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Dec 06

Order Lab Tests Online: Diabetes, Heart, Liver, Kidney, Thyroid, and Inflammation

By Jamie Koonce, DACM, L.Ac, Dipl.OM | Science Articles

Order Lab Tests Online: Diabetes, Heart, Liver, Kidney, Thyroid, and Inflammation As you probably know by now, it’s extremely important to track important biomarkers that can help you understand how your metabolic health is changing over the course of time.In today’s world, the way to do that is to get routine lab tests to routinely […]

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Nov 17

Life Insurance That Rewards Well-Managed Diabetes (Finally)

By Jamie Koonce, DACM, L.Ac, Dipl.OM | Science Articles

Life Insurance That Rewards Well-Managed Diabetes (Finally) Imagine this scenario:You follow a low-fat, plant-based, whole-food lifestyle, exercise 5 days a week, sleep 8 hours a night, walk a minimum of 10,000 steps a day, and maintain an A1c below 6.5%.“Great,” you think to yourself, “I should be financially rewarded for my healthy lifestyle.”Here’s the problem:Because […]

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Nov 07

High Carb Foods Proven To Reverse Insulin Resistance and Type 2 Diabetes

By Jamie Koonce, DACM, L.Ac, Dipl.OM | Science Articles

High Carb Foods Proven to Reverse Insulin Resistance and Type 2 Diabetes While the preponderance of evidence published in the world’s most respected peer-reviewed medical journals clearly shows that a low-fat, plant-based, whole-food diet is the most effective way to prevent and reverse chronic disease, conventional dietary guidelines taught to physicians, dieticians, and patients currently […]

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Oct 11

High-Protein Diets Impair Insulin Sensitivity Despite Weight Loss

By Cyrus Khambatta, PhD and Tara Kemp | Science Articles

High-Protein Diets Impair Insulin Sensitivity Despite Weight Loss When it comes to reversing insulin resistance and simplifying your life with diabetes, one of the most effective ways to gain insulin sensitivity is to lose weight.The reason for this is simple: in overweight individuals, weight gain is associated with a reduction in insulin action. Conversely, weight […]

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Oct 06

Amla – The Definitive Guide to the World’s Most Powerful Antioxidant

By Cyrus Khambatta, PhD | Science Articles

Amla – The Definitive Guide to the World’s Most Powerful Antioxidant Table of ContentsAmla – The Definitive Guide to the World’s Most Powerful AntioxidantAmla is the Whole Food Antioxidant KingWhat Are Antioxidants?Whole Food Antioxidants Are Nature’s Most Powerful Free Radical DefenseAmla May Be More Powerful Than Both Diabetes and Statin MedicationsSide Effects of Statin MedicationsSide […]

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Sep 19

The Insulin Resistance Diet Definitive Guide – What to Eat and Why

By Cyrus Khambatta, PhD | Science Articles

The Insulin Resistance Diet Definitive Guide – What to Eat and Why You may be aware that insulin resistance is the cause of prediabetes and type 2 diabetes, and is a large contributing factor to America’s epidemic of chronic disease.Despite this, many authors, scientists, and medical professionals argue incessantly about the actual causes insulin resistance, […]

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Jun 27

The Insulin Resistance Checklist: How to Accurately Assess Your Level of Insulin Resistance

By Cyrus Khambatta, PhD | Science Articles , Tools and Tricks

The Insulin Resistance Checklist: How to Accurately Assess Your Level of Insulin Resistance Understanding insulin resistance can be somewhat challenging, but it doesn’t have to be.At Mastering Diabetes, our mission is to provide you with a clear understanding of what causes insulin resistance, and provide you with the tools to reverse it using your food […]

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May 08

Diabetes Nutrition Made Simple: Easy-to-Follow Guidelines to Reverse Insulin Resistance

By Tara Kemp | Science Articles

Diabetes Nutrition Made Simple: Easy-to-Follow Guidelines to Reverse Insulin ResistanceHere at Mastering Diabetes, we like to keep things as simple as possible for you.When it comes to nutrition, things can get particularly complicated. It’s easy to get lost in the weeds when searching for information on the internet.To make things simple, we’ve set up a […]

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Apr 02

Beta Cell Function Improves with a Plant-Based Diet

By Cyrus Khambatta, PhD and Tara Kemp | Science Articles

Beta Cell Function Improves with a Plant-Based Diet​Insulin resistance is the cause of both prediabetes and type 2 diabetes – a condition that desensitizes both your muscle and liver to the action of insulin. Living with insulin resistance increases your biological need for insulin, which forces the beta cells in your pancreas to overproduce insulin.Over […]

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