Wednesday was World Contraception Day, so I thought it appropriate to bring up type 1 diabetes and contraception. Curious about contraception and type 1 diabetes? I've summarized some of the research on different options.
Have you ever wondered why winter seems to throw your blood sugars off?
Well, it all boils (or shall I say cools) down to physiology. In this post, I'm diving into how your body responds to cold environments and the impact that this might have on your blood sugars.
Here's how weight bias may impact your patients, and some steps to minimize weight bias for clinicians or future medical professionals.
Different from what every best selling diet author would have you believe, eating for optimal health is confusing and complicated for most people. Here are some of the factors that contribute to this confusion
Ketosis, Keto, Ketogenic... These key words seem to be popping up everywhere, from recent journal articles to fad diets to health blogs, but this concept is anything but new. This week we are putting ketosis under the microscope, examining the peer-reviewed research and the fads.
What are probiotics? Are probiotics even effective? What's going on in my gut? Exploring what research has shown on probiotics and our gut flora.
Thinking may feel like running a marathon, but it's a different game. Learn how to eat for exam day.
Want to know the secret to losing weight and keeping it off? There isn't one single easy solution, but I'll tell you four tips I've learned working in weight-loss research.
This week I set out to discover why I seem to be more insulin resistant when I'm at altitude. From Hyperventilation to Hemoconcentration, learn what happens to your body at high altitude.
You don't often hear the mineral Vanadium thrown about with regards to food. Vanadium to most is an obscure transition metal on the periodic table, not something dietary along the lines of calcium or iron. Vanadium is not an essential mineral, meaning our bodies don't rely on Vanadium to perform functions such as blood clotting (calcium [...]