Treatment and Management. Part 2

The medical management of Type 2 diabetes has changed dramatically over the recent years. Several new oral medications have been released on the market, providing more treatment options. Sulfonylureas are a group of drugs that stimulate the release of insulin from the pancreas. Medications in this category include Glucotrol, Microase and Amaryl. Read the rest of this entry »

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Disturb Something

Willingness to change is vital to healthy aging, especially in today’s world. Stagnant water holds no life. Only the water that is moving, flowing and teaming with activity will sustain life. The still waters of a healthy pond are actually, almost invisibly moving, disturbed and refreshed by the inlet and outlet of the deeper waters below the stillness. Read the rest of this entry »

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Treatment and Management. Part 1

The goal of the treatment and management of diabetes is to decrease symptoms and prevent short-term complications such as low blood sugar (hypoglycemia), high blood sugar (hyperglycemia) or ketoacidosis.
The caregiver and patient also should strive to eliminate or minimize long-term problems such as eye disease (retinopathy), kidney disease (nephropathy), nerve damage (neuropathy), heart disease (macrovascular disease), stroke, and blood vessel disease in the extremities (peripheral vascular disease). Read the rest of this entry »

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Parenting a Century from Today, Part 2

Good listening skills are the most important, and it is no wonder that our creator gave us one mouth and two ears! It is best to turn up our listening sensitivity, especially during our child’s teen years, when it seems most critical. Read the rest of this entry »

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Parenting a Century from Today, Part 1

After most of the parents of today are gone, say in about 100 years, the things (cars, status, houses, etc.) that seem important today will not really mean too much. The world will be a better place because our children are loved. Read the rest of this entry »

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Attract New Members With Portals. Part 2

When offering potential club members a solution, a marketing piece could be developed that states, “Need to lose 10 pounds before that important occasion in your life? A complete six-week program is designed to get the quickest results possible. No membership necessary. All-inclusive course includes personal training, nutritional program, supplements and a workout log.” Read the rest of this entry »

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Attract New Members With Portals. Part 1

Imagine a long, narrow, terrifying passageway that leads to unseen obstacles and daily setbacks. This passageway is the start of a journey with no foreseeable end that you may never live to finish. This isn’t an excerpt from a scary novel, but an idea of what it can be like for a person to join your health club. Read the rest of this entry »

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Herbal Medicine in Combination With Other Alternative Modalities, Part 2

How naturopathy works effectively to heal.

Using the person’s lifestyle, eating habits, stress levels, belief system and spiritual insight in diagnosing health or illness. High-stress lifestyles and poor eating habits play a big part in disorders. Read the rest of this entry »

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Herbal Medicine in Combination With Other Alternative Modalities, Part 1

An extensive case history will be taken on your first visit to your herbalist. Not unlike the history and physical you would get from a conventional doctor. You will be asked to describe your medical history and current symptoms.
Particular attention will be paid to eating habits, defecation and sleep patterns. This gives the herbalist the ability to know what type of herbs you need to bring your body back in balance. Combining herbal treatments with naturopathy helps to achieve the ultimate goal of homeostasis (well-being of the body when it heals itself). Read the rest of this entry »

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Weight loss. Ask me how! Part 5

If you are using E+C product, know of someone who is, or are considering it, consider these suggestions:

If you’re unsure or puzzled about taking an E+C product, talk to your doctor or other health professional. If you do take an E+C product tell your doctor/health professional what you’re taking when you see them, even if they don’t ask you. Read the rest of this entry »

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