, 2017
  • Recipe Redux Post # 63 Blueberry Overnight Oats
    The Recipe ReDux for October is “Good Gut Health."  Being that the dreaded cold and flu season is just around the corner we were encouraged develop recipes utilizing ingredients to promote gut health, which fosters overall immunity.  When I was researching key foods that are good for the gut, oats and chia seeds were on the list since they contain prebiotics (mostly fiber) that the gut bacteria feed on and this fermentation produces beneficial by-products ... Read More
    Published on Saturday, October 21, 2017
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