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Your Diabetes Breakthrough
22 minutes | 6 days ago
168 Jim LaValle on Metabolic Inflammation and Diabetes
In this podcast, Tracy Herbert shares excerpts from an interview with Jim LaValle who is an internationally recognized clinical pharmacist, author, board-certified clinical nutritionist, and expert and educator in integrative and precision health. Jim shares how fasting blood sugar levels, stress, and sleep impacts inflammation along with tips on critical blood tests to understand your overall health. Links: https://www.metaboliccode.com https://www.jimlavalle.com/
17 minutes | 13 days ago
167 Doing this is Critical for Diabetes Control and Longer Life
In this podcast Tracy Herbert shares research on the importance of gum health, oral health, and its connection with living longer. Even if you fear going to the dentist, it’s critical for overall health, living longer, and blood sugar control. Visiting the dentist for teeth cleaning and regular dental exams is critical for good health. Dental Treatment Helps Lower Hemoglobin A1c: https://www.endocrineweb.com/news/diabetes/59025-dental-treatment-helps-lower-your-hemoglobin-a1c CDC and Oral Health: https://www.cdc.gov/oralhealth/conditions/index.html CDC and Cost Related to Dental Issues: https://www.cdc.gov/oralhealth/conditions/index.html Mayo Clinic Overall Health and Oral Health: https://www.mayoclinic.org/healthy-lifestyle/adult-health/in-depth/dental/art-20047475 Want to live longer: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3124861/
18 minutes | 20 days ago
166 Foolproof Ways to Take Control of Your Health
In this podcast Tracy Herbert shares strategies on ways to make positive changes to your health, starting right now! She covers things like asking for help, making your health a priority by placing it on the calendar, measure your progress, and keeping motivated, are just a few of the tips you will learn in this podcast. “Incredible change happens in your life when you decide to take control of what you do have power over, instead of craving control over what you don’t.” Anonymous Links: Importance of Writing Down Goals: https://www.dominican.edu/sites/default/files/2020-02/gailmatthews-harvard-goals-researchsummary.pdf Importance of Accountability: https://www.afcpe.org/news-and-publications/the-standard/2018-3/the-power-of-accountability/
13 minutes | a month ago
165 New Research on a Popular Drink That Impacts Diabetes, Alzheimer's, and Depression
In this podcast Tracy Herbert shares new research on how drinking coffee and green tea has even more health benefits then previously known. Drinking caffeine can lengthen life, reduce risk of developing Type 2 diabetes, can protect us against Alzheimer's, reduce depression, just to name a few. This is a podcast you will not want to miss. Japanese study on drinking coffee and green tea: https://drc.bmj.com/content/8/1/e001252 Caffeine and Alzheimer’s: https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1046/j.1468-1331.2002.00421.x Dutch European Study: https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s00125-009-1516-3 Women and Depression: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/21949167/ Reduce Stroke Risk: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/23493733/ Coffee and Longevity: https://www.news-medical.net/news/20190513/Coffee-and-longevity-debate-continues.aspx
24 minutes | a month ago
164 Dr. Nicholas Pennings on Diabetes and the Obesity Connection
In this podcast Tracy Herbert interviews Nicholas Pennings, DO, FOMA, who is Chair and Associate Professor of Family Medicine. He is board certified in Family Medicine and Obesity Medicine. Dr. Pennings moved from private practice into academic medicine joining the faculty of the Campbell University School of Osteopathic Medicine in 2013. He serves as the director of the Campbell University Health Center. Dr. Pennings is a fellow of the Obesity Medicine Association and serves as an Executive Director for Medical Education for the Obesity Medicine Association. Dr. Pennings shares important insights like: “My biggest tip for someone with diabetes is that you have more control over the disease than you think.” “The most important thing you can do is learn.” “Changing your relationship with food.” “If we can shift that mindset away from good or bad foods to healthy versus unhealthy foods then we can make our food choices centered around our goals.” To learn more about Dr. Pennings: https://directory.campbell.edu/people/nicholas-pennings/ Dr Pennings podcast link: https://obesitymedicine.org/category/podcasts/
12 minutes | a month ago
163 How to Build a Stronger and Heathier Brain
In this podcast Tracy Herbert shares the newest scientific research and strategies on improving brain health no matter your age or current health level. By practicing the tools and strategies in this podcast it is possible to improve your brain health at any age. Harvard Health Improving the Mind: https://www.health.harvard.edu/mind-and-mood/6-simple-steps-to-keep-your-mind-sharp-at-any-age Exercise and Brain Health: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6770965/
11 minutes | 2 months ago
162 The Diabetes Vitamin D Connection
In this podcast Tracy Herbert shares up-to-date research on the importance of Vitamin D for better health and diabetes management. And learn the surprising results from a Boston University study showing a correlation between low Vitamin D levels and increased COVID -19 risk. Islet Cell Death Link: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6769474/ Insulin Resistance Weight Gain Connection Dr. Al Sears: https://alsearsmd.com/2020/10/vitamin-d-deficiency-has-lead-to-weight-gain/ Insulin Resistance and Vitamin D Study: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6408731/ Vitamin D and Damage Healing Caused by Blood Pressure: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/29416330/ Vitamin D and Diabetes Control: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2426990/#b8-0540864 Mayo Clinic Recommendations: https://newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org/discussion/mayo-clinic-q-and-a-how-much-vitamin-d-do-i-need/#:~:text=Mayo%20Clinic%20recommends%20that%20adults,may%20have%20additional%20health%20benefits. Dr Anthony Fauci article: https://www.cnbc.com/2020/09/26/how-to-know-if-you-have-a-vitamin-d-deficiency.html?__source=androidappshare
17 minutes | 2 months ago
161 Your Top Diabetes Questions Answered
In this podcast Tracy Herbert answers these questions from listeners: My husband has had diabetes for about five years but I can’t get him to take care of himself. What do I do? I keep seeing ads about reversing diabetes Can I get rid of my diabetes? Why does my doctor tell me it’s okay to eat fruit, but doesn’t it have a lot of sugar like candy and desserts? Three years ago I was diagnosed with diabetes and I’m struggling with everything related to diabetes. How did you learn to accept it? Will insulin make me gain weight? Are complications with diabetes inevitable? Why isn’t my HbA1c test getting any better…..I’ve tried everything? What do I do?
27 minutes | 2 months ago
160 Interview with Martie Whittekin on Living Healthy With or Without Diabetes
In this podcast Tracy Herbert interviews Radio Personality and Certified Clinical Nutritionist Martie Whittekin on tools for living healthy with diabetes or dealing with other health issues. Martie is the longtime radio host of Healthy by Nature heard around the country. To find Martie, sign up for her newsletters, where to find Healthy by Nature Radio Show, and other important links: Library article(s) on diabetes Newsletter Streaming and podcast Broadcast stations by state Martie’s interview with Dr. Richard Bernstein: https://hbnshow.com/archives/november-10th-2007/
23 minutes | 2 months ago
159 Diabetes 101
In this podcast Tracy Herbert delves deep in the differences between prediabetes, Type 2 diabetes, and Type 1 diabetes. Even though the complications and symptoms are often similar these types of diabetes are very different. This is a podcast to share with family, friends, and others when trying to explain your type of diabetes. As always Tracy provides strategies on ways to stay healthy with or without diabetes.
30 minutes | 2 months ago
158 Interview with Daniel Conklin, Ph.D. on How the Environment Impacts Diabetes
Wildfires on the West Coast, California, Oregon and Washington are affecting millions of people today. Many are asking what they can do to breathe easier while affected by the air pollution these fires cause. In this podcast Tracy Herbert interviews Daniel Conklin, Ph.D. Professor of Medicine at the University of Louisville Christina Lee Brown Envirome Institute. Dr. Conklin shares insights on how pollution in the environment plays a role in insulin resistance. Research shows people with diabetes may have increased insulin resistance due to air pollution. To help us understand how people diagnosed with diabetes and those who are healthy but living in wildfire zones and highly polluted area can best protect themselves, Tracy gains insights in this podcast from Dr. Daniel Conklin. Christina Lee Brown Envirome Institute: https://enviromeinstitute.com Laboratory research page: https://louisville.edu/envirome/research/laboratories/conklin-laboratory
15 minutes | 3 months ago
157 Super Charge Your Immune System
Is it possible to improve our immune system before the flu and cold season hits? In this podcast Tracy Herbert shares research on ways to improve your immune system and strategies to shorten the duration of an illness. Vitamins to Boost Immunity: https://health.clevelandclinic.org/3-vitamins-best-boosting-immunity/ Garlic to Improve Immune: https://www.urmc.rochester.edu/encyclopedia/content.aspx?contenttypeid=19&contentid=Garlic#:~:text=Garlic%20has%20been%20used%20as,also%20claimed%20to%20fight%20infections.
14 minutes | 3 months ago
156 ONE THING
It all boils down to doing just ONE THING. In this podcast Tracy Herbert shares strategies and ideas on doing just ONE THING to improve your health and even make the world a better place.
23 minutes | 3 months ago
155 Key Skill to Take Control of Your Health
In this podcast, Tracy Herbert shares excerpts from a recent podcast interview on ways to improve self-discipline. Practicing these strategies will help you improve your health and life. Developing muscles on our body takes time but the same is true when we develop strong self-control muscles.
14 minutes | 3 months ago
154 Promising New Diabetes Research
In this podcast Tracy Herbert shares new and promising diabetes research that is guaranteed to provide hope to anyone living with diabetes or has a friend or family member with diabetes. Rheumatoid Arthritis and Diabetes: https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/acr.24343 https://www.medwirenews.com/diabetes/ra-linked-to-reduced-type-2-diabetes-risk/18264892 https://sg.news.yahoo.com/diabetes-drug-treatment-arthritis-155004436.html?soc_src=social-sh&soc_trk=tw Blood Test for Children to Determine Risk Later in Life: https://www.futurity.org/diabetes-risk-blood-test-2420182-2/ Routine Heel Prick Newborn Baby Test: https://www.jdrf.org/press-releases/new-test-better-predicts-which-babies-will-develop-type-1-diabetes/ Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Pain Associated with Diabetes: http://peersforprogress.org/pfp_evidence/peer-support-intervention-improves-pain-related-outcomes-among-rural-adults-with-diabetes-and-chronic-pain-at-12-month-follow-up/ https://www.ajmc.com/view/vagus-nerve-stimulation-effective-for-acute-headache-pain-review-finds Medicare Cap on Insulin: https://www.sun-sentinel.com/news/politics/fl-ne-ap-insulin-price-drop-20200527-cmbxupvzhfdgje43siowo4rfqq-story.html https://www.fiercehealthcare.com/payer/industry-voices-new-medicare-plan-helps-make-insulin-affordable-at-last Testosterone Therapy and Type 2 Diabetes: https://dom-pubs.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1111/dom.14122
17 minutes | 4 months ago
153 Diabetes Supplements That Will Surprise You
In this podcast Tracy Herbert reviews five supplements proven to help with diabetes. Some may surprise you like it has so many others, especially the last one. Below are links to some of the research mentioned in the podcast: Reducing Pain: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4353712/ Acetyle L-Carnitine Kaiser Permanente and diabetic neuropathy: https://wa.kaiserpermanente.org/kbase/topic.jhtml?docId=hn-2795007 Chromium: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3135886/ https://www.nature.com/articles/srep15606 https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3537689/ Magnesium: https://ods.od.nih.gov/factsheets/Magnesium-Consumer/ https://d1wqtxts1xzle7.cloudfront.net/49446359/j.clnu.2006.03.00320161008-9678-1e2xtn1.pdf?1475914533=&response-content-disposition=inline%3B+filename%3DMagnesium_and_diabetes_mellitus_Their_re.pdf&Expires=1596216910&Signature=MHtAkxyaw2OqQ-lARp49GvV5CUJzQgjk-a~ZyvIusg75JsP9GrxvimXqy8PJfCLai3BVv4NmcppaJKTyoBjXndMaM4gHmtOzG-DoYFcHb45VkbUki80FXxb4IpeK0JK1d4d2HVLtuHgV80w7VjkBAEwji6BwtC83EA4h5J68rJf0bNQsLpForHsEGr6FU0j0PD-Hed1nbVj9gTYZc2v-Bl2PIlS4DJddo4j0Ibo78VbLFOZIogLXPkpMZsazueBsRAI70gXaYB6Kd8rDqNhwgXIOEq3VIlcViATZVWKfkyOcp8BNczSXFjcHnyo5BBR4FTfpZrhFj8nwThhypXk3~w__&Key-Pair-Id=APKAJLOHF5GGSLRBV4ZA https://books.google.com/books?hl=en&lr=&id=-y-GDwAAQBAJ&oi=fnd&pg=PA231&dq=rule+of+chromium+supplementation+in+human+health+and+in+diabetes&ots=fU9wlZz5M0&sig=caED62GCK-0uONAfAsOUje5Wre0#v=onepage&q&f=false Cod Liver Oil and Diabetes: https://www.webmd.com/diabetes/news/20000922/can-cod-liver-oil-help-prevent-diabetes https://www.diabetes.co.uk/news/2006/nov/cod-liver-oil-could-prevent-diabetes.html#:~:text=Many%20naturally%20occurring%20substances%20and,dependent%20diabetes%2C%20or%20type%201. https://www.nutraingredients.com/Article/2003/12/16/Vitamin-D-cod-liver-oil-protect-against-diabetes#:~:text=The%20researchers%20suggest%20that%20cod,of%20vitamin%20D%20from%20supplements.
12 minutes | 4 months ago
152 How Win the Burnout Battle that Steals Health and Longevity
Are you or have your ever suffered from burnout? In this podcast Tracy Herbert shares strategies on recognizing burnout, what to do to get out of it, and how to prevent it. Link: Help Guide Stress Burnout Prevention: https://www.helpguide.org/articles/stress/burnout-prevention-and-recovery.htm
14 minutes | 4 months ago
151 The Weight Gain Adrenal Connection
In this podcast Tracy Herbert shares strategies to help you determine if you are suffering from Adrenal Fatigue. In just a short time this negative health issue can be virtually eliminated by practicing these strategies. Disorders of Adrenals: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/1445172/#:~:text=Disorders%20of%20the%20adrenal%20cortex,at%20the%20post%2Dreceptor%20level. Stress and blood sugar: https://dtc.ucsf.edu/types-of-diabetes/type2/understanding-type-2-diabetes/how-the-body-processes-sugar/blood-sugar-stress/ Glucose and Stress and Cortisol: https://www.todaysdietitian.com/newarchives/111609p38.shtml#:~:text=Under%20stressful%20conditions%2C%20cortisol%20provides,to%20increased%20blood%20sugar%20levels. Ways to Lower Cortisol: https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/322335#natural-ways-to-lower-cortisol Adrenal Fatigue: https://www.webmd.com/a-to-z-guides/adrenal-fatigue-is-it-real#1.
13 minutes | 4 months ago
150 Watch the Clock to Lose Weight
In this podcast Tracy Herbert shares an easier way to lose weight by only eating during an eight-hour window.. It’s pretty simple by eating a late breakfast either 10 AM or 11 AM and supper 6 PM or 7 PM that evening. Eating healthy throughout the eight hours and avoiding the late-night snacking helps with better sleep, more energy the next day, and of course helps with weight loss. If you are on medication, talk with your doctor first, but this is a great strategy especially for those with prediabetes. Intermittent fasting versus calorie restriction for weight loss and preventing Type 2 diabetes: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/24993615/
27 minutes | 5 months ago
149 Slashing Your Diabetes Risks
In this podcast Tracy Herbert shares a portion of a recent interview on reducing the risks of developing diabetes. She shares information from research on diet and supplements that are effective against Type 2 diabetes.
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