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BFC 024: Happy Father’s Day Dr. Jack!

June 14th, 2019|Father's Day, Neuropathy|

It is admirable for a man to take his son fishing, but there is a special place in heaven for the father who takes his daughter shopping. – John Sinor I really like that quote but in my home, it probably would have read “shooting” rather than shopping! Does it count as “shopping” if [...]

BFC 022: 15 Low-Carb St. Patrick’s Day Recipes You Can Try Today

March 26th, 2019|Food|

Holidays sometimes complicate efforts to make healthy food choices, but these low-carb St. Patrick’s Day recipes will help you celebrate without feeling like you’re missing out. These 15 recipes will allow you to enjoy the celebration without feeling guilty. Corned beef hash This dish frequently prompts us to think of St. Patrick’s Day but, [...]

BFC 021: Can I Get Disability and a Handicap Parking Sign For Having Neuropathy?

February 5th, 2019|Diabetes|

If you have diabetes and suffer from nerve damage as a result, it’s possible that you’ll qualify for disability due to diabetic neuropathy. Because high blood sugar can damage the body’s delicate nerve fibers, those with neuropathy may experience lessened ability to walk, stand, or control muscle movements. In some cases, chronic pain results, further [...]

BFC 019: What Exactly Is Benfocreme?

November 30th, 2018|Diabetes|

BenfoCreme May Reduce Nerve Pain Related to Diabetic Neuropathy Pain from diabetic neuropathy disrupts even the most basic of everyday tasks. Nerve pain in the hands and feet can make it difficult to tie shoes or manipulate buttons and can cause problems with balance and walking. Extra Strength BenfoCreme Body Butter offers relief to [...]

BFC 018: 7 Ways Your Body Could Be Signaling Diabetes

September 11th, 2018|Diabetes|

Symptoms of Type 2 diabetes may be difficult to recognize because they are mild if they occur at all. It’s the most likely explanation for the fact that millions of people have the disease but aren’t aware they have it. The Centers for Disease Control data suggests that 7.2 million people don’t realize they [...]

BFC 017: What’s up with Supplements?

August 23rd, 2018|Supplement|

It’s easy to be overwhelmed by the sheer number of supplements out there… You read articles or hear information from a friend that such and such vitamin or enzyme or extract or whatever is great for this or that ailment or condition or weight loss or anti-aging... But how do you navigate all this [...]

BFC 015: Benfotiamine Eases Pain, Improves Quality of Life for Patients Suffering With Diabetic Nerve Pain

June 28th, 2018|Benefits of Benfotiamine|

When your doctors can’t ease your diabetic nerve pain, what do you do? The American Diabetes Association estimates that, as of 2015, about 15 million Americans suffered from diabetic neuropathy. Many of those patients suffer diabetic nerve pain that disrupts their daily activity. Dr. Jack Butz of BenfoComplete answers many of the phone calls [...]

BFC 014: 7 Reasons Sitting Is Just As Deadly As Sugar

March 13th, 2018|Food|

If orange is the new black, then sitting is the new sugar. Like sugar, sitting can introduce a whole host of health conditions into our bodies that creep up without us even realizing they're happening. Here are seven ways sitting is just as bad — if not worse — than sugar, and how to [...]

BFC 013: 15 Low-Carb Dessert Recipes That Will Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth Without Wrecking Your Health

February 28th, 2018|Desserts|

In a culture that centers squarely around food, it seems that many of our celebrations do the same. Our social calendars are full of happy hours, dinners, parties and other gatherings that will likely include food that isn’t necessarily friendly to diabetics For those of us who closely monitor our carbohydrate intake, these events [...]