What is Diabetes?

This was posted on October 30, 2018 in category Health

What is diabetes? Diabetes is a disorder that disrupts the way your body uses glucose or sugar. All the cells in your body need glucose to work normally. Sugar gets into the cell with a hormone called insulin. If there is not enough insulin or if the body stops responding to insulin, sugar builds up […]

What is Chronic Inflammation and How to Guard Against It

This was posted on October 20, 2015 in category Health

Chronic inflammation can be tough to diagnose. The various types of tissues in our bodies respond differently to inflammation, and the substances that mediate that inflammation also differ. In addition, signs of chronic inflammation resemble those of other ailments, so the symptoms can often be harder to spot. Another challenge in detecting chronic inflammation is […]

Understanding the Link Between Low Testosterone and Type 2 Diabetes

This was posted on August 13, 2015 in category Health

The medical community has been warning us about the dangers of obesity for several decades. Numerous studies have shown the adverse effects of extra body fat, especially around the belly, where it lies in proximity to internal organs. The rise in obesity has in turn spurred an increase in several other chronic health conditions, notably […]