Category Archives: Diabetes Health

AskNadia: Fasting High Blood Sugars & The Dawn Phenomenon

Hi Nadia,

I have had Type 2 diabetes for ten years and I control it with diet and exercise. My fasting sugar levels are always high. My sugar level will not go down. What do I need to do to

Runner With Type 1 Takes On Seven Marathons In Seven Days

The first time Gavin Griffiths ran a marathon to raise money for his local diabetes clinic, the local newspaper reporter told him, “you’re plucky, but you don’t stand a chance.”

Spurred by the words of anti-inspiration, Griffiths – nicknamed the …

Drug And Food Interactions: More Common Than You Think

The headline sounded too good to be true. Scientists were reporting that the old-fashioned licorice stick contains a natural substance called amorfrutins that not only lowers blood sugar but also reduces inflammation.

Great news, right? Not if you’re taking the …

Diabetes Health Tips for Taming Your Winter Allergies

By  Joan Lehach, MD

As frigid temperatures and unusually snowy conditions over much of the nation continue to keep many Americans indoors, a veteran allergy expert reminds us that staying inside may keep us warm, but also gives us prolonged …