Insulin sensitivity is how sensitive a person’s body is to insulin. Ideally, you want your body to be highly sensitive to insulin, meaning your body responds quickly, appropriately, and efficiently when it senses insulin is released. Insulin takes carbohydrates into cells to be used for fuel.
"Eat your vegetables" is something you probably hear in your sleep. Between your doctor, dietitian, endocrinologist, and bariatric surgeon you probably have heard that adage a hundred times. And it’s true, you should eat your vegetables. They are packed full of vitamins, minerals, and fiber, which are all great for diabetics. But, some vegetables could actually be causing spikes in your blood sugar.
What’s a Plant-Based Diet? Recent documentaries have been promoting the benefits of a plant based diet; a diet rich with legumes and vegetables. Many people find making these changes helps their energy, stregnth and weight. The basis of this guide is health, and many people switch to eating plants because they want to lose weight, […]
Risks and Benefits of Roux-en-Y, Sleeve Gastrectomy, and Lap Band Procedures Weight Loss Surgery such as Sleeve Gastrectomy, has been shown to be the most effective and long lasting treatment for morbid obesity. Weight loss surgeries are also effective in treating obesity related conditions, resulting from significant weight loss. The safety of weight loss surgery […]
Weight Loss Surgery effecting Diabetes Benefits of bariatric weight loss surgery are well established for maintaining sustainable weight loss. Recent research has shown that bariatric surgery not only affects weight loss, but surgery can also help reduce or eliminate specific diseases. One disease in particular includes controlling diabetes, a disease resulting from high blood sugar. […]
Bariatric Surgery in Florida Being overweight or obese is an epidemic that not only threatens Americans’ quality of life but also the length of their lives. Studies show that more than one-third of the U.S. population is considered obese, and bariatric surgery in florida along with medical costs associated with obesity and obesity related conditions […]
Significant Reductions in Binge Eating Occur After Weight Loss Surgery Binge Eating Disorder is the most common eating disorder in the United States and is prevalent in up to 30% of those seeking weight loss treatment. Its prevalence in the population at large is eight percent. It can have an exclusive night eating or nocturnal […]