Healthy Meal Ideas For Diabetics

If you’ve never heard of resistant starches, you’re probably not alone. But if you’ve never heard of resistant starches and you’re diabetic, take notice. In December of 2016, the Food and Drug Administration approved the claim that resistant starches may reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes. After 21 years of research, the FDA acknowledged resist...
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9 Herbal Supplements That Control Blood Sugar Levels

There are about 27 million people in the U.S. with it. Another 86 million have pre-diabetes — and the diabetes epidemic shows no sign of slowing. Type 2 diabetes, can be controlled through controlled blood sugar levels. When diet and exercise are not enough to control blood sugar, some people with type 2 diabetes turn to medications, howev...
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Diabetes 101…What Causes It and Why

Disordered metabolism. It’s how Frederick Banting, the doctor who first administered insulin, defined diabetes. He described it as the body’s inability to burn carbohydrate, as well as protein and fat. The carbohydrates we eat are the first nutrients our bodies use for energy. The body converts carbs into glucose, and then releases glucose into...
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What Exactly Is Neuropathy?

What Exactly Is Neuropathy? The average person walks about 115,000 miles in a lifetime: more than four trips around the globe. So diabetic neuropathy, the nerve damage that affects the legs and feet of 60 to 70 percent of all diabetics, can be a debilitating problem. Diabetes results when the body is unable to take up glucose, either becau...
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Is Benfotiamine Useful in Treating Neuropathy?

OUR CUSTOMER IS SPEAKING and she thinks Benfotiamine let her paint again! “I have had Type 1 Diabetes for almost 40 years but my A1C has always been < 6 or 7. Despite the obsessive care I take in keeping my blood sugar stable, I developed neuropathy in my fingers and toes 2 years ago. I am an artist and I depend on touch. When the neuropathy...
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Is Benfotiamine Beneficial For Diabetics?

Do you know that over 29.1 million Americans are suffering from diabetes? Diabetes is one of today’s most challenging healthy afflictions, owing to its explosive growth, devasting effects on the body, and the difficulty of effectively treating the disease and its complications. In a healthy person, the pancreas produces the hormone, insulin, wh...
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