Distraction: Enemy Number One

Distraction: Enemy Number One (Source) Distraction: Enemy Number One – There is a big reason why Americans are so sick. And it is not because there is some undiscovered treatment, drug or Holy Grail. It is because taking action is becoming harder and harder in...

Diabetes Black Jack Stacking Favorable Odds

Diabetes Black Jack Stacking Favorable Odds Diabetes Black Jack Stacking Favorable Odds – Casinos enjoy an enviable position because of the environment they create for themselves. Everything from their choice of games, to the free drinks their wait staff serves,...

Keys Facing Overcoming Adversity

Keys Facing Overcoming Adversity (Source) Keys Facing Overcoming Adversity – It is impossible to avoid challenges and adversities in life. Whether it be a health crisis, job loss, death of a loved one, break up or other difficulty, we all must face and confront...

Support When We Had No One to Turn To

Support When We Had No One to Turn To Health-e-Solutions Comment: We find that having a support system in place when facing a challenging chronic or autoimmune disease such as type 1 diabetes, is vital to successful treatment and wellbeing. Listen to this kind and...

Whole Foods Plant Based Diet Reverses Disease

Whole Foods Plant Based Diet Reverses Disease (Source) Whole Foods Plant Based Diet Reverses Disease – There has been a growing amount of research on whole foods impact on health.  There are numerous articles that suggest that whole foods could reverse...

New EASD ADA Diabetes Treatment Goals

New EASD ADA Diabetes Treatment Goals (Source) New EASD ADA Diabetes Treatment Goals – A new position statement for treatment of type 2 diabetes treatment focuses on the individual patient rather than a “one number fits all” HbA1c target. The new...

LabStyle Innovations Corp Dario Diabetes Solutions

(Source) LabStyle Innovations Corp Dario Diabetes Solutions – Having a chronic disease like diabetes engenders a sense of isolation that hasn’t been adequately addressed by technology until now. With Dario, LabStyle Innovations Corp. has created a device...

10 Simple Things Make You Happier

10 Simple Things Make You Happier (Source) 10 Simple Things Make You Happier – Defining happiness is difficult, as happiness is actually a state of mind. What brings on happiness is therefore unique to the individual person; what makes you happy may be quite...

The Sum of My Days Determines My Success

The Sum of My Days Determines My Success The Sum of My Days Determines My Success – The game is won – or lost – not by the infrequent big changes, but by the frequent, planned, deliberate, and repeatable small ones. This is where your system comes in to play....

Losers Make Goals Winners Make Habits

Losers Make Goals Winners Make Habits Losers Make Goals Winners Make Habits – If you want to tackle a long-term goal you need a long-term strategy – something you can actually do day after day, and year after year. If you want to save money you need to set...

Relax and Heal

Relax and Heal Relax and Heal – Healing happens best in the physiologic relaxation response. The literal healing, maintenance and repair of body tissue occurs when the central nervous system is in parasympathetic dominance – the classic relaxation response. In...

Capturing the Outlook of Hope

Capturing the Outlook of Hope Capturing the Outlook of Hope – We received this note recently from a family that attended our Full Day Personal Workshop. It is inspiring and encouraging. It is notes just like these that keep us motivated to get the word out to...

Stopping Sugar Babies Genocide

Stopping Sugar Babies Genocide Stopping Sugar Babies Genocide – The following article by Dr. Mark Hyman elucidates the monumental problem the United States (indeed the world) faces with diabetes. He also offers great suggestions on what can be done about this...

Solidarity Creates Success Environment

Solidarity Creates Success Environment Health-e-Solutions comment: Solidarity Creates Success Environment – This family has made the choice to experience the Health-e-Solutions lifestyle together, as a show of solidarity with their type 1 diabetic son and...

Caring People Create World Changing Solutions

Caring People Create World Changing Solutions Caring People Create World Changing Solutions – “Be one of the few the proud the caring. Become part of the solution.  Never believe that a few caring people can’t change the world. For, indeed, that’s...

Hydration and Race Horses

Hydration and Race Horses Hydration is so important that unless you are “going like a race horse” you may need to consider increasing your fluid intake. We’ve all heard that proper hydration is important, but do you really know how much is enough? Our rule of thumb is...

“It Is Work, but It Is So Worth It”

Health-e-Solutions comment: Is it work to transform your lifestyle? Sure it is. Does it take time? You bet it does! Is it worth it? No question. Listen to this long-timer with the Health-e-Solutions lifestyle tell you the truth. “I have a 16 year old son who was...

Build a Support Network

“Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great makes you feel that you, too, can become great.” – Mark...

ADA: Nurse Tele-health Intervention Lowers HbA1c Levels by 2 Points

(Source ) A nurse-led telephone intervention program for patients with diabetes resulted in a significant reduction in HbA1c levels, with successfully treated patients reporting reductions of more than 3.0% from baseline…. The virtual program, which included no...

Health-e-Tip: 15 Tips for a Healthy Summer

(Source) Like mice following the pied piper, the sun calls us out of homes and offices, even in  the desert Southwest! The calendar fills up with trips, weddings, and baseball games. OK, I know summer is almost over for many of you, but not for us in the South! There...

Inexpensive Approach to Preventing Type 2 Diabetes Shows Promise

(Source) A simple, inexpensive method for preventing type 2 diabetes that relies on calling people and educating them on the sort of lifestyle changes they could make to avoid developing the disease has proven effective in a study conducted by researchers at the...

Develop your Support Network

“People often say that motivation doesn’t last. Well, neither does bathing – that’s why we recommend it daily.” – Zig...

“Three Times I Nearly Lost Her. I Am So Grateful”

“Three times I nearly lost her” You simply must read this message from the grateful partner of a type 1 diabetic woman who has been through the diabetic version of hell, stating, “Three time I nearly lost her”: “Knowledge is power and I...

Do You Need Encouraged?

Looking back over the last five years, I think of how many people encouraged our family in our journey with type 1 diabetes.  Space would not allow me to write the countless people and ways in which our spirits were lifted.  Amidst the storm many brilliant rays of...