Category: Insulin Resistance

August 13, 2019

Sugar, Cancer and Testing

Dr. Erin Crossman, ND   Let’s briefly discuss the relationship between sugar and cancer and then touch on tests for how sugar may be impacting your body.   Most sugars consumed are converted into glucose sugar in our bodies. Glucose is a primary fuel source for most cells of the body.   Compared to a […]

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November 23, 2016

Brain Health: Testing Your Neurotransmitters

Dr. Samantha Gray, ND RAc Neurotransmitters are unique chemicals that facilitate the transmission of signals or messages throughout the body. Neurotransmitters are particularly active in the brain to influence and regulate a wide range of processes such as mental performance, emotions, pain response and energy levels. Neurotransmitters are the brain’s chemical messengers, facilitating communication among […]

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February 16, 2016

Cortisol Rebalancing: A Personalized Approach

Dr. Jeannie Achuff, ND  A major player in insulin resistance is stress which, in physiological terms, means elevated cortisol levels or adrenal imbalance. Our modern lifestyles impose a higher than desirable level of constant/ baseline stress on our systems. Even if we have not been through one of the recognized top life stressors recently (marriage, […]

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Insulin Resistance: What it is and what you can do about it.

Dr. Kristin Schnurr, ND What is Insulin Resistance? Insulin is the hormone whose main function is to process sugar in the bloodstream and carry it to fat, liver, and muscle cells to be stored for later use. When your body is flooded with too much insulin too much of the time, your cells can become […]

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March 11, 2014

Blood Sugar Balance for Optimal Health and Energy

  In this video, Dr. Miranda Wiley, ND explains, elevated blood sugar levels have been linked to such modern afflictions as diabetes, obesity, heart disease, arthritis, dementia, and cancers. This talk seeks to explain the potential for harm caused by chronically elevated blood sugar levels or erratic blood sugar swings. Link to video here  

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March 6, 2013

Making Sense of Insulin Resistance

Dr. Kristin Schnurr, ND What is Insulin Resistance? Insulin is the hormone whose main function is to process sugar in the bloodstream and carry it to fat, liver, and muscle cells to be stored for later use.  When your body is flooded with too much insulin too much of the time, your cells can become […]

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