Dr. Sarah Hallberg received her Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree in 2002 and practiced as a primary care physician for eight years before becoming the medical director and founder of the Indiana University-Arnett Health Medical Weight Loss Program. She is board-certified by both the American Board of Obesity Medicine and the American Board of Internal Medicine. Dr. Hallberg also has a Master’s and Bachelor’s of Science in Kinesiology and Exercise Science from Illinois State University and has worked as a fitness trainer and instructor.
Dr. Hallberg is currently the Medical Director at Virta Health. She also created the Medically Supervised Weight Loss Program at Indiana University Health Arnett and serves as its Medical Director. She is an adjunct Clinical Professor of Medicine at Indiana University School of Medicine. Dr. Hallberg is an expert in diabetes care and is board certified in Internal Medicine, Obesity Medicine, and Clinical Lipidology and also a Registered Clinical Exercise Physiologist from the ACSM.
Type 2 Diabetes – Time to Turn Over a New Leaf
You may be one of many to have been recently diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes. You are not alone: many people are in the same predicament. Moreover, there is a solution, so you should not despair. As you are about to learn, Type 2 diabetes presents an opportunity: a fresh start. For you, it may be time to turn over a new leaf. Since it catches many by surprise, an out of control high and unstable blood sugar diagnosis is a common cause of worry, anxiety, and frustration. But these feelings should be pushed away. Instead of seeing Type 2 diabetes as a crisis, see it as a wake-up call – a chance to improve your lifestyle.
Type 2 Diabetes – How Well Does The Heart Work When Blood Sugar Levels Are High?
Heart and blood vessel disease is a known serious complication of Type 2 diabetes. According to a new study, anyone diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes along with their doctor need to be suspicious of possible heart disease early: preferably before signs or symptoms of heart problems appear. In February of 2017, the Journal of Diabetes Complications reported on a study from the University of Verona and many other research institutions in Italy. In it, forty-four men with newly diagnosed Type 2 diabetes and one hundred and seventy-two men with chronic cases without known complications were examined for signs of heart disease. Images of each man’s heart, especially their left ventricle, revealed changes that, untreated, would more than likely lead to heart failure.
Type 2 Diabetes – The Difference Between Insulin Resistance and Insulin Sensitivity
Those who have Type 2 diabetes are almost always going to know more about the disease than those who do not deal with high or low blood sugar. That being said, no matter which camp you are in, it is unlikely you will ever fully understand the condition. While it is simple to grasp on the surface, in reality, it is a complex disease with many intricacies. You will not need to know everything about Type 2 diabetes. What you do need to know, however, whether you are a Type 2 diabetic or not, is the difference between insulin resistance and insulin sensitivity.
Ways To Bring Awareness Of Diabetes Risk
Diabetes, also known as “the silent killer”, is a chronic disease that occurs when the body does not produce enough insulin. Show people how important it is to take the Diabetes Risk Test!
Type 2 Diabetes – Are Depression and A Sedentary Lifestyle A Vicious Cycle?
Depression is commonly seen in people diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes and also in those individuals who live a sedentary way of life. Some investigators have suggested a vicious circle exists. Depressed people often lack the motivation for physical activity, and lack of physical activity could lead to depression. According to a February 2017 report in the Canadian Journal of Diabetes, this is not the case.