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It’s time we start talking about diabulimia

When we think eating disorders, our minds almost instantly conjure up thoughts of starvation, over-exercising, or binging and purging cycles. But thereÔÇÖs another kind of eating disorder thatÔÇÖs just as powerful. One that is estimated to affect hundreds of people with type 1 diabetes each year. ItÔÇÖs called diabulimia, and it may be more prevalent […]

Everyday dehydration is having a major effect on y...

Stop and think for a second: Are you dehydrated right now? Are you sure? According to the Institute of Medicine, 75 percent of Americans live with a condition called chronic dehydration. This means that even though youÔÇÖre drinking fluids throughout the day, your body still isnÔÇÖt getting the amount it needs to thrive. In fact, […]

All About the Paleo Diet and How It Can Affect You...

Thanks to well-known social media sites like Pinterest, different diet trends are becoming more widespread than ever before. Case in point: The paleo diet. Browse any bookshop, cooking store, or recipe website, and youÔÇÖre almost guaranteed to find information about ÔÇ£going paleoÔÇØ and how it can help you lose weight, improve digestion, build muscle, and […]

What the dawn phenomenon means for your blood suga...

Ever wonder why your blood sugar is a tad higher than normal when you wake up in the morning? After all, youÔÇÖve been fasting all night. Your sugar levels should be fairly low, right? Turns out, your body is experiencing the dawn phenomenon. The kicker? It happens to everybody–not just people with diabetes. While youÔÇÖre […]