Diets, calories, and longevity – With Dr. Peter Attia




Type 1 Diabetics: Why Don’t I Need Insulin?

This is an article about instances where diabetics eat large meals without any insulin. Very strange episodes happen where no insulin is needed, and sugar levels do not rise.

How to Explain Diabetes to a 10 Year Old

As adults, we often have a hard time explaining grown up things, like illnesses, to children. Often, when children ask in their innocent way, we are hard pressed to find the words to tell them; even taken off guard, when the question comes out of the blue. Please don’t shoo them away like it’s a dirty secret.

Type 2 Diabetes – Does Having Pre-Eclampsia Lead to A Higher Risk of Developing Diabetes?

Pre-eclampsia used to be known as toxemia of pregnancy. Anyone watching Downton Abbey will remember Lady Sybil dying from “toxemia.” It is no longer believed to be caused by toxins, and magnesium sulfate prevents eclampsia, or seizures. Death has become quite rare. The condition is diagnosed when pregnant women develop… high blood pressure, swollen ankles, exaggerated reflexes, and protein in their urine. Women with the condition rarely have it more than once, although pre-eclampsia has been associated with the risk of chronic high blood pressure. According to an article published in January 2015, women who developed pre-eclampsia are vulnerable to other conditions.

Type 2 Diabetes – 4 Ways To Curb Your Appetite

Learning to suppress or, better yet, control your appetite is crucial for diabetics looking to treat their condition. Type 2 diabetes unfortunately surfaces as a result of poor lifestyle habits and their accrued effects over the years. Weight gain, especially around the abdominal area, is notably responsible for the development of Type 2 diabetes. If you’re able to control and properly direct your appetite, you can treat your blood sugar levels successfully. It may take some time and effort, but nothing worth doing or having comes easy. Here are four ways to help you curb your appetite…

Type 2 Diabetes – The Effect of a High Protein Intake on Your Blood Pressure

Many of us were taught from childhood protein was good for us… but it seems it can have a few drawbacks. According to scientists at Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, Brazil, overdoing the intake of protein, especially animal protein, is dangerous for your blood pressure level.

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