Continuous Glucose Monitor (CGM)

One of the best advances in diabetes care is the continuous glucose monitor (CGM). It has been a game changer for my patients. They are easy to use, affordable, clinically proven to be accurate and some like the Freestyle Libre don’t even need any fingerstick glucose readings for calibration. They provide a wealth of information […]

Insulin Resistance

Recently I read an excellent article on insulin resistance on I have summarized some key features. I strongly recommend reading the full article at Background on Insulin: Insulin is an important hormone that we cannot live without. Its primary role is to keep our blood glucose levels in the normal range. When glucose […]

Immune Boosting Broth

  Here’s what you need: 8 oz of full salt broth of your choice: vegetable/bone/chicken/beef/turkey 1 teaspoon of butter ¼ teaspoon ground turmeric 1/8 teaspoon black pepper ¼ tsp of ground ginger 1 teaspoon ground flax seed 1 teaspoon dried mushroom powder 1 teaspoon nutritional yeast (I use Bragg’s Nutritional Yeast or one from Trader […]