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What Causes Diabetes?

“What Causes Diabetes?” After about age 20, we may have all the insulin-producing beta cells we’re ever going to have in our pancreas, and so if we lose them, we may lose them for good. Autopsy studies show that by the time type 2 diabetes is diagnosed we may have already killed off half of […]

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Siteman Education Series – Diarrhea
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Siteman Education Series – Diarrhea

Welcome to the Siteman Cancer Center Patient Education Video Library. The purpose of this video is to talk about diarrhea. , an unpleasant but very common and often unrecognized symptom for many people with cancer. Diarrhea is defined as having 3 or more loose or watery stools in a 24 hour period. In addition to […]

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Fish and Diabetes

“Fish and Diabetes” In the past two years, 6 separate meta-analyses have been published on the relationship between fish consumption and type 2 diabetes. The whole point of a meta-analysis, though, is to compile together the best studies done to date and see what the overall balance of evidence shows. The fact that there are […]

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How to Treat High Blood Pressure with Diet
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How to Treat High Blood Pressure with Diet

“How to Treat High Blood Pressure with Diet” High blood pressure ranks as the #1 risk factor for death and disability in the world. Previously, I showed how a plant-based diet may prevent high blood pressure, but what if you already have it? The American Heart Association, the American College of Cardiology, and the Centers […]

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Diabetes as a Disease of Fat Toxicity
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Diabetes as a Disease of Fat Toxicity

“Diabetes as a Disease of Fat Toxicity” Both prediabetes and type 2 diabetes is caused by insulin resistance, which is now accepted to be closely associated with the accumulation of fat within our muscle cells. This fat toxicity inside our muscles is a major factor in the cause of insulin resistance and Type 2 diabetes, […]

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