diabetes

Weight Training and Type 2 Diabetes

Weight Training and Type 2 Diabetes

The link between aerobic fitness and diabetes prevention or management has been well established. Most Diabetes associations recommend getting at least 150 min /week of moderate intensity aerobic exercise. Grontved et al 2012 took a look at weight training and its effects. Over the course of the survey they determined that men who weight trained(…)

Ketogenic diet and diabetic nephropathy

Ketogenic diet and diabetic nephropathy

Diabetic nephropathy (kidney disease second to diabetes leading to kidney failure and associated complications) has been a major problem for western medicine. Those with type 1 generally begin symptoms after 5 years of the disease and those with type 2 generally begin showing symptoms after 12-15 years.  Estimates vary but most organizations report that 1/4(…)

Diabetes and weight control

Diabetes and weight control

The European Society of Endocrinology recently collaborated on a protocol to get control of type 2 diabetes. This disease is raging across the developed and the developing world with an estimated 285 million people having it (6.4%) and that expected to reach 438 million (7.8%) before 2030. Diabetes is the number one cause of adult(…)

Diabetes

Diabetes

 Unfortunately, type 2 diabetes has become all too common. The WHO states that nearly 200 million people globally have some form of diabetes and that 90% of those cases are type 2. Keep in mind, it is estimated that 96% of cases of type 2 diabetes can be prevented or controlled with proper nutrition and(…)