Metabolic Syndrome

Metabolic syndrome, also known as insulin resistance, is a major and escalating worldwide health problem that doubles the risk of developing cardiovascular disease and quintuples the risk of diabetes. It is a symptom-less and progressive destroyer of your… Continue Reading

Statin Drugs Risky for Diabetics

In 2011, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration ordered the manufacturers of statins, the widely prescribed cholesterol-lowering drugs, to include a warning on medication labels about the potential for raising blood sugar levels. The action took place after… Continue Reading


Diabetes is a disease characterized by high levels of glucose in the blood which are due the body’s inability to produce and/or effectively use insulin. Because (type II) diabetes is so closely associated with overweight and obesity and… Continue Reading