Eating yourself sick: Insulin resistance and disease

The road to chronic disease — from arthritis to heart disease — is paved with sugar and refined carbohydrates. It’s a freeway that leads straight to insulin resistance syndrome, given the right conditions, most notably being overweight and inactive. The devastating chain of events that leads to chronic disease goes like this: Carbs and sugar break down in the digestive …

Sleepy after meals, can’t lose weight, and always hungry?

If you are sleepy after eating, always hungry, and can’t lose weight, you may suffer from insulin resistance, which raises your risk for diabetes. The good news is insulin resistance is often reversible through simple dietary changes. How do you know if you have insulin resistance? See if any of these symptoms apply to you: Fatigue after meals General fatigue Constant hunger …

Manage diabetes with functional medicine

Anyone with diabetes knows it’s important to manage insulin levels. Functional medicine offers unique tools to manage insulin and blood sugar — including diet, exercise, stress management, detoxification, and maximizing essential nutrients. To understand how all these tools apply, it’s helpful to know how insulin works. Insulin and Blood Sugar: A Balancing Act Insulin helps keep glucose (sugar) levels in …

Conditions Managed by Florida Functional Medicine

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] The Florida Center for Functional Medicine offers treatment plans designed to support you in regaining your health and managing the following health issues: [/vc_column_text][dt_gap height=”20″][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/4″][vc_column_text][dt_quote type=”pullquote” layout=”right” font_size=”normal” animation=”none” size=”1″]ADHD Adrenal Fatigue Allergies Alzheimer’s Anemia Anxiety Arthritis Autism Autoimmune Diet Autoimmune Disease Autoimmunity Brain Fog Brain Health Brain Function Questionnaire Brain Injury Celiac Chronic Fatigue Chronic Sinus Problems …