Health Care Of The Future

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Everyone has a calling, mine is healthcare, when I say health care, I mean true health care. Our healthcare system in America is actually a sick care system treating a diagnosis, in order to get a diagnosis you must have a condition or disease to match the symptoms with the diagnosis. This is the sick care system we live in….

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What is Functional Medicine?

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What is Functional Medicine? Functional medicine is a medical approach that focuses on identifying the causes of disease rather than treating the symptoms.  It seeks to understand the origins of chronic disease so that meaningful treatment and prevention methods can be developed and implemented.  The functional medicine approach is a partnership between the patient and the doctor.  The goal of…

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Diabetes Treatment Success Secret #1:

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Know the “TRUE” Blood Sugar/Blood Glucose Ranges!   Lab testing ranges are EXTREMELY BROAD! From a medical standpoint, normal blood glucose levels have a broad range of 70 to 105, while functional or optimal blood glucose level ranges are 85 to 99.  According to the American Diabetic Association, a blood sugar level reading of 106 to 126 is termed “insulin…

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Diabetes Treatment Success Secret #2:

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Insulin is not the ultimate “CURE” that everyone thinks it is…READ ON!   Insulin is not the “answer” to type 2 diabetes because insulin causes inflammation which is not good if you are a diabetic.  When you inject insulin, you are basically injecting yourself with inflammation which is a HUGE risk factor for stroke and a heart attack!  By injecting…

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Diabetes Treatment Success #3:

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The Truth about HgbA1C!   HgbA1C is considered the “best” marker of blood sugar level by many doctors.  Sugar is sticky both outside of the body AND inside of the body.  Red blood cells float around in the body for 3 months before they die off.  We can measure how much sugar the red blood cells have picked up by…

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Diabetes Treatment Success Secret #4:

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It’s Not Just Your Pancreas! The pancreas is not the only organ that controls blood sugar. Many diabetes think that the pancreas is the sole organ involved with their diabetes because of insulin.  Remember that Insulin is inflammatory, it causes inflammation! The pancreas does make insulin— but…it’s not the only organ in your body that is vital in regards to your…

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Diabetes Treatment Success Secret #5:

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Know the Side Effects of Metformin (Glucophage) !   Metformin has some serious side effects.  I am NOT telling you to stop taking the medication, I am telling you to be aware of what it is doing to your body. Side Effects of Metformin (aka.Glucophage) : MALAISE: 10%- 25% of people who take Glucophage just don’t feel well. They experience…

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Diabetes Treatment Success Secret #6:

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GET YOUR THYROID TESTED…NOW!   I have treated thousands of diabetic patients over the years and I have yet to see a diabetic patient in which there thyroid wasn’t involved at some level!  Think about it, your thyroid controls your body metabolism, it HAS TO BE INVOLVED! Most likely, your M.D. has only ordered only one thyroid test, which is…

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