Diabetes and Morning High Blood Sugar

(Source) For people taking insulin for diabetes, blood sugar levels are often elevated in the morning (hyperglycemia). This is likely caused by inadequate amounts of long-acting insulin before dinner or at bedtime. Morning high blood sugar is referred to as either the...

Is Fructose As Addictive As Alcohol?

(Source) Fructose, which literally means “fruit sugar,”* sounds so sweet and innocent. And indeed, when incorporated into the diet in moderate amounts in the form of fruit – always organic and raw, when possible – it’s about as pure and wholesome as a...

The Doctor Is In: The Dawn Phenomenon

By: Dr. Mona Morstein www.drmonamorstein.com The physiological event known as the “Dawn Phenomenon” (DP) is a frustrating effect for nearly every diabetic patient, whether they have T2, T1.5, or T1.  The DP is the main reason fasting glucose levels are usually the...

Heavenly Herb Encourages Beta Cell Generation, Fights Diabetes

(Excerpt) I think Holy Basil a fabulous herb. This herb has been prized for centuries and is considered a sacred plant. It is related to other types of basil, but it’s not the same as the fresh basil you buy in American supermarkets (which is great too), or the dried...