Adequate Vitamin Intake

Why ? Performing a plethora of roles to maintain good health and development, vitamins are essential nutrients that we can’t live without. Yet there are so many that perform wonders without our even actually being aware of it, until we don’t get sufficient amounts and problem occur. Vitamins are characterized by the following: They’re found naturally…

Signs That You Eat Too Much

By Chef Murph Eating is a fundamental pillar of life for all humans. Moreover, most of us enjoy it, especially when it’s some great tasting food! Unfortunately, we also don’t always have the best sense of when to stop, especially, in our current time when we have access to not only good-tasting foods but in…

Diabetes without Medication???

by k.T. Murphy  ‘Chef Murph” Many people believe that, as soon as they get the diagnosis of diabetes, there is nothing left to do but take medication for it.  Fortunately for many type 2 diabetics, this is not always the case.  Caught early enough, people can reverse the effects of diabetes even without medication. Diabetes…

Misconceptions About Diabetes

by K.T. Murphy  “Chef Murph” As diabetes mellitus becomes more prevalent in our developed society, we need to clear up the many misconceptions about the condition. Type 2 diabetes is very common and an ever increasingly prevalent illness that is largely preventable. Out of the 29.1 million diagnosed cases of diabetes, type 2 diabetes accounts for…

Diabetic Seniors & Special Concerns

By K.T. Murphy “Chef Murph” The prevalence of diabetes increases with age and, with our aging population, there will be a higher percentage of the population that suffers from this debilitating condition.  There are special concerns when dealing with seniors who have diabetes that need to be addressed as a person ages. Many times ailing…

Insulin Shock Versus Diabetic Coma

by K.T. Murphy  “Chef Murph” Dearest to my heart was my mother. My mother was diabetic and enjoyed drinking and smoking. Two, of the most detrimental habits to a diabetic. As a young child  5 (autistic) I would check to see if mommy was alive when I woke up in the morning. I would check her…

Type 2 Diabetes “Obesity”

by K.T. Murphy  “Chef Murph”  The connection between obesity and Type 2 Diabetes is obvious, 80% of individuals who are diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes are either overweight or obese with a Boyd Mass Index of 35 or more. Children who are obese are being diagnosed with type 2 diabetes earlier and earlier in life….

How can I tell if my child has diabetes?

by K.T. Murphy ‘Chef Murph”  Decades ago, diabetes mellitus type 2 was primarily a disease of adults.  In recent years, however, the incidence of type 2 diabetes has increased in children and adolescents so that some doctors are screening children for the disease along with their parents and grandparents.  Children are turning up with diabetes…

Myths About Diabetes, Top 10

by K.T. Murphy  ‘Chef Murph” Diabetes is a medical problem of sugar (glucose) metabolism that, unfortunately, many people have.  As our nation grows older, the prevalence of diabetes will grow. To illustrate the prevalence, here are some statistics: 1 million adults are diagnosed with diabetes, and type 2 diabetes accounts for 90% to 95% of…

Herbal Medicine For Diabetes

by K.T. Murphy ‘Chef Murph” Reading a book and or knowing a herbalist, does not make you an expert. Get professional help by a Doctor and talk about Herbal medication or supplements. It’s your life we’re talking about. Diabetes, while not as prevalent as it is today, has been around for many more years than…